What To Do With Overripe Bananas (Besides Making Banana Bread) (VIDEO)

September 17, 2014 11:13 AM

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There are endless recipes and cooking ideas for making the most of your fresh fruit, but what do you do when your ripe produce, like bananas, become discolored and mushy after sitting a little too long on the kitchen counter? If you're like most, you throw away the overripe offenders, but sustainable foods advocate says you shouldn't be so quick to turn toward the trash can.

Jenny McGruther, food educator and author of The Nourished Kitchen, is all about cooking with simple ingredients that are inherently flavorful, and says that overripe fruits fall beautifully into that category. You just have to know how to use them. Her favorite combination? Overripe bananas and smo...

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