Super simple green banana chips


Green bananas have amazingly different nutritional properties from the ripened yellow banana.  Essentially, they contain a type of food starch that cannot be broken down by the enzymes in your digestive system.  That action helps block sugar uptake, making them beneficial to folks wanting extra Vitamin B6, potassium and other nutrients, without the glycemic boost from a yellow banana.  Additionally, one banana provides one third the daily recommended amount of fiber.

However, you really need to cook them in some manner.  So, this is one method.

Peel and slice the banana in 1/4 inch thick slices.  In a non stick ceramic skillet, heat 3 tablespoons coconut oil.  Fry the slices to a golden brown on each side, remove, salt with sea salt and eat hot.

Another variation, dip slices in beaten egg, batter with fresh ground coconut, fry to a golden brown.  Try eating them as is, with sea salt or for a sweet treat, jelly or raw honey.

1 medium banana (7 inches to 7¾ inches long): 24 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 105 calories.


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