Delicious Recipes to Try with Bananas and Strawberries

Bananas and strawberries are a classic and delicious combination that can be used in a variety of recipes, from breakfast to dessert. Here are three delightful recipes to try using bananas and strawberries:

1. Banana Strawberry Smoothie Bowl:


  • 2 ripe bananas, frozen and sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk (dairy or plant-based)
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup (optional)
  • Toppings: sliced bananas, sliced strawberries, granola, chia seeds


  1. In a blender, combine the frozen banana slices, strawberries, Greek yogurt, milk, and sweetener (if using).
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy, adding more milk if needed to achieve the desired consistency.
  3. Pour the smoothie into a bowl.
  4. Top with sliced bananas, sliced strawberries, granola, and chia seeds.
  5. Enjoy with a spoon!

2. Banana Strawberry Pancakes:


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp melted butter or oil
  • Butter or oil for cooking


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, mashed banana, egg, and melted butter or oil.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  4. Gently fold in the chopped strawberries.
  5. Heat a skillet or griddle over medium heat and grease with butter or oil.
  6. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the skillet for each pancake.
  7. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook until golden brown.
  8. Serve the pancakes with sliced bananas, sliced strawberries, and maple syrup.

3. Banana Strawberry Parfait:


  • 2 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup granola
  • Honey for drizzling (optional)


  1. In serving glasses or bowls, layer sliced bananas, sliced strawberries, Greek yogurt, and granola.
  2. Repeat the layers until the glasses are filled.
  3. Drizzle honey over the top if desired.
  4. Serve the parfaits immediately as a nutritious and tasty dessert or snack.

These recipes showcase the delightful combination of bananas and strawberries in a variety of ways, from refreshing smoothie bowls to comforting pancakes and elegant parfaits. Enjoy these delicious creations!

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