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Did you know that bananas are packed with resistant starch, a type of carb that boosts metabolism? All the more reason to indulge in this bite of delight.

Recipe by Health July 2016


Credit: Iain Bagwell

Recipe Summary

12 mins
2 hrs 12 mins
Makes: 18 bites (serving size: 3 bites)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Skewer each banana slice with 1 cocktail pick and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Freeze for 1 hour.

  • Pour water to a depth of 1 inch into bottom of a double boiler set over medium heat; bring to a light boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer. Place chocolate and oil in top of double boiler and cook, stirring often, until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth, about 4 minutes.

  • Dip 1 skewered banana slice in chocolate mixture; immediately sprinkle with a pinch of coconut and return to baking sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining coconut for 5 more banana slices, then with almonds for 6 banana slices, then with sea salt for remaining 6 banana slices. Freeze bites for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

229 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 8g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 3mg; sodium 196mg; calcium 26mg.