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Banana sushi takes healthy snacking to a whole new (delicious) level


banana almond butter sushi
Photo: Lighter
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At Well+Good, we’re constantly coming across genius recipes—whether it’s on Instagram, in soon-to-be published cookbooks, or directly from buzzy food bloggers themselves. And we’re sharing, by spotlighting the most awesome recipe we’ve come across each week. Ready to get cooking? Check out this week’s pick, below!

Bananas just may be the MVP fruit. From smoothie bowls and healthy desserts to pre-run fuel, the beloved potassium source makes for meals and snacks that are both delicious and nutritious. (Just don’t eat 51 a day…)

The latest way to use bananas? Snack-time sushi. Topped with almond butter, chia, sunflower seeds, and chocolate chips, just think of it as your go-to banana with peanut butter—majorly elevated.

This recipe comes from health fitness specialist Stacy Kennedy, co-founder of Wellness Guides and contributing expert for healthy-eating-made-simple site Lighter.

Ready to give a classic hand roll a sweet makeover? Scroll down to learn how to make banana sushi.

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Stacy Kennedy‘s Banana Almond Butter Sushi Roll

Ingredients
1/2 banana
1 Tbsp almond butter
1/2 tsp chia seeds
1/2 tsp sunflower seeds
1/2 tsp dairy-free chocolate chips

1. Peel the banana.

2. Spread almond butter across top of the banana and sprinkle with chia seeds, dairy-free chocolate chips, and sunflower seeds.

3. Slice banana into thick circular pieces.

4. Eat with chopsticks or your fingers!

Need another reason to slather on the almond butter? Healthy fats are key to longevity. Or if you’re looking to whip up more crazy tasty recipes, check out this summery watermelon pizza!