Win with Food Lover’s

2016-09-13 06:00
Golden value: Bananas are a great source of potassium.

Golden value: Bananas are a great source of potassium.

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Bananas are a great source of potassium and are naturally free of cholesterol. However, they are often disposed of when considered too ripe – a pity, as even overly ripe bananas have massive potential.

Ruan De Villiers, Food Lover’s Market Longbeach store manager, has some tips to prevent bananas from ripening too soon and on how to re-purpose bananas:

. Place bananas in the fridge. This slows the ripening process. The skin will turn brown but it will still be edible.

. Overly ripe bananas are great for puddings, banana bread and healthy smoothies. As bananas are free of fat and cholesterol, mashed bananas are ideal as a replacement for oils used when baking.

. Bananas also provide a healthy balance of nutrients and fluids, which makes it ideal as a daily fruit.

Win! Win! Win! V One lucky People’s Post reader can win a R500 voucher redeemable at Food Lover’s Market Longbeach. Email your name and surname and your postal and contact details to with “Tip of the Week” in the subject line before midnight on Sunday. T&Cs: Voucher will be valid for three years from the date issued; entitles the bearer to R500 worth of purchases at Food Lover’s Market Longbeach; not redeemable for cash. Food Lover’s Market and People’s Post employees may not enter. V Last week’s winner is Kim Bouwerfrom Westridge.

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