Get More Potassium Than A Banana With This Food

Posted By ,April 28, 2015

Though they appear to be rather similar, bananas and plantains are most definitely NOT the same! Plantains not only are much larger than bananas, they are sweeter and have two bananas worth of potassium in just one. Why not try adding this nutrient rich treat to your next smoothie or meal as a banana substitute? Here are a few recipes you can try below:

plantain smoothie

Plantain Almond Smoothie 

Prep Time:1 Minutes
Cook time:1 Minutes

1 ripe plantain
30 de-skinned or blanched almonds
1 1/2 cups Chilled skim or whole milk


  1. If using skinned almonds, soak the almonds in warm water for 30 minutes. Peel off the skin from the almonds or use blanched almonds.
  2. Cut the plantain vertically and remove the black seeds in it using a sharp knife.