What to do with all that leftover banana…

What to do with all that leftover banana…

Dianna LOVES bananas – but most of all she really loves HALF a banana…

Now I really hate waste! And also I love easy solutions… so what does a smart mama do?

Well I created…. *drumroll*


Leftover Banana Pancakes!

September 21, 2017
: 1 hungry baby
: Easy-peasy

Wonderful waste-not banana pancakes! Healthy, delicious and even good for your conscience!


  • Leftover banana
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons of oats (or leftover oatmeal!)
  • Half a teaspoon of sweetner (agave or honey)
  • Step 1 Mash the banana with a fork.
  • Step 2 Add the egg and oats and mix well.
  • Step 3 Lastly add the sweetner if you like.
  • Step 4 Fry it up on a pan with butter and serve with berries, syrup or even whipped cream!
  • Step 5 ENJOY!

And guess what?!

She absolutely loves it! And I’m happy, because I’ve got an easy afternoon treat and at the same time, I am not wasting any food!

Two for the price of one!

Not a pancake type of person??

Don’t worry – You can easily add a little greek yoghurt to the mix and as a result make delicious banana/oat muffins instead!

Leftover Banana/Oatmeal muffins

September 21, 2017
: 1 hungry baby
: Easy-peasy

Wonderful, easy, healthy muffins made from banana and oatmeal leftovers!


  • Leftover banana
  • Leftover oatmeal (or 2 tablespoons of oats)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of greek yoghurt
  • Maybe add some berrie, fruit or raisins to the mix.
  • Step 1 Mash the bananas and add the rest.
  • Step 2 Mix well and pour into muffin cups.
  • Step 3 Bake at 200 degrees for 10 min.
  • Step 4 Serve and ENJOY!
A wonderful way to use leftovers in your kitchen! My baby often eats only half a banana, and what do you do with the other half? This is a great way to make healthy treat for your baby for later, and not waste food! My leftover banana muffins and pancake recipe! Visit my blog: www.naturemama.net to get the recipe. Your baby will love it!
Yummy in your baby’s tummy!


I am always looking for ways to save time and money in the kitchen, and this is an easy way to do both.

It hardly takes any time and your baby has a healthy and yummy snack.

Since the recipes are so easy, why not get your baby to help you?

Does your child like to cook with you in your kitchen? My baby loves it. I try to incorporate her in my routines and she helps me make easy snacks for her and me. To see some of my recipes, visit my blog: www.naturemama.net
My baby helping in the kitchen!


My little girl loves helping me in the kitchen and she’s way more interested in tasting whatever we make, when we make it together!

What are some of your tips to using leftovers in your kitchen?

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