Food Recommendation – Chocolate-Covered Banana

Diana's Bananas – The World’s Best Chocolate Dipped Frozen Banana

I know, I know – that doesn’t sound like a healthy food recommendation at all. And it’s definitely not steamed broccoli, but sometimes you need a little something sweet. On those occasions, allow me to suggest a dark chocolate-covered frozen banana!

I’m a bit obsessed with these. I never had them as a child, and the idea of a frozen banana sounded a bit odd to me at one time.

And then I watched Arrested Development (best. show. ever.) and after hearing about The Banana Stand so much, I felt compelled to try a chocolate-covered banana. Boy was I not disappointed!

The best I’ve found is by a company called Diana’s Bananas. They have two sizes: A full-size banana, and banana “babies,” which is half of a banana. I find the big one is totally unnecessary – stick to the half.

From Diana’s Bananas website: “Our team personally selects only fully ripe, creamy, sweet white bananas, which we quick freeze to -20 degrees fahrenheit. The result is an easy-to-bite banana with texture so smooth, you’ll think you’re eating ice cream.

After our quick freezing process, we dip the bananas in real bar chocolate (dark or milk, and some are dipped in nuts). We never use chocolate flavored coatings or other inferior substitutes. The world’s best bananas deserve real chocolate—you do, too!”

I’ve tried both the milk and dark chocolate versions. I know dark chocolate is better for you, but I’ve always preferred milk chocolate (or at least I used to). With the bananas, the dark chocolate was far superior. I’ve never had the ones with nuts – even though I’m sure it’s delicious – because I don’t want the extra calories.

Speaking of calories, one dark chocolate banana baby has 130 calories, and since it’s half a banana, about 60 of that is from the banana. That means only about 70 calories in the chocolate, and I can handle that every now and then. Diana’s Bananas brand is also all-natural, which is fabulous. If they aren’t carried in your grocery store, you can order them from their website.

Incidentally, I’ve tried the chocolate-covered bananas from Trader Joe’s and was not impressed. I don’t recommend those.

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8 Responses to “Food Recommendation – Chocolate-Covered Banana”

  1. South Beach Steve Says:

    Okay, I couldn't even finish reading this post! :-) Chocolate covered bananas are like a piece of heaven!

  2. bodybypizza Says:

    AWESOME recommendation! I've never had chocolate dipped bananas until about two weeks ago and I've got to admit.. I'm HOOKED.

  3. Nicole Says:

    Those sound yummy! Where do you get them around here?

  4. Kimberly Says:

    They're quite yummy. Giant Eagle Market District in the S. Hills carries them. Worth the drive :)

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  6. Laurie Says:

    Wow, these Choco. Dark bananas are excellent! All natural, that is really what appealed to me because I eat mosly all Organic foods, & hate to eat something that is loaded with Preservatives etc…(poisons)..:) These are e
    great. Thankyou for using the dark choco. which is much better for you.

  7. Weight Loss Center Says:

    My mother would make her own version of these when I was a kid. A banana with a popsicle stick shoved in one end, dipped in melted chocolate then sprinkled with chopped peanuts. We loved them and they made a great snack during the summer.

  8. Weight Loss Center Says:

    My mother would make her own version of these when I was a kid. A banana with a popsicle stick shoved in one end, dipped in melted chocolate then sprinkled with chopped peanuts. We loved them and they made a great snack during the summer.