Banana & Sweet Potato Treat

Now that Mr 4 is open to enjoying more and more foods, it’s inspired me to get even more creative with the foods I offer him. With him openly eating more and more vegetables, I’m finding fun ways to incorporate his new favorite flavors into some old favorites – like this little gem I came up with – Banana & Sweet Potato Treat.

They look like little lollies/sweets and the boys can’t get enough of them!

To make the Banana & Sweet Potato Treat, you’ll need a banana and a little mashed sweet potato.

First cut the banana in half lengthways, then spread one of the banana halves with about a teaspoon of sweet potato mash, or more depending on the size of your banana – mine were on the small side.

Sandwich the two pieces together and then carefully cut into pieces. Serve to the kids and maybe sneak one or two pieces yourself – they are just so sweet and delicious!

While I had the sweet potato mash, I cooked a portion into Sweet Potato French Toast – a renewed family favorite.

I put the two sweet potato dishes together in a sweet potato bento lunch box, along with 3 cucumber stars. Mr 4 loved the Sweet Potato & Banana Treat so much that he insisted they also go in his lunch box for kinder the following day!

These Banana and Sweet Potato Treats are also a yummy treat to enjoy through October Unprocessed.

I’d love to hear from you about any interesting fruit/vegetable combinations that your family enjoys.
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Comments

  1. Yummy! What a nice healthy treat! I had to pin this and your Sweet Potato French Toast. I can’t wait to make them! Thank you for sharing!

  2. What a creative little treat! Sweet potatoes and banana – who would have thought! Love the sweet potato French Toast as well – YUMMY!

  3. This is a great lunch box idea! I wonder if my 5 year old would try these bananas!

    And thank you so much for linking up with Healthy 2day Wednesdays! Hope you have a blessed week and hope you’ll be linking up this week!

  4. This sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing it at Gluten-Free Wednesdays for October’s sweet potato theme!

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