Go-Go Gadget: Banana Slicer

A naturally sweet, tasty and simple way to get your daily dose of potassium is by eating a fresh banana. Although they are popularly enjoyed raw and alone, they're often used in recipes intended for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and across a variety of cuisines from all over the world. Cutting a banana can seem like a dull and messy task, especially when you need clean cuts for a recipe. Kiss the mess goodbye by using a banana slicer!

>> Check out this Hultzer 571 Banana Slicer from Amazon! Its light yellow color and small figure makes for a fun and easy addition to your kitchen, and it's less than $5!

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(Photo: BGR.com)

This easy-to-use gadget makes cutting bananas an easy and enjoyable task; By shaping the gadget on top of the banana (making sure the curves of both the gadget and fruit match up), and pressing down hard enough for the gadget to go all the way through, you are merely seconds away from enjoying a freshly cut banana! After you've quickly cut your fruit, toss it in the dishwasher for a thorough cleanse.

Sliced banana chunks taste great on fresh oatmeal, cereal, yogurt, salad, and the slicer is fun for your kids to use too too! Create an ultimate breakfast spread for your family and leave out the banana slicer for individual usage, or bring it out at your kid's next sleepover and let them use the freshly-cut pieces for a DIY ice cream sundae. The occasion to use this gadget is limitless, so try it out!

Here are a couple banana recipes to inspire your next meal.


Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Banana Bites: Start off this recipe with freshly-cut banana slices to avoid unnecessary messes. Dark chocolate, natural peanut butter, unsweetened applesauce, bananas and sea salt create an ultimate frozen bite-sized dessert. Click here to get our recipe.

chocolate covered peanut butter banana bites

Quinoa Banana Pancakes: Whip up some of these healthy quinoa banana pancakes for breakfast, complete with a reduced-sugar syrup and a side of freshly cut bananas! Click here to get the recipe.

quinoa banana pancakes