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Banana Raisin Salad

High Fiber Recipe

Banana Raisin Salad with healthful bananas, lettuce, salad dressing, cinnamon and raisins make a pretty presentation and pack a wallop of nutrients and healthful fiber.

Bananas on Lettuce for Banana Raisin Salad

Recipe Ingredients

4 bananas
8 lettuce leaves
1/4 cup mayonnaise type salad dressing
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup raisins

Recipe Directions

Box of raisins

Split bananas. Arrange on a bed of lettuce leaves.

Spread mayonnaise type salad dressing down centers of banana halves. Sprinkle with cinnamon and dot with raisins.

Nutrition Nibbles

Bunch of Bananas If you want a quick fix for flagging energy levels, there is no better snack than a banana. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit with the world's leading athletes. But energy isn't the only way a banana can help us keep fit. It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions making it a must to add to your daily diet.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories: 284; Fat: 5.9g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Protein: 2.8g; Carbohydrates: 61.6g; Fiber: 5.5g; Sugars: 50.8g; Sodium: 110mg

17 percent calories from fat
Dietary Exchanges: Vegetable: 0.1, Fruit: 3.8, Bread: 0.2, Fat: 0.9

High Fiber TipHigh Fiber Tip

Be advised that while high fiber diets are rich in vitamins and minerals, such a diet restricts the absorption of minerals, so a multi-mineral supplement would be a good idea.

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