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4 delicious ways to enjoy bananas for every meal with Dole

It's no surprise that bananas are the most popular fruit in New Zealand. From breakfast to dinner, Dole bananas are the perfect way to add a healthy burst of sweetness to your life.

Whether we want a sweet and satisfying breakfast, a fuss-free snack on the go or a nutritious bite for the kids, bananas can do it all. Certainly, that's what we Kiwis think. New Zealanders consume a whopping 18kgs of bananas per person every year! Dole bananas are not only good for you, they also have a special feel-good factor.
Dole bananas are Rainforest Alliance Certified (look out for the little green frog emblem) which means they are sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. With this accreditation, Dole strives to sustainably produce their bananas, conserve the natural resources on their farms and promote the well-being of workers, their families and local communities in South America.
Discover more about Dole bananas here and click play to see all the delicious banana recipes you need to get you through the day.
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    Banana and vanilla chia pancakes

    Start your day off the right way with this banana and vanilla chia pancake recipe. With the goodness of Dole bananas and the clever use of chia seeds instead of eggs, this is a breakfast you'll want to wake up for


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    Almond-crumbed chicken with banana chilli salsa

    Chicken and banana?! Trust us, this combination is too good not to try. Crispy almond-crumbed chicken pairs perfect with a sweet-yet-spicy herb-packed salsa starring Dole's delicious bananas


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    Banana, coconut and chocolate loaf

    Take banana bread to a whole new level with this banana loaf recipe. Dole bananas lend their sweetness, while coconut brings irresistible texture and dark chocolate adds an extra decadent touch


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    Caribbean banana splits

    For dessert that's as easy to make as it is to eat, you can't go past this Caribbean banana split recipe. Dole bananas and rich rum sauce come together to create a sweet treat that's perfect served with a big scoop of ice cream