Banana Boats are an easy, healthy, delicious and versatile meal or snack. We like to load ours up with all sorts of nuts, seeds, fruit and sauces. Often we’ll mix it up depending on what fruits we have at any given time that are ripe and ready to eat. This is our favorite berry toppings full of antioxidants, heart healthy fats and easy to digest protein. On a personal note I love that it’s a finger food so I can put out a platter with several different toppings and everyone can graze at their own pace discovering their own favorites and creating new profiles.

These Banana Boats have all 9 Essential Amino Acids, 18 of 22 amino acids, all your trace minerals, all your B Vitamins, Vitamins A, C, D, E and K, a ton of protein, omega-3 and omega-6 in the perfect ratio. In addition to strengthening your bones, hair, teeth, eyes, heart, lungs, liver, kidneys and brain these Banana Boats help balance your hormones, reduce symptoms of menopause, reverse signs of aging, prevent collagen breakdown, reverse age related cognitive decline and support thyroid health.

But wait there's more! Actually improve your cognitive function, improve your memory, improve your visual memory recall, improve your learning capability, improve your brain capacity and processing capability, increase the blood flow in your brain, improve your cognitive function, boost your mood, and accelerate your healing with these berry delicious Banana Boats. They also regulate your blood pressure, blood sugar and insulin while boosting your beneficial gut bacteria, boosting your immunological library, lowering your cholesterol and aiding cellular reproduction.

These Banana Boats are also anti-inflammatory and reduce your risk of cardiovascular dis-ease, stroke, heart dis-ease, heart attack, ALL cancers and ALL degenerative diseases while removing carcinogens from your body and boosting your hydration. These Banana Boats make you younger, smarter, faster, stronger and more energy which are only some of the reasons why all these ingredients are staples in my kitchen. Let's prepare some food...


1 1/2 Bananas sliced lengthwise

3 tbsp Almond Butter Mixture *

1/3 cup Almonds sliced or chopped

3 tsp Coconut shredded unsweetened

2 tsp Hemp Hearts

2 tsp Chia Seeds

pinch Himalayan Pink Salt

7-10 Blueberries fresh

5-8 Raspberries fresh

4-6 Strawberry slices fresh

Healing Raspberry Sauce (garnish)

Healing Chocolate Sauce (garnish)

Honey Tahini Sauce (garnish)


3 tbsp Almond Butter

1 tbsp Coconut Oil

1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

2 tbsp Evaporated Cane Sugar

pinch Himalayan Pink Salt


Serving Plate

Butter Knife



1/3 Cup

Small Bowl (for Almond Butter Mixture)

Mixing Spoon (for Almond Butter Mixture)

PREPARATION (Banana Boats)

  1. Add ALL ingredients for Almond Butter Mixture to Small Bowl

  2. Mix thoroughly with Mixing Spoon

  3. Put Banana halves on Serving Plate

  4. Spread Almond Butter Mixture over each Banana half

  5. Sprinkle Coconut Shreds, Hemp Hearts, Chia Seeds and sliced Almonds

  6. Add fresh Blueberries on one Banana half in a row, add fresh Raspberries on the second Banana half and fresh Strawberry slices on the third Banana half

  7. Drizzle with Pura Vida Healing Raspberry Sauce

  8. Drizzle with Pura Vida Healing Chocolate Sauce

  9. Drizzle with Pura Vida Healing Honey Tahini Sauce

  10. Eat and enjoy because every bite nourishes your body

Banana Boats PDF

Here's the same Banana Boats recipe as a handy PDF you can download and take with you anywhere

Healing Raspberry Sauce

Easy to make Raspberry Sauce that doesn't require slaving over a stove top all day and easy to adjust to your specific palate

Healing Chocolate Sauce

Only 3 ingredients Chocolate Sauce as easy as shaking ingredients in a bottle. Use liberally on everything even directly into your mouth

Sweet Tahini Sauce

Easy to make dessert or breakfast sauce made with creamy tahini and adjustable to your specific palate

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