The humble banana. A quintessential staple in lunch boxes around the globe, and an often underrated fruit.

Bananas pack a lot of benefits in their convenient peel-on-the-go package, including Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. From a boost of brain power and stronger muscles, to healthy digestion and blood sugar regulation, there’s not much bananas don’t do! Better yet, they have a naturally sweet taste that kids (and adults) love and make the perfect healthy alternative to spooning added sugar into a smoothie or your morning oatmeal.

If you have a little more time to mix things up and feel fancy (read: not exactly ideal for the car ride to school), these easy banana sushi rolls are the way to go! The flavor combinations are endless and it’s an easy recipe to get little hands helping in the kitchen.

Banana Sushi Rolls
Serves 3 to 6


For the Strawberry Chia Roll:

  • 1-2 bananas
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (solidified, not melted)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2-3 strawberries
  • 1/4 cup black chia seeds

For the Chocolate Pistachio Roll:

  • 1-2 bananas
  • 1/4 cup Earth Fare Truffle Spread
  • 1/4 cup crushed pistaschio (we used roasted, unsalted pistachios)

For the Peanut Butter Almond:

  • 1-2 bananas
  • 1/4 cup Earth Fare Peanut Butter (or nut-free butter of choice, like cashew butter)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/8 cup shredded coconut


  1. On three separate plates, spread the toppings (chia seeds on one, crushed pistachios on one, and sliced almonds and coconut on one).
  2. Roll out a large piece of parchment paper to cover the counter. Quickly whip the truffle spread and nut butter to make each soft and pliable, and mix the coconut oil and honey. Leaving at least 4 inches between each, spread out the honeyed coconut oil, truffle spread, and nut butter onto the parchment paper in a line roughly the length of a banana.
  3. Roll 1 to 2 bananas in each spread and then roll in corresponding topping to finish.
  4. Cut the bananas into 1 inch slices and arrange on a plate to enjoy.* Chopsticks are optional!

*Note: Optionally, leave the bananas whole and freeze to enjoy at a later time. Keep in mind that frozen bananas are delicious while very cold/frozen, but do turn a bit mushy once thawed out. So if you do freeze, make sure to eat immediately!

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