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(Bananas, Nino) Nino bananas, baby bananas, or finger bananas, as they are also called, look very similar to the common yellow bananas found in food markets, except these thin-skinned bananas are only 3-4 inches long. These bananas also ripen in a similar manner to the larger variety by developing brown spots on a yellow skin. The flesh has a more dense and creamy texture than standard bananas. Some sources claim they are much higher in calories than the standard banana, but our research disproves that: a single nino banana, with an average weight of 85 grams, has about 80 calories, derived from its 20 grams of carbohydrate (1 gram fiber and 13 grams sugar), 1 gram of protein, and 0 grams of fat; a similar weight of the flesh of a regular banana has 75 calories. We could not find any other nutritional information. The only drawback that we found to buying these bananas on a regular basis is that they sell for 2-3 times the price per pound of the standard yellow bananas, but the advantage is that they take up less space, and they contain less waste (skin weight).
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The above recipe is in keeping with God's creation intent (Genesis 1:29-31): 'Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground-- everything that has the breath of life in it-- I give every green plant for food." And it was so. God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.' (NIV) Let no animal suffer or die that we may live!