If you find yourself with an abundance of fruit, freeze it for later.
Sometimes there are discounted or free bananas because they are over-ripe.
If you are given fruit, take it.
Fruit is so simple to freeze.
Peel and cut if needed.
Or just wash.
If you want to make sure the pieces don’t stick together, freeze in a single layer on a baking sheet for a couple hours.
Take out of the freezer and put into containers or freezer bags.
Bananas are super simple.
You can freeze them for a frozen treat or for baking.
For treats, you will want to peel and either leave whole or mash.
My daughter likes them left whole, but you can mash them until smooth and than scoop out like ice cream.
If you are planning to bake with them, you can peel and mash or you can just stick the whole banana in the freezer.
My mom peels and mashes. She measures and than freezes.
I just stick the unpeeled banana in a bag and into the freezer it goes.
To use, thaw out and snip off one end of the banana and squish out the banana.
What I like about doing it this way, is that the mashing is virtually unnecessary.
I have heard frozen grapes are good treats too.
I have not tried it, but it’s an idea worth trying.