Scratch ice cream off your next shopping list – this healthy, luscious chocolate banana ice cream comes together right at home. Just blend a few simple ingredients and you’ll have a fresh dessert in a flash.
Total time:10 minutes
Preparation time:5 minutes
Cooking time:5 minutes
Recipe serves: 2 cups
- 4 frozen bananas, peeled
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons almond butter (can sub peanut butter)
- 1/4 cup milk of choice (only use if you are making this in a food processor)
- Optional: chocolate chunks or chips, to sprinkle on the top
- Place the frozen bananas, cocoa powder, and almond butter into your high-powered blender. (If using a food processor, add milk on this step.)
- Blend the bananas on high speed using the plunger to push the bananas down as needed. After 2-3 minutes the ice cream will run smoothly.
- Either eat right away or freeze for 2 hours so that it is hard enough to scoop into cones. Sprinkle with chocolate chunks, if you’d like.
166 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 31.6g; sodium 2.8mg.
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