I went home and tried this recipe and really enjoyed it! I love ice cream and the blender frozen bananas really did have the same texture as ice cream by the time I was done with it! I'm so excited that I have another great dessert option that is also healthy for me!
|The Ingredients. Slice and freeze ripe bananas.|
|I put my frozen bananas in the blender, but you could also use a food processor or mini chopper. Add 1 Tbsp of fat free milk.|
|Next, add a splash of vanilla extract.|
|You may have to add 1 additional Tbsp of milk if its too thick.|
|It really looks like ice cream! See the variations below for other creative ways to spice up your banana ice cream.|
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Banana Ice Cream
Source: Friends for Weight Loss
2 large banana, slice and freeze
1/2 tsp vanilla extract, add a splash
1 Tbsp fat-free skim milk
1. Slice and freeze ripe bananas. It is really important to slice your bananas before you freeze them or you can burn out the motor in your blender, chopper, food processor, etc.
2. Add a splash of vanilla extract and 1 Tbsp of Fat Free Milk, ,Almond Milk or Chocolate Almond milk and blend away until smooth and creamy. You may have to add 1 additional Tbsp of milk if its too thick. Looks just like ice cream, huh?
3. Heat 1 Tbsp of your favorite caramel sauce (it spreads further if its hot) and drizzle with a little whipped cream.
Chocolate Banana Ice Cream - Add 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream - Add 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder & 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter Powder
Banana Split - Add 3 frozen strawberries and drizzle with 1 Tbsp Chocolate Syrup and Whipped Cream
Strawberry Banana Frozen Yogurt - Add 4 oz Fat Free Strawberry Yogurt with 3 Strawberries.
Serves: Makes 1 Big Bowl of Ice Cream - O pointsplus with no toppings