Healthy Vegan “Ice Cream”

Mine was a little thicker than this
Last week I wanted a treat so I made a small batch of vegan “ice cream.” This is so simple and so yummy and so healthy.

The main ingredient? Bananas. Yeppers. Bananas. I’m sure some of you have heard it before or have seen the Yonanas commercials on TV (I desperately wanted a Yonanas machine last year) and it’s becoming all the rage. And instead of a Yonanas machine all you need is a blender or food processor.

Here’s what you do:

Place bananas in the freezer (number of bananas depends on desired size and portions – 2 medium bananas will make 2 good servings). {It is best to peel them prior to freezing. I made the mistake of not doing this the first time around and the icky insides of the peel went everywhere…It was gross. Slicing prior to is optional – if you forget to slice before hand, it’s not a big deal.}

Once frozen, remove from freezer and place slices in food processor or blender. Blend banana well…until they’re creamy and smooth.

THIS IS NOW YOUR ICE CREAM. However you can add additional ingredients. The first batch I made I added natural peanut butter and blended. It was so good.

The second time I made it I added cocoa. But the possibilities are endless: Strawberries, peaches, blueberries, pineapple. Or you can add flavored protein powder or chocolate chips (some of your ingredients will make your dessert not-so-vegan).

See? Simple. And Cheap. And healthy. Well, healthy as long as you don’t go throwing a lot of extra junk in it. This is definitely something I’m going to be making more of and trying different variations. My goal is to make a bigger batch to store in a container in the freezer so that I won’t have to go thru the process (which is really only like 2 minutes {once bananas are frozen}) everytime I want some.

Try it and enjoy.

~Fit Bitch

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One response to “Healthy Vegan “Ice Cream”

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