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Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream Recipe

 When you are trying to eat healthy it is sometimes hard to avoid temptations. 
One craving that is especially hard to ignore is ice cream. 
Great news though, that craving is super easy to satisfy now, even while trying to maintain a healthy diet. 
Follow the recipe below for our favorite (non) ice cream recipe and make indulging much more of a guilt free experience!

What You Need:
3 large ripe bananas
3 tablespoons natural peanut butter
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
a dash of cinnamon
sea salt to taste
roasted peanuts for topping

What You Do:
-Cut your bananas into small bite size pieces and freeze them until solid, aprox. 1-2 hours. 
-Place your bananas into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. 
-This may take a little while because it will be like blending ice since the bananas are frozen (but it will be worth it!)
-Add peanut butter, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sea salt, and anything else you want to combine. 
-Pulse your blender quickly to combine all of your ingredients and serve immediately. 
-Top your ice cream with some warmed up peanut butter drizzled on top and crushed roasted peanuts. Yum!

Have you ever made ice cream like this before? 
Is it something that you would try?

Tori

Comments

  1. one of my favorites to make for the littles!

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  2. I love this - I've never thought to fake ice cream like this!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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    1. It's soooo good! You have to try it, let me know what you think if you do!

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  3. Wow, this sounds amazing. Let's add some chocolate chips in there and we are so sold!! We know what snack we're making this weekend for sure.

    xx 365Hangers

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    1. Yes! Chocolate chips are a great idea!

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  4. I have done this! AND IT IS TOTALLY AMAZING!!!!! I didn't believe it until I tried it. Frozen Bananas - WHO KNEW?

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    1. Right?! It's so perfect for a healthy sweet treat!

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  5. yours looks so much better than mine, haha. i tried to freeze the bananas first and it basically made my blender blow up, not cool! so now first i blend with the ingredients, then freeze. tastes the same!

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    1. haha. Yeah you def need a high power blender to blend the frozen bananas!

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  6. I haven't had it before but I would totally try it, looks yummy!

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  7. Major yum! Have you tried the avocado chocolate pudding that seems to be popping up everywhere? Has like 5 ingredients and has no effort - so its on my must try list.

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    1. Haven't tried that yet although it sounds super interesting!

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  8. This looks so yummy and like legit ice cream!

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