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Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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Quick and Easy Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

Quick and Easy Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

  This is a fun and colorful fruit presentation that is perfect for a late-summer brunch! I have a lot of sisters. Six of them, in fact. Seven, if you count my sister-in-law, Sydney, which I do; eight, if you count my mom, which I […]

Banana Split Ice Cream, Vegan and Sugar-Free

Banana Split Ice Cream, Vegan and Sugar-Free

 

When you blend frozen bananas you get a cold and creamy concoction called nicecream — ‘nana ice cream! It’s my most favorite dessert. There are so many different ways to change the flavor that you never get bored! You can have a different guilt-free bowl of frozen yumminess every night and never have the same thing twice!

However, I get cold every time I eat frozen desserts!

I mean shivering under a blanket and my rings don’t fit anymore cold. And I hate to be cold. So why do I insist on putting myself through that? Why am I, even now as I type, sitting in front of a bowl of delicious green nice cream with a cup of coffee beside me so I can try and maintain some level of body temperature??

Because every shiver and every trip out into the summer heat to thaw out, every minute spent under an electric blanket, is completely and totally worth the amazingness that is the healthy, banana-based, guilt-free dessert they call nice cream.

 

Here is a new addition to my growing list of recipes and variations on this wonderful treat: I call it Banana Split Nice Cream.

Here’s how I made it:

 

Frozen bananas and strawberries get blended into a sweet and creamy dessert that is actually healthy with no refined sugar or dairy. This nice cream is guilt-free too!

banana split nice cream

(serves 1 if you’re me, 2 if you’re most other people)

 

  • 3 bananas, frozen, cut/broken into chunks
  • 1 cup strawberries, frozen
  • 1 T. cacao nibs (or you could use chocolate chips)
  • ¼ cup shredded, unsweetened coconut, optional
  • 1 T. chia seeds, optional but super healthy
  • 2 dates, pitted and chopped (or your favorite sweetener, like stevia/agave/maple syrup, etc)
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2-3 T. almond milk or water

 

 

Frozen bananas and strawberries get blended into a sweet and creamy dessert that is actually healthy with no refined sugar or dairy. This nice cream is guilt-free too!

 

Place everything into a food processor or high-speed blender and blend away!! If you have trouble blending, you can let the frozen bananas thaw for 15 minutes or so and cut them into smaller pieces.

 

Frozen bananas and strawberries get blended into a sweet and creamy dessert that is actually healthy with no refined sugar or dairy. This nice cream is guilt-free too!

Spoon it into a bowl, grab a blanket and/or a hot drink, and enjoy! :)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

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Sweet and Frosty Melon Slush

Sweet and Frosty Melon Slush

  This cold and frosty blend of watermelon and cantaloupe is perfect for a quick breakfast or as a sweet treat. I can also picture it as a cocktail base enjoyed on a warm evening outside with good friends. I love to have it for […]


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