Feed Your Beauty: Frozen Banana “Ice Cream”

If you love ice cream with a healthy twist, then you are probably going to want to check out this amazing recipe we found for you!  It has a fraction of the fat and calories of ice cream but still has all the creamy texture! PLUS it is made with bananas which are so good for you and your skin!

 

Bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier. Less stress = glowing skin!  Bananas also contain Vitamin C which protects our skin from free radicals (free radicals cause premature aging of the skin).  AND Bananas are 75% water,  which is so amazing for conditioning and moisturizing the skin.

 

In other words, you should check out this recipe right away!

 

banana ice cream

 

Frozen Banana “Ice Cream”

 

Ingredients:

2 ½ cups of sliced, then frozen, ripe bananas (about 4)
½ cup unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1-2 tsp. honey or Grade A maple syrup

 

Instructions:
Put frozen bananas in bowl of food processor or blender.
Add milk, vanilla, & sweetener to taste, process ’til smooth.
Transfer to chilled bowls and serve immediately with toppings–or store covered, in freezer, in a glass baking dish.

Suggested toppings/stir-ins: granola, mini-chocolate chips, toasted coconut, sliced fresh fruit, chopped raw, toasted, salted or honey roasted nuts, chocolate sauce, peanut butter, Nutella

 

Source: Fabulous Delicious

 

*EXTRA PERK: Want a quick shine on your shoes? Don’t throw away the banana peels, instead take the INSIDE of the banana skin, and rub directly on the shoe…polish with dry cloth. Now that’s an amazing fruit!

 

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