Banana 'Ice Cream'

Of the many many things I am grateful for, this recipe is definitely up there near the top of the list.  You can make Banana 'Ice Cream' without any artificial ingredients.  And you don't need an ice cream maker.  All you need are frozen bananas and a food processor or heavy duty blender.  If you've got those, then just put frozen bananas in your blender or food processor and turn it on.  That's it! 

And there are so many different ways to adapt the recipe with optional extras.  Here is my favourite version:


2 frozen bananas
1tbs peanut butter (all natural, no added oil or sugars)
1/2tsp vanilla extract
1/4c liquid.  I used a little almond milk to make it more like soft-serve ice cream.  Any milk would do though.

If I'm in the mood for chocolate, I add semi-sweet chocolate chips to the blender so they grind down into the ice cream to add a little texture.


Put all ingredients into your food processor or blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

*If you are using a blender that isn't heavy duty, you may need more liquid but add as little as possible so you don't thin it out too much. 

**optional extras - chocolate chips, cacao nibs, chopped nuts, a drizzle of honey, maple syrup, a dash of cinnamon.  The options are endless.