Yesterday while waiting for my mother-in-law while she was at a doctor’s appointment I was browsing through my Self magazine which I received the day before. I’ve been looking for some healthy recipes that would fulfill my ice cream craving without eating the “bad stuff” and I came across this one.
Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Banana
- 2 containers (6 oz each) non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt, divided among ice-cube tray sections and frozen
- 2 small ripe bananas, cut into 1/2-inch pieces and frozen
- 4 teaspoons natural peanut butter
- 4 teaspoons mini chocolate chips
- Cinnamon (optional)
In a blender or food processor, blend yogurt cubes and bananas on high, scraping down sides every minute, until mixture holds together, 3 minutes. Add peanut butter; blend on high until mixture is creamy, like soft-serve ice cream. Stir in chips. Serve immediately, sprinkled with cinnamon, if desired.
159 calories per 1/2 cup, 4 g fat (1 g saturated), 19 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein
This is 711 fewer calories than a restaurant banana split. So, lets save on calories and make our own at home. You can even add fresh fruit to your ice cream for a sweeter flavor.
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