Oh so wonderful.
But do I love the calories? No. The sugar? Nope. The fat? Not so much.
Enter in the alternative: frozen bananas.
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And no, I'm not going bananas. (Although, the "going bananas over you" stickers shown above are splendid. Thank you Twig and Thistle. If you'd like to see more of them, go here.)
Back to my point. I recently read an article about a healthy alternative to ice cream. And since I'm so obsessed with ice cream, I had to try it out. The idea is that you take two bananas and freeze them, then mix them in a blender until smooth and creamy like ice cream.
And get this: It worked.
Frozen bananas actually take on the consistency of ice cream. Amazing, right? My husband and I enjoyed a cup of said "ice cream" tonight, and it was delicious. Try it; I guarantee you'll be as amazed as I was.
A few notes after trying frozen banana ice cream:
1. Just because it takes on the consistency of ice cream, does not mean it tastes like ice cream. If you don't like banana-flavor, you probably won't like it.
2. Even if you do like banana, the flavor can still be strong. We added a spoonful of peanut butter to ours-- so much better!
3. I recommend freezing the bananas already peeled and in a plastic bag. Peeling frozen bananas may result in frost-bitten fingers and unnecessary frustration.
Let me know if you try it!