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We All Scream for “Nice” Cream

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 15 with a healthy alternative – Banana “Nice” Cream! Dietitian, Whitney Canfield, shares some of her favorite recipes that the entire family will love!

Vanilla Bean:

  • 3 bananas, cut or broken into small pieces, frozen overnight
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean
  • Directions: Place all ingredients into food processor or blender until smooth. Enjoy right away or place in freezer container and freeze until solid.

Oatmeal Cookie:

  • 3 bananas, cut or broken into small pieces, frozen overnight
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • ¼ cup raisins or craisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Optional: 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • Directions: Place all ingredients into food processor or blender until smooth. Top with extra raisins if desired. Enjoy right away or freeze until solid.

Chocolate Peanut Butter:

  • 3 bananas, cut or broken into small pieces, frozen overnight
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • Directions: Place all ingredients into food processor or blender until smooth. Enjoy right away or place in freezer container and freeze until solid.

Double Dark Chocolate Chip:

  • 3 bananas, cut or broken into small pieces, frozen overnight
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • Directions: Place all ingredients into food processor or blender until smooth. Enjoy right away or place in freezer container and freeze until solid.

Strawberry Banana:

  • 3 bananas, cut or broken into small pieces, frozen overnight
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Directions: Place all ingredients into food processor or blender until smooth. Enjoy right away or place in freezer container and freeze until solid.

Coffee:

  • 3 bananas, cut or broken into small pieces, frozen overnight
  • ¼ cup strong coffee, brewed and chilled
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract (if you have coffee extract, that works too!)
  • Directions: Place all ingredients into food processor or blender until smooth. Enjoy right away or place in freezer container and freeze until solid.

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