This sweet and creamy Chocolate banana “ice cream” is completely satisfying even with no added sugar. Cool and creamy, you won't miss traditional ice cream nor any guilt that goes with it! Add chocolate, peanut butter or strawberries to create your favorite custom flavors.Watch the YouTube video:Chocolate Banana “Ice Cream”Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Makes 4 servings 4 bananas, peeled and frozen 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup milk or almond milk (optional) Peanut butter, cocoa nibs, chopped nuts (optional) Blend the frozen bananas and the cocoa powder in a standing blender. Add the milk, if desired, for easier blending. (You can also add a spoon of peanut or other nut butter, maple syrup, and/or a touch of vanilla extract.) Blend until smooth.Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values) Calories 129, Total Fat: 1g, 2%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 3%; Cholesterol: 1mg, 0.5%; Sodium: 19mg,...
When it comes to holiday gift giving, it may not surprise you that I enjoy sharing my favorite foods (or food related gifts) with friends and family. Generally, I think most of us have more than enough possessions filling up our homes, so the idea of giving consumable gifts is very appealing to me. Giving an edible gift almost guarantees that it won’t sit on a shelf collecting dust.
There are a number of Scramble gems tucked away on the site that would be ideal for whipping up, putting in mason jars or decorative tins and giving as gifts to those you care about.These are some of my favorite edible holiday gift ideas:Peanut Butter Bites (Needs refrigeration)Molly’s Chocolate ChewiesQuick Dill Pickles (Needs refrigeration)Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Corn MuffinsFudgy Figgy Balls (Needs refrigeration)Quick and Spicy CashewsChocolate...
Have you ever wondered how to use cacao nibs and why people might eat them instead of chocolate?
Cacao nibs are made from chocolate or cacao beans and they have no added sugar. They are very chocolaty, but they are a little bitter if you eat them straight. They can take the place of chocolate or chocolate chips in a lot of recipes, as long as you find other natural ways to sweeten them, like with fresh or dried fruit.
You can find cacao nibs online or in natural or health food stores like Whole Foods and other local stores and chains that carry plenty of whole, natural and organic foods.
Here are a few ways to use cacao nibs in your meals, snacks and desserts: