Transform three inexpensive ingredients into something special for your crew. Smoothies are a breeze to prepare because you don’t need to rely on an intricate recipe. They are truly “dump and pour.” To transform these smoothies a bit for Valentine’s Day, I punched out hearts and attached them to the straws using small circle stickers. They look great and it didn’t put me into a panic. Continue reading
Big P said about these smoothies, “I think they should be called ‘smoothies-like-ice cream’ smoothies.”
I couldn’t agree more. These are great. This healthy smoothie can satisfy even my intense sweet tooth. Using frozen bananas is the key to keeping the flavor naturally rich without adding any additional sweeteners. I buy up all of the old bananas that my produce manager is trying to get rid of at .29/lb. I peel them and toss them in a gallon-size freezer bag. The bags stack nicely in the freezer and I can use them for any other baking adventure, like banana pancakes.
- 5 frozen bananas
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 3 heaping tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- Blend until smooth.