It’s the final day of Frozen Treat Week and I actually have something healthy to share with you! (Plus we have another AMAZING giveaway- see below.) Not only is it totally healthy, but it’s so delicious that you will trick yourself into thinking you’re sipping a rich milkshake instead of something good for you. I actually was thinking as I drank this that it would be the perfect “treat” to give a kid. (I think about that stuff now you see.)
I had a version of this smoothie several times at a place I love called Soft Serve Fruit down in Union Square. Their stuff is amazing and made of all frozen fruit, water and a little bit of cane sugar. They have a killer smoothie that is made from their banana soft serve fruit, dark chocolate, peanut butter, and almond milk- and that’s what I tried to recreate here!
I think I did a pretty great job. Their version is a little sweeter which probably is due to a little cane sugar being added. I love both versions, and ended up adding a bit of honey to mine in the end. I enjoyed this for an afternoon pick me up, but I’d feel good having it any time of day. (Chocolate can be in breakfast if it’s combined with fruit and protein right??)
- 3 very ripe bananas*
- 1 cup vanilla or plain almond milk
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 1/2 oz dark chocolate
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 1-2 tablespoons cane sugar or honey (to taste)
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and pureé until smooth.
*The riper the bananas the less sugar you will need!
Nothing would be better to whip this baby up in than a fancy Blendtech blender which we’re giving away below! There’s also a giveaway from Big Kitchen- see the details in the widget!
It’s another day of amazing Frozen Treats from the other lovely ladies participating. Check out their posts below!
Strawberry Pineapple Milkshake from Katie’s Cucina
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake from Nutmeg Nanny
Guinness Chocolate Milkshake from Cooking with Books
Pina Colada Smoothie from An Edible Mosaic
Blueberry Sorbet from Chocolate & Carrots
Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Milkshake from Rachel Cooks
Blueberry Goat Cheese Coconut Ice Cream from Sweet Remedy
Coffee Smoothie with Fresh Cherries from Cook the Story
Twix Ice Cream Sandwich Cake from Foodie with Family
Mango Lassi Popsicles from Eats Well With Others
Greek Yogurt Popsicles from Damn Delicious