The weekend is going to be warm, so we've found a sweet treat to make that won't hurt your waistline! This recipe calls for just five simple, wholesome ingredients your body will thank you for. Bananas star in this nutrient-rich recipe, complemented by a few drops of peppermint extract for a touch of minty goodness that cranks the flavor up a few notches. Toss in some mini chocolate chips for a hint of sweetness your taste buds will go wild over!
- 1 teaspoon mint extract (recommend all natural extract)
- 2 bananas
- 2 1/2 cups vanilla almond milk (low-fat dairy milk will work too)
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 cup dark or semisweet mini chocolate chips, (Enjoy Life brand was used for this recipe)
Add bananas, mint extract, milk, and honey, to blender and pulse on high until a creamy consistency. Add to a bowl and stir in chocolate chips. Pour into Popsicle moulds, or small paper cups and insert Popsicle sticks. Freeze for at least 6 hours.
Optional: for mint green colour pops, add 2 drops of natural green food colouring.
One serving (one popsicle) contains:
Calories: 184 | Total Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 42mg | Carbohydrates: 27g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Protein: 3g |