Banana Recipes

Homemade Banana “Ice cream”

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (or BP2 – a dried peanut butter)
  • 1 teaspoon of cocoa
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • a touch of almond milk

Mix them up and freeze them. Enjoy!

Courtesy of Darren Brown, RunKNOX

Tropical Harvest Smoothie

  • 1/2 medium banana (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup tropical frozen fruit (a tropical blend that contains a good mix of frozen pineapple, mango and strawberries)

Optional additions:

  • 1/2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. shredded coconut (healthier to use unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • *Add crushed ice if you prefer it “frostier”
  • *Add extra juice or milk if it’s too thick

Serves 1. It makes a great breakfast or filling snack!

Courtesy of Amy Lambert (coffeescarvesandrunningshoes.com)

Tillamook, OR – Say “Cheese”!

Before visiting the West Coast, I had never heard of Tillamook cheese. After one taste, I was hooked. And the best part was actually the ice cream! We visited the farm and factory, as well as the nearby Blue Heron farm in the town of Tillamook, OR.

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