Cinnamon Raisin Nana Ice Cream

It wasn’t until around five days ago when the weather finally started to chillax. I mean, every day was still scorching hot with the sun burning so much that I could fry some eggs on the sidewalk. Whoever has the fresh fall winds and slightly foggy mornings are super lucky. You ACTUALLY have seasons!

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That being said, hot sunny days mean cold smoothies once again. This morning in particular I was seriously craving cinnamon raisin bran, so why not reminisce the childhood cereal raisin bran in a special way: nana ice cream! The recipe is super easy, quick and SO incredibly sweet. I topped my smoothie bowl with some Trader Joe’s Toasted Oatmeal Flakes, KIND Fruit & Nut granola, Evoke Foods Antioxidant muesli and Nature’s Path Sunrise Crunchy Vanilla flakes, ALL cereals which are to die for. You can also use fruit, but…..I was out of it 😦

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RECIPE

  • 1 cup of overripe frozen banana slices or 1 extra large overripe frozen banana
  • 1-2 TBSP unsweetened raisins
  • 2/3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla bean powder
  • 1 cup ice
  • Less than 2/3 cup plant milk of choice; I used coconut milk
  • Sweetener to taste (if your bananas are unripe)
  • Opt: vanilla protein powder, coconut, chocolate chips, etc.

 

PROCEDURE

  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth, except for the raisins.
  2. Stir raisins in the nana ice cream and serve.

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What’s the weather like where you live? Were you a fan of Raisin Bran?


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