Banana “Ice Cream”

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If you find your family falling into a dessert funk this summer, make the switch! Get your children in the kitchen with you to create their own nutritious and delicious banana-inspired summer treat. Featured on the Little Y page in the Living Well Eating Smart newsletter issue #66 (July 14 to September 21, 2016).

Recipe inspiration from Dole. Visit their website for more summertime recipes.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Peel bananas.

3. Slice into 1/2-inch rounds, then freeze stored in a single layer in a gallon-size freezer bag for at least two hours or overnight.

4. Add frozen bananas to food processor or blender. Rotate between blending and scraping banana off sides until the consistency of the pureed banana turns into ice cream consistency.

5. Serve immediately with toppings of your choice.

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