By admin | December 1, 2011

Photo: Linda Wagner

BY LINDA WAGNER

I’ve found the mother of all smoothies- The Banana Split Smoothie! This smoothie tastes like a dream come true. Part of the fun of cooking is getting creative and branching out to try new things.  I thought I was just making a chocolate strawberry shake but by adding the coconut and almond milk it turned into something very different and very delicious. I wasn’t expecting it to taste like a banana split but I am definitely ok with the fact that it did!

Good tasting food can also be good for you. That’s the key to developing a lifestyle of health and vitality. Who is going to stay on a ‘diet,’ if they are not enjoying the food they eat or having to count points, calories, or write down everything the put in their mouth? I used to be one of those people, but not anymore. I know that what I put into my body is pure, whole food that tastes delicious and feeds my cells on a deep cellular level.  I can feel good about eating these foods and feeling full without guilt!

Photo: Ice Cream Journal

Banana Split Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:
2 frozen bananas
2 cups frozen strawberries
1 Tbs Coconut Milk Powder – (I love Wilderness Family, you can find them online or at your local health food store)
2.5 Tbs pure Chocolate Powder (Nativas Natural is my favorite)
1 -1.5 cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
2 squirts NuNaturals Vanilla Stevia

Method:

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender until very smooth and enjoy!

Photos: Linda Wagner and Ice Cream Journal

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Linda Wagner is behind one of our go-to sites for Nutrition and Lifestyle updates, where this post originally appeared.

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