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DIY Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

Who wants ice cream??? How about DIY strawberry banana ice cream? This 2 ingredient non-dairy ice cream recipe is a perfect addition to our summer series and is a great activity to do with the kids. #kidfriendlyrecipes

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • Plastic or reusable freezer bags
  • This recipe makes 1 serving; double recipe for each additional person

Let’s Make It!

  1. Peel the banana and slice into smaller pieces. Remove tops from strawberries and slice into smaller pieces
  2. Place fruit in ziplock bag and freeze for at least 4 hours. For firmer ice cream freeze fruit overnight.
  3. Add frozen strawberries and banana slices to food processor or high speed blender.
  4. Blend the fruit until smooth. Fruit will initially look like crumbles during blending process, just keep blending. Stop the machine at least once to scrape the sides.
  5. Once smooth, serve and enjoy.

Surviving Chaos

  • Save Time: To skip the freezing time, use frozen fruit from the freezer section at your local grocery store.
  • Texture: For soft serve, serve the ice cream right after blending. For firmer texture, freeze the ice cream an additional 2 hours.
  • Change It Up: You can interchange the fruit or add different fruits to this recipe for a nice twist. Example….pineapple!

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Summer Series: Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Sorbet

Looking for a cool treat for the hot summer days?? Try this quick watermelon sorbet as a fun desert or cool snack. With 4 ingredients its easy to make, tasty and a kid summer favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of banana
  • 1/2 lime
  • 6 cups of watermelon
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)

Let’s Make It!

  1. Slice and freeze fruit (except lime) for prep.
  2. Add watermelon and banana to blender.
  3. Next add lime juice and maple syrup to ingredients in blender.
  4. Blend on high speed until smooth. (You made need to push down the fruit during the blending process).
  5. Spoon mixture into freezer safe container. Freeze overnight or 3-4 hours until solid.
  6. Allow to thaw a few minutes before serving.

Surviving Chaos

  • Add-Ins: Consider adding mint, basil, ginger, or other fruit to add more flavor.
  • Creamy: For a creamier texture, add more banana.

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