Friday, May 16, 2014

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Coconut Ice Cream

Despite the rain, summer is still coming and it will get hot and ice cream will become necessary.
There's nothing like making your own ice cream, especially if living with horrid housemates. The other day discovered that my So Delicious Almond Milk Cookies And Cream Ice Cream had been opened and eaten with greedy relish. An expensive celebratory treat stolen and vandalized. It's difficult when living with people who want to spoil life's little victories. However, when crafting my own ice cream no one seems to want any, even if it's pretty. I'm happy that this latest creation, eaten solely by me, wasn't compromised in any way. Califia Farms brand vegan milks are on sale this week at Whole Foods 2 for $7. I decided to give the Toasted Coconut Almond Milk a try.

Dress up Nature's Path Flax Plus Flakes with shredded coconut, diced apples, slivered almonds, cinnamon, and Califia Farms amazingly delicious Toasted Coconut Almond Milk- a real satisfying breakfast treat!
Simple to make ice cream. No powerful kitchen appliances required. Three near blackened bananas provide both fantastic fruity flavor and sweetness (no extra sugar needed) for a chocoholic treat. Mashed to smithereens- chunky bits saved of course, mixed with the incredibly yummy coconut almond blended milk, chocolate goodness, and extra coconut. I covered plain white bowl with a small black bag, making it look utterly unattractive and voila! A few hours later, ice cream readied and untouched, I satisfied craving hitch free! Just a great treat! Sure it's raining right now, but tomorrow the sun is coming out and so is more ice cream.
Recipe serves two vegan ice cream lovers. Or one ravenous fiend.
Oh and FY: It's May 16th. Janet Jackson Day. Let's break out the Rhythm Nation and Control and everything else Damito Jo! Dance everybody! And grab a bowl for the ice cream....

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Coconut Ice Cream Ingredients and Preparation

3 ripened bananas
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup Califia Farms Toasted Coconut Almond Milk Blend
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips
1/4 cup slivered almonds (optional)

Mash bananas together with cocoa powder, coconut almond milk, shredded coconut, and chocolate chips. Cover and freeze for 5-6 hours.
Use an ice cream scooper to scoop out bowl contents and enjoy.
Delicious, simple yum. No ice cream maker or blender needed.

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