PB & J Banana Sorbet

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I cannot wait until I am done with this stupid test!  My boards are in less than 2 weeks.  I haven’t had any time for writing lately, and I have been planning my getaway from this place when I can take breaks from studying.  I am so ready for it to be over, and it’s just around the corner if I can just hold on!!

Hubby & I discovered an absolutely delicious ice cream substitute: Frozen Banana Sorbet.  The bananas are so creamy on their own that you don’t even miss the cream and sugar!  A little non-fat milk went a long way towards achieving that creamy milkshake consistency, and I didn’t miss any of the fat or sugar of ice cream!  Seriously.  Delicious!  I may have already blogged about the banana sorbet, but this was a fabulous variation!

PB & J Banana Sorbet
3 bananas, peeled & chopped into 1 inch pieces
1 c. sliced strawberries
1 Tbsp. sugar free strawberry jam
2 Tbsp. peanut butter
1/2 c. fat-free milk

Place the banana pieces on a wax-paper lined plate & stick in the freezer for at least 2 hours.

When bananas are frozen, toss them & the rest of the above ingredients into a blender & blend until smooth!  They will be milkshake consistency at this point (which is awesome).  If you want actual sorbet, scoop mixture into a tupperware dish & cover & freeze overnight.  Enjoy!

It’s easy as pie, and perfect for your sweet tooth (or your kids’ sweet teeth)!  It has no added sugar, it’s at least 1 serving of fruit, a little protein, and some calcium!  I cannot wait for summer so I can have one milkshake-style with a burger & sweet potato oven fries!

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3 Responses to PB & J Banana Sorbet

  1. TeamOSM says:

    I was trying to think of anything I could to do with these bananas that are quickly approaching over-ripeness. NOW I KNOW! =D Think my immersion blender will do? We haven't got a regular blender.

  2. Lauren says:

    I have no idea! I think it would work, either way let me know šŸ™‚

  3. Mrs. Kurth says:

    Sweet potato fries are my favorite!!

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