This frozen treat is a wholesome twist on a dessert that makes a delicious choice for an after-school snack! It is sweetened with bananas and agave and gets its luscious, creamy consistency from delicious, good-for-you California Avocados. Each serving provides an excellent source (20% of Daily Value) of dietary fiber and a good source (10%-19% of Daily Value) of potassium, vitamin C and folate.
California Avocado & Banana Frosty
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|1||ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and cut into ¾-in. dice and frozen|
|1 1/2||ripe bananas, peeled, cut into ½-in. slices and frozen|
|1||Tbsp.||virgin coconut oil|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Remove the avocado and banana from the freezer and thaw slightly, about 20 minutes.
- Place the avocado, banana, agave nectar, cocoa powder, coconut oil, lemon juice, vanilla extract and salt in a blender and process for 60 seconds. Stop and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Continue to process until smooth and creamy; the mixture should resemble soft serve ice cream.
- Scoop the frosty into bowls and garnish with optional toppings.
Serving Suggestion: Best consumed right away or leftovers can be frozen. Optional toppings can include shredded, unsweetened coconut, fresh berries, sliced bananas or chopped nuts.
Beverage Pairing: Enjoy with a chilled glass of non-fat or low-fat milk.
* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
Vitamin A 78 IU; Vitamin C 8 mg; Calcium 7 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 40 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.05 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 0%; Iron 6%