When good smoothies go bad

This morning I noticed that a bunch of bananas were going bad. Not wanting to throw them out I sliced them into chunks and placed them onto a baking sheet. I put the baking sheet in the freezer. I told my daughter that we would make smoothies after dinner. So, after dinner I took out the frozen banana chunks and a bag of frozen pineapple. We added the bananas, pineapple and milk to the blender. All was going smoothly until the blender died. The mixture was no where near smoothie quality. Not to fear! I took bowls out of the cupboard and scooped the thick mixture into single serve portions. It was a big hit! The kids kept asking me for more “banana pineapple ice cream”.

So, I guess I made a new healthy dessert. Shhh don’t tell the kids it’s good for them!

Frozen banana chunks
Frozen pineapple chunks
Milk, soy milk or almond milk

Partially blend mix until a very thick texture is reached. I used 6 bananas and a bag of pineapple and it served 6 people.

Next time I think I might try frozen berries and bananas.

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About givethemavoice77

I'm a 30 something married mother of 6 kids. 3 girls, 2 boys and an angel in heaven. I am a stay at home mom and a home educator. I have 3 children with mental disabilities and learning disabilities. 1 child who just recently received an autism diagnoses. I love education, traveling in the US, researching autism, frugal living, fun family activities, spending hours on end in the library. Most people label me and my family as weird and nerdy.......I'm honored to have that title!
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