'Banana and Caramel Dream Smoothie' Recipe
Sunday, 02 December 2012 00:00  |  Written by Guest Contributor | Blog Entry

Banana and Caramel Dream Smoothie photo by Joanna StevenFeaturing creamy, nutritious bananas and natural caramel-like flavors, this delicious smoothie is truly dessert in a glass! Yet, when was the last time your sumptuous dessert contained generous amounts of fiber, vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 & C) and minerals (selenium, potassium, copper and magnesium)? To top it off, this recipe is very quick to make if you have Brazil nut milk already prepared, and is both filling and satisfying!

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 cups Brazil nut milk or other nut milk

  • 1/4 cup dates

  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil

  • 1 inch vanilla bean

  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup or agave nectar

  • 3 frozen bananas

  • 1/2 tsp yacon powder, or more to taste

  • 1/2 tsp lucuma powder, or more to taste

  • A pinch of salt

  • Yacon syrup to drizzle

Directions

  • Blend everything but the yacon syrup, and pour into 2 large glasses.

  • Drizzle a little yacon syrup on top, and serve.

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Joanna Steven, contributor of this recipe, is co-author with Tonya Kay of raw vegan nutritional analysis eBooks available at Kayos Market. She contributes to the Raw Divas and Raw Mom websites, has been published in Get Fresh! and writes her own blog.

Comments (2)add
Written by Pinky , January 08, 2013
Easy recipe and looks really delicious!
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Written by Dinetonite , November 25, 2010
What a lovely recipe. I know my children will love it.
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