1 ripe banana, sliced and frozen
1/4 c orange juice
1/4 c water
3/4 c full cream coconut milk
1/2 c dairy- free ice cream (I used SoDelicious Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream)
2 T dairy and grain free hot chocolate mix
1 T chocolate syrup
I also added a scoop of my favorite protein powder just like I do to my daily smoothies.
Combine in blender and whirl until creamy and smooth, serve in a pint glass with a straw.
After hunting for paleo no-bake bars, I came across these coconut bars from a blog called Chocolate Covered Katie. I’ve used her base recipe and made a few batches of to cover the bottom of the oddly sized pan I had on hand. I have to add, that the measurements below are not precise. I don’t have time to have my own test kitchen and I was just baking these on a whim for bookclub. I took the original coconut bar recipe and made it four times, so I a disclaimer that I haven’t actually processed 4 cups of coconut and 1/2 cup coconut oil. Stay tuned for updates though. Continue reading →