These are the best peanut butter banana chocolate popsicles in the whole wide world, and what’s even better? They’re vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free. And just in case you were ever in doubt, they are super-good for you too. These delicious snacks will appeal to anyone and everyone who loves peanut butter, chocolate, and bananas, and it doesn’t really matter what kind of dietary requirements or preferences they have – most will be able to enjoy this vegan popsicle recipe. Serve it on a hot summer’s day or save it for a winter dessert – it’s delicious any time of the year.
Aside from being deliciously creamy and sweet-tooth satisfying, these peanut butter popsicles have so much going for them. They are easy to make and serve, they’re rich in protein, and they are plant-based, so they’re good for almost anyone. If you have a combination of different dietary types in your family, this will be the treat that can please and appease just about everybody. This recipe will make up to twelve popsicles, so double your batch if you’re expecting a crowd. As far as the nutritional content of bananas goes, they are high in dietary fiber, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C, and very high in vitamin B6. Bananas also contain calcium, vitamin A, and protein. When it comes to the unsalted all-natural peanut butter, it’s very high in protein, high in niacin and iron, and also contains calcium. This dairy-free popsicle recipe uses almond milk instead of cow’s milk. Unsweetened almond milk is very high in vitamin E, vitamin A, and calcium. It’s also high in iron, dietary fiber, manganese, potassium, and magnesium. Almond milk also contains protein. These are just a few of this banana chocolate popsicle recipe’s ingredients, and already you’re getting the idea of what a healthy snack they can be.
Nutrition Facts for: The Best Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Popsicles from Beaming Baker
Ingredients: Bananas, unsweetened almond milk, natural peanut butter, cocoa powder, coconut oil, pure maple syrup.
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* Per Serving:Calories 130, Calories from Fat 70, Total Fat 7.8g 12%, Saturated Fat 5.4g 27%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 29mg 1%, Potassium 225mg 6%, Carbohydrates 16.5g 5%, Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%, Sugars 10.1g, Protein 1.6g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%
This can also be a really fun recipe for kids. Kids enjoy helping out when you are making food in the kitchen, especially when that food involves sweet snacks. This is a perfect opportunity for sharing your love of cooking with them, as well as your love for making healthy desserts as well. First off, show them how to properly wash their hands before they start baking and teach them some other basic food safety rules, keeping it fun so they’ll stay interested. Ask them to help add the bananas and almond milk to the blender and mix together the chocolate drizzle. They’ll love seeing how the popsicles freeze in the freezer and for a real treat – let them pour the drizzle over them when they’re done. This is an experience they’ll never forget and perhaps one day they will share it with their kids as well. Many thanks to Demeter over at the “Beaming Baker” blog for posting this healthy vegan dessert recipe. Demeter specializes in vegan, gluten-free recipes, so if you’re looking to expand your repertoire, you’ll want to see what she’s serving up over here. There’s a vegan recipe for every meal of the day as well as more delicious healthy snack ideas over at the Beaming Baker.*
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