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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Satisfy your Sweet Tooth
Make your own FROZEN CHOCOLATE BANANA TREATS from this recipe found in the how-to companion book to the documentary film FORKS OVER KNIVES.
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup plant-based milk (make your own non-dairy milk on this blog March 12, 2012)
1/3 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp vanilla
2 ripe bananas
2 cups oats
1. Puree maple syrup, milk, cocoa, vanilla and bananas in blender. Transfer to bowl and add oats. Mix well.
2. Line baking sheet with wax paper. Put Grape Nuts in small bowl. Using small spoon, scoop chocolate mixture and drop it into Grape Nuts bowl. Shape into ball and roll again in Grape Nuts. Place ball onto wax paper. Repeat process with remaining mixture.
3. Freeze entire pan of treats then transfer to container with a lid and keep frozen until sweet tooth gets the best of you! Enjoy frozen or thawed.