This Banana “Yogurt” from Nutrition Stripped is made with deliciously simple whole food ingredients, and it’s dairy-free! Healthy fats from creamy cashews, fiber and protein from ground chia seeds, and the banana all blend together to create a thick, yogurt-like dish that’s creamy, and naturally sweet.
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Homemade Banana “Yogurt”
- 1 medium ripe Banana
- ½ cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
- 2 tablespoons Chia Seeds, ground
- 2 tablespoons of Raw Cashews (approx. 20g)
- squeeze of fresh Lemon Juice (optional)
- dash of Cinnamon
- dash of Sea Salt
- touch of Honey (optional)
Soak chia seeds for at least 20 minutes in 4 tablespoons of the almond milk. Set aside to gel.
Soak cashews in water (and discard) for at least 20 minutes to soften.
In a high speed blender or food processor, combine all ingredients until smooth. Adjust almond milk liquid to make thinner or thicker to your desired taste.
Enjoy at room temperature or chill for 20 minutes.
Serves: 2 | Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe
Per serving: Calories: 152; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 45mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 5g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 236mg; Vitamin A: 3%; Vitamin C: 9%; Iron: 3%; Calcium: 21%
McKel is a registered dietitian, wellness coach and blogger of Nutrition Stripped, where she offers her nutrition services and shares nourishing recipes. Nutrition Stripped is a plant-based whole foods blog focusing on making healthy eating deliciously simple. You can also connect with McKel on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.
Photo courtesy of McKel Hill. Original recipe published on Nutrition Stripped.