If you want something sweet, try healthier versions of your favorite dessert. We offer a recipe that is great for those who don’t have much time to try new things. It is also suitable for vegans. This dessert is made up of bananas, peanut butter (or nuts or seed butter) and dark chocolate chips.
Organic peanut butter is healthy because it is unprocessed. Peanut butter is made from roasted and seasoned peanuts that are grounded into a paste. Some brands of peanut butter contain sugar, hydrogenated oil and trans fats.
Here are the health benefits of natural peanut butter:
- Low in carbs
- Rich in protein and healthy fats
- Full of minerals and vitamins (magnesium, zinc iron, and vitamins B3, B6,)
- It has an antioxidant power
Health Benefits of Bananas
Bananas are highly nutritious and healthy for children. This fruit is often recommended for those who deal with celiac disease.
Bananas are rich in Vitamin B6, Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C
Potassium in a banana is great for heart health because it eliminates sodium and lowers blood pressure. In addition, bananas promote healthy weight loss.
Dark chocolate is good for your overall health in moderate consumption. Strengthens the cardiovascular system. Always choose chocolate with a high cocoa content because cocoa beans are full of nutrients.
High cocoa chocolate is rich in flavonoids (which repair cell damage), antioxidants (which prevent free radical damage), flavonols (lower blood pressure and improve blood flow to the brain/heart).
Polyphenols in chocolate improve digestion, treat anxiety and have the potential to help deal with fatigue syndrome.
Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Banana Bites – Recipe
Preparation time: 15 mins
Total time: 15 mins
- 2-3 bananas, sliced
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup natural peanut butter (or nut or seed butter)
Use unsweetened dark chocolate chips, and those who like it sweet can use stevia, monk fruit, erythritol or allulose.
You can make sandwiches using banana slices and peanut butter.
Put all sandwiches on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze them for an hour.
Melted chocolate from the microwave for 15-20 seconds, first stir and add a drop of (coconut) oil if clumps.
Dipped sandwiches in the melted chocolate put back on the baking sheet and freeze until solid.
Any leftovers can be stored in a hermetically sealed container in the freezer.