Alejandra Ramos of Always Order Dessert shares her quick and easy dessert option that's packed with healthy monounsaturated fats or MUFAs. Try it with your favorite nut butter and sweet toppings for an indulgent treat every day.
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- 1 banana
- 2 tbsp unsweetened natural nut butter (such as cashew butter, peanut butter, or almond butter)
- 1/3 cup total of your favorite crushed or chopped nuts and seeds (such as almonds, pistachios, sesame seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, unsweetened coconut flakes, etc.)
1. Spread a thin layer of nut butter on the entire banana.
2. Spread chopped nuts and seeds on a shallow plate and roll banana over it, pressing lightly so that the nuts and seeds stick to the banana. Slice covered banana into 1-inch thick slices. Eat immediately or place in the freezer until solid and then transfer to a zipped bag to store.
Optional additions: unsweetened cocoa powder, ground cinnamon, raw cacao nibs, sea salt
Note: Each daily serving is 1/2 banana (or approximately 3-4 sushi pieces).
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