Recipe by Ilene Yalen, MSRD
Healthy diets contain limited refined sugars. Perfect for dessert or an afternoon treat, this easy, delicious fruit icee recipe contains only the nutrients of fresh fruit, with or without Stevia – a more natural sugar alternative.
A great way to get antioxidants in a sweet, refreshing, healthy treat that contains no added sugar.
Downloadable PDF: FruitIceeRecipe_WellAmerica
2 frozen bananas
5 fresh strawberries
1 Stevia packet (optional)
Healthy topping ideas: granola, nuts, dark chocolate chips, coconut flakes
1. Put 2-3 frozen bananas, strawberries and Stevia in the food processor and blend until uniformly smooth.
2. Pour mixture in a dish and put back in the freezer for 30 minutes to an hour. Scoop and serve.
For more information, see the Firefighter Maintenance Manual on WellAmerica’s website, www.WellAmerica.net, or like our Facebook page “Fit to Fight Fire” at https://www.facebook.com/FitToFightFire/ created by Ronnie Mullins, MSRD, Ilene Yalen, MSRD and Wayne Peate, MD, MPH.
About Ilene Yalen…
Ilene Yalen is the Registered Dietitian working with WellAmerica to help promote the health and wellbeing of others by assessing individual nutritional needs, providing educational posts and handouts, creating healthy recipes and by giving nutritional presentations.
About Dr. Wayne Peate…
A native Tucsonan, Dr. Peate studied nutrition at Harvard where he ate Boston baked beans in tortillas. He is the physician for 24 firefighter agencies.