Contributed by: Kate McGoey-Smith, DipNrsg, MSW, RSW, FM. Cert. ACT/Prosocial Matrix Facilitator.
The roar of the campfire is beckoning us on these warm summer evenings! So what about indulging in a sweet, gooey mouthful of banana heaven! Everyone will be amazed at this delicious treat! No campfire? No worries – works in the oven too!
Gather and Prepare: Pre-heat oven at 400 F. or glowing ambers of campfire
-One ripe yellow banana – wash with skin intact and then place banana, with the curve of the banana against the chopping board, then use a sharp knife to create a deep slit from stem to end without cutting through the bottom skin of banana.
Open the banana slit wide enough to fill it with the following:
Wrap stuffed banana in tin foil (shiny side inward, and twist foil at each end of banana).
- 7-10 mini vegan marshmallows (found in green organic section of Super Store)
- ½ tBsp of mini non-dairy chocolate chips (found in green organic section of Super Store)
Place in 400F oven (or on glowing ambers of campfire) for ~10-15 mins to make marshmallow-chocolate mixture melt and become gooey.
Carefully remove from oven or campfire and open tin foil wrapper so it forms the “bowl” and serve immediately – warning contents may need to be tested so heat is safe for consumption.
Ahh so simple and delicious – what a great way to have some fun with fruit! Enjoy!