National Ice Cream Month
The days are getting hotter, and luckily July is National Ice Cream Month. While it can be tempting to reach for those dessert toppings that are high calorie and high in sugar, you can stay cool and healthy with some unique toppings from Whirlybird GranolaIn 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.• Did you know that the ice cream cone was invented at the 1904 World Fair in St. Louis?• The average American eats about 20 quarts of ice cream a year.• Surprisingly, America is the 2nd largest consumer of ice cream. New Zealand is the 1st, and with only ¼ of our population!Whirlybird Healthy SundaeIngredients• 4 large bananas quartered, and frozen overnight• 1 cup fresh berries raspberries, strawberries or blueberries• 1/2 cup greek yogurt, full fat is bestTopping• Chocolate Whirlybird Granola• Berries and BananasInstructions1. Freeze bananas until very frozen (overnight is best). Make sure to cut them in quarters so they will blend or process easily.2. Add yogurt, fresh (or thawed from frozen) berries and frozen bananas to a high-speed blender or into a food processor bowl. Process until all combined and the consistency is soft and fluffy like soft serve.3. If you want scoopable ice cream, add to a freezer container, and freeze for 1-3 hours.4. Top with Whirlybird Granola, nut butter, and fresh fruit!For more information visit WhirlybirdGranola.com and facebook.com/eatkentucky/.