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Desserts have been part of the limited-service restaurant landscape for decades. Whether it’s cookies, cakes, pies, ice cream, or other goodies, consumers continue to seek these typically indulgent items to add to their meal or as a stand-alone treat.

In recent years, operators have added numerous dessert items, including many that don’t include chocolate. These days, fruits, cinnamon, peanut butter, and vanilla—the most popular ice cream and frozen yogurt flavor—are increasingly leveraged in dessert innovation.

Bananas Introduces Green Smoothie To Feel Good Menu

Villa Enterprises Managementannounced Bananas restaurants have introduced a Green Smoothie that blends spinach, banana, vanilla nonfat frozen yogurt and a touch of honey.  The new smoothie joins the menu at all 37 locations today for a limited time. 

“Guests don’t have to feel guilty and can keep those New Year’s resolutions at Bananas by enjoying the new Green Smoothie filled with nutritious goodness,” says Andrew Steinberg, senior vice president of Business Operations, Villa Enterprises.