9 Healthy Ice Creams You Can Make In Your Blender – Delicious

Instead of spending money on those pints of ice cream full of sugar and other unhealthy ingredients, you can try your own homemade ice cream. You will need just 1 minute to prepare your favorite ice cream in a blender.

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These 10 delicious DIY recipes have more antioxidants, fat, and protein than most of the other ice creams. Moreover, they are so delicious that you will never think again of a pint of Ben & Jerry.

1. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl

There is no need for guilt because this dark chocolate peanut butter swirl is made out of a banana base (not cream).

Servings: 3 to 4

Makes: 3 cups / 1½ pints

Needed Ingredients:

  • 4 frozen bananas
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder

You need to put all the ingredients in a blender, except the peanut butter and blend them until you get a creamy and thick mixture. Drizzle in the peanut butter and you can serve it immediately.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 242 cal
  • 7g pro
  • 47g carb
  • 6g fiber
  • 30g sugars
  • 6g fat
  • 5g sat fat
  • 44mg sodium

2. Coconut Bliss

This coconut bliss it uses coconut milk, not cream. For extra texture and fiber scoop and roll in flaked coconut.

Servings: 3 to 4

Makes: 3 cups /1½ pints

Needed Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • ½ cup canned coconut milk

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until you get a creamy and thick mixture. Then, put the cream in a loaf pan and put it in the freezer. Let it stand for 4 hours.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 195 cal
  • 2g pro
  • 29g carb
  • 3g fiber
  • 21g sugars
  • 5g fat
  • 8g sat fat
  • 9mg sodium

3. Green Tea Pistachio Ice Cream

Matcha powder and pistachios have antioxidants which make this green tea pistachio ice cream extremely healthy.

Servings: 3 to 4

Makes: 3 cups 1½ pints

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup canned coconut or almond milk
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1/3 cup pistachio pieces
  • 1 tablespoon pistachio pieces

Firstly, you need to soak cashews in water and let they stand overnight. In the morning, rinse them and drain.

Then, you need to blend them along with the other ingredients until you get a creamy and thick mixture. Put the cream in a loaf pan and put it in the freezer. Let it stand for 4 hours before you serve it.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 357 cal
  • 9g pro
  • 41 carb
  • 4g fiber
  • 25g sugars
  • 20g fat
  • 5 sat fat
  • 15mg sodium

4. Cherry Swirl

Cherry Swirl is a combination of protein-packed Greek yogurt and antioxidant-rich sweet cherries.

Servings: 2 to 3

Makes: 2 cups / 1 pint

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Firstly, you need to put the cherries, ½ cup Greek yogurt and vanilla in a blender, and blend them until you get a smooth cream.

Put the cream in a loaf pan. You need to mix the other ½ cup Greek yogurt along with the honey. Use the mixture to drizzle over the cream in the loaf pan. Put the cream in the freezer and let it stand for 4 hours.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 135 cal
  • 7g pro
  • 24g carb
  • 2g fiber
  • 21g sugars
  • 5g fat
  • 1g sat fat
  • 25mg sodium

5. Mint Chip

Mint Chip is a healthy combination of Greek yogurt, banana, and avocado which is packed with monounsaturated fats and protein.

Servings: 3 to 4

Makes: 3 cups /1½ pints

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 frozen bananas
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

You need to put all the ingredients except the chocolate chips in a blender and blend them until you get a creamy and thick mixture. Then, stir in the chocolate chips and put the cream in a loaf pan. Put it in the freezer and let it stand 4 hours.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 247 cal
  • 5g pro
  • 35g carb
  • 7g fiber
  • 20g sugars
  • 5g fat
  • 4g sat fat
  • 15mg sodium

6. Mango Madness

Mango Madness is a combination of three ingredients which has a perfect taste. For extra zing and dose of fiber and antioxidants, put berries at the top.

Servings: 3 to 4

Makes: 3 cups /1½ pints

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ cup frozen mango
  • ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until you get a creamy and thick mixture. And, you can serve it immediately.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 93 cal
  • 4g pro
  • 17g carb
  • 2g fiber
  • 16g sugars
  • 1g fat
  • 5g sat fat
  • 15mg sodium

7. Peachy Orange

Peachy Orange is definitely a perfection you need to try.

Servings: 2 to 3

 Makes: 2 cups /1 pint

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 cup frozen peaches
  • 1/3 cup canned coconut cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until you get a creamy and thick mixture. Put the cream in a loaf pan and store it in the freezer and let it stand 4 hours.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 199 cal
  • 1g pro
  • 39g carb
  • 1g fiber
  • 37g sugars
  • 5g fat
  • 5g sat fat
  • 13mg sodium

8. Strawberries ’N Cream

Strawberries ’N Cream is a perfect choice as you can never go wrong with strawberries.

Servings: 2 to 3

Makes: 2 cups / 1 pint

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Firstly, you need to put the canned coconut milk in the refrigerator and let it stand overnight. In the morning, open the can upside down, and pour out the liquid. Scoop the thickened coconut cream in a blender.

Then, add the strawberries and maple syrup and blend until you get a creamy and thick mixture. You can serve it immediately.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 154 cal
  • 2g pro
  • 8g carb
  • 2g fiber
  • 5g sugars
  • 14g fat
  • 5g sat fat
  • 9mg sodium

9. Vegan Cookie Dough

Vegan Cookie Dough is loaded with cookie dough chunks and has a rich taste. Also, it is really healthy. You will enjoy its taste!

Servings: 3 to 4

Makes: 3 cups /1½ pints

Vegan cookie dough: 

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or Earth Balance Spread
  • ⅓ cup flour (white flour, spelt flour or almond flour)
  • 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate chips
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Vegan Ice cream:

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups raw cashews soaked overnight
  • 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Pinch sea salt

Firstly, you need to soak cashews in water and let they stand overnight. In the morning, rinse and drain them. Stir together all the listed ingredients for cookie dough, roll into marble-sized balls. Freeze on a parchment-lined cookie sheet for 1 hour.

Put all the listed ingredients for the ice cream (the soaked cashews through sea salt) in a blender and blend them until you get a creamy mixture. Put the cream in a loaf pan and stir in 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate chips and frozen cookie dough balls. Put in the freezer and let it stand for 4 hours.

Nutrition per 1 serving:

  • 347 cal
  • 8g pro
  • 34g carb
  • 1g fiber
  • 17g sugars
  • 22g fat
  • 5g sat fat
  • 41mg sodium

Source / References:
behealthywithhealthyfood.com
www.prevention.com

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