Healthy Ice Cream

Healthy Ice Cream

Wholesome Lee
Creamy ice cream anyone?
One of my favourite weekly indulgences is a scoop of good quality gelato at my local gelato store. The weather lately has been extremely hot, and all i have been craving is some creamy ice cream to cool me down!
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Ingredients
  

Vanilla bean

  • 2 cups canned coconut milk OR full cream milk
  • 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder
  • optional: If protein powder is not sweetened add 4-5 tbsp sweetener of choice i like coconut sugar but if it is sweetened you may only need 1-2 tbsp sweetener
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Peanut butter fudge

  • 3 cups almond milk Or coconut milk
  • 0.5 cups peanut butter
  • 0.25 cups medjool dates blended OR chopped into pieces
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Creamy Dark chocolate

  • 3 cups almond milk 1cup=250ml
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup nut butter of choice
  • 1/3 +2tbsp coconut sugar OR xylitol OR maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • *Optional dark chocolate chips

Milk & Honey

  • 3 cups almond milk OR full cream milk
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1/4 cup +2 tbsp nut butter such as almond/cashew/macadamia
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Toasted coconut

  • 3 cups full fat canned coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup toasted desiccated coconut i toast mine in a pan
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Mango

  • 1 cup blended mango
  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar OR sticky sweetener
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Place a loaf pan into the freezer.
  • Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend all ingredients well. Pour the mixture into a pot and heat up to a medium heat on the stove top until sweetener has dissolved into the mixture.
  • If you have an ice cream machine, pour mixture inside and follow manufacturers instructions.
  • If you don’t, wait for mixture to cool then pour into loaf pan and place in freezer. To avoid it from becoming icy, mix your ice cream every 15 mins with a spoon for the first hour or so.
  • If this is too tedious, pour cooled ice cream mixture into ice cube trays and freeze. Once frozen, blend the cubes into a smooth ice cream texture
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