Ice cream for breakfast? If it’s this stuff, then by all means, indulge! I’ve seen tons of different homemade ice cream recipes on Pinterest. Pretty much all of them are either really involved and not easy or are not good for you at all. I was reminded of this when I was browsing through my Pinterest homepage, and came across this pin.
All of these looked SO good, but again, they called for your own ice cream maker! However, after seeing this pin, I had a huge craving for ice cream that I knew wasn’t going to go away, so I whipped up a batch of my strawberry banana ice cream. This is just as creamy and delicious as the real deal, but without all the sugar, and it’s also dairy and gluten free! As another added bonus, it’s EASY to make – no fancy machine required (well, as long as you don’t consider a food processor or blender fancy)!
HEALTHY HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY BANANA ICE CREAM
Ingredients: Makes about 6 cups
- 6 bananas
- 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
- 5 Tbsp. of the creme that’s on the top of a can of unsweetened coconut milk (make sure your can is BPA free)
- 1 1/2 tsp. alcohol free vanilla
- small pinch of stevia (optional) – I didn’t use any, but it depends on how sweet you like your ice cream.
1.) Peel your bananas and cut into slices. Place the slices on a plate and stick the plate in the freezer for 2 hours minimum.
2.) After bananas are frozen, place the bananas and the frozen strawberries in a food processor (if you don’t have a food processor, you can use a blender). Process on high till mixed well and becoming smooth.
3.) Add the coconut creme, vanilla, and stevia.
4.) Blend till smooth.
5.) Transfer mixture to a container with a lid and freeze for a minimum of 3 hours.
6.) Once frozen, scoop into a bowl and serve.
As you can see from the ingredients, you could totally indulge with this stuff and feel good about doing so! The bananas along with the coconut creme makes this SO creamy and yummy! All the enjoyment of eating ice cream without any of the guilt! Enjoy! 🙂