Banana Ice Cream with Peanut Butter, Chocolate, or Berries

Start with a healthy banana ice cream as the base, then choose your favorite flavor addition to complete the healthy ice cream recipe.

Banana Ice Cream with Peanut Butter, Chocolate, or Berries
Photo: Brie Passano
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
3 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 medium bananas, peeled, sliced, and frozen

  • ¼ cup refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. In a food processor combine bananas, coconut milk, and vanilla. (It's best to use the bananas directly from the freezer without letting them thaw.) Cover and process until smooth. Serve immediately for a soft-serve ice cream. Or spoon ice cream into an airtight container. Freeze at least 4 hours for a scoopable ice cream. Store in freezer up to 1 week.

Strawberry-Raspberry Ice Cream

Prepare as directed, except add 1/2 cup each strawberries and raspberries and reduce coconut milk to 2 Tbsp. Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings.Per Serving: 63 cal., 0 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol., 1 mg sodium, 15 g carb., 2 g fiber, 8 g sugars, 1 g pro.

Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Prepare as directed, except add 1/4 cup peanut butter or almond butter and reduce coconut milk to 2 Tbsp. Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings.Per Serving: 139 cal., 6 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol., 47 mg sodium, 21 g carb., 3 g fiber, 11 g sugars, 3 g pro.

Chocolate Ice Cream

Prepare as directed, except add 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder and reduce coconut milk to 2 Tbsp. Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings.Per Serving: 79 cal., 1 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol., 2 mg sodium, 19 g carb., 3 g fiber, 10 g sugar, 1 g pro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

76 Calories
18g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 76
% Daily Value *
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 6.8mg 34%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 284mg 6%
Folate, total 15.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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