6 Amazing Healthy Home Made Ice Cream Recipes

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We love relishing on the taste of cool, melt int he mouth ice creams, especially during the summers. But, weight watchers often deprive themselves of this humble dessert. So is there any way out for them?

No need to buy those sugar-packed pints of ice cream tubs from the market when you make your own healthy version at home in less than 15 minutes. Yes, you read it right, if you have been avoiding eating the cool wonder, known as ice cream, for a long time due to your healthy weight loss diet, then we have figured out some amazing healthy ice recipes that you can easily make at home. All you need is some ingredients, easily available in your kitchen, and a hand blender, which can easily double up as an amazing soft serve machine. 


These 6 delicious and healthy homemade ice cream recipes contain more of healthy fat, protein, and most importantly antioxidants, that most of the ice creams we buy lack considerably. But, one thing that we can ensure is that they are tasty enough to not make you crave for your favorite pint of ice cream again. 

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Swirl 

With banana as its base ingredient, this natural homemade ice cream recipe is all you need to go on guilt free dessert trip. Top with mini chocolate chips to add some sundae spin to it. 

Ingredients

½ cup plain Greek yogurt
4 bananas
¼ cup maple syrup
⅓ cup cocoa powder
2 Tbsp natural peanut butter

Method

Combine yogurt, bananas, maple syrup and cocoa powder in a blender and blend until they reach thick and creamy consistency. 
Add peanut butter to it  and then blend for 2 to 3 times to bring the ingredients together.
Drizzle with mini choco chips and serve immediately. 

NUTRITION (per serving): 242 cals, 7 gm pro, 47 gm carb, 6 gm fiber, 30 gm sugars, 6 gm fat, 1.5 gm sat fat, 44 mg sodium

peanut butter chocolate swirl

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Green Tea And Pistachio Ice Cream 

This vegan product is literally screaming healthy with all its nutritious ingredients. You certainly cannot ignore the double dose of antioxidants coming from matcha powder and pistachios as a prime ingredient of this homemade ice cream. 

Ingredients 

1 cup cashews 
¼ cup maple syrup
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
¼ cup canned coconut or almond milk
1 tbsp matcha green tea powder
2 bananas
⅓ cup pistachio pieces

Method

Soak cashews in water overnight, rinse and drain them before use.
Blend together all the ingredients until they reach thick and creamy consistency.
Transfer the mixture into a loaf pan and freeze for at least 4 hours before serving. 

NUTRITION (per serving) 357 cal, 9 gm pro, 41 gm carb, 4 gm fiber, 25 gm sugars, 20 gm fat, 5.5 gm sat fat, 15 mg sodium

Green tea pistachio

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Cherry Swirl 

Can you imagine your ice cream with a tangy twist? If not then this ice cream recipe without ice cream maker is sure to blow your taste buds. The swirlicious blend of antioxidant rich cherries combined with protein packed yogurt is all you need to stay on your weight goals without compromising on your taste. 

Ingredients 

2 cup cherries
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 Tbsp honey

Method

Blend cherries, 1/2 cup Greek yogurt and vanilla together until smooth
Transfer the mixture to a loaf pan
Mix remaining half cup Greek yogurt with honey and drizzle over the mixture in loaf pan.
Take a butter knife and use it to gently swirl the mixture.
Freeze it for at least 4 hours before serving. 

NUTRITION (per serving) 135 cal, 7 gm pro, 24 gm carb, 2 gm fiber, 21 gm sugars, 1.5 gm fat, 1 gm sat fat, 25 mg sodium

Cherry swirl

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Mint and Choco chip

If you love mint and chocolates’ deadly combination then this recipe is definitely a delight for you. The avocado, banana, and Greek yogurt combined creamy finish ice cream will leave you totally satisfied. You can thank us later for a hefty dose of monounsaturated fats and protein. 

Ingredients 

½ cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 avocado
3 bananas
1 tsp peppermint extract
⅓ cup mini chocolate chips

Method

Combine Greek yogurt, lime juice, avocado, banana, and peppermint extract in a blender and blend until they become thick and creamy. 
Stir in the chocolate chips 
Transfer the mixture to loaf pan and freeze for at least 4 hours

NUTRITION (per serving) 247 cal, 5 gm pro, 35 gm carb, 7 gm fiber, 20 gm sugars, 12.5 gm fat, 4 gm sat fat, 15 mg sodium

mint and chocolate chip

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Mango Madness

The goodness of tropical fruits is something that one should take advantage of in every possible manner. This 3 ingredients tropical treat is all you need to relish the taste of pulpy mangoes as a perfect summer treat. To the ice cream with berries for an extra dose of antioxidants and fiber. 

Ingredients 

¾ cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2½ cup mango

Ingredients 

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until they reach creamy and thick consistency.
Serve immediately with berries topping

NUTRITION (per serving) 93 cal, 4 gm pro, 17 gm carb, 2 gm fiber, 16 gm sugars, 1 gm fat, 0.5 gm sat fat, 15 mg sodium

mango madness

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Salted Caramel Banana Split

This one as delicious as its name suggest, also, have you ever thought of making a banana split at home? Top it up with chopped nuts, dates, cocoa nibs and a pinch of sea salt, this one is surely a crowd pleaser. 

Ingredient 

¼ cup Greek yogurt
2 1bsp maple syrup
10 whole milk ice cubes
1 banana 
6 pitted dates
¼ tsp sea salt

Method

Blend Greek yogurt, maple syrup, ice cubes and banana together until they reach the creamy consistency. 
Add dates and sea salt and pulse until all the ingredients are combined.
Serve immediately or free for firm consistency 

To make the banana split, put a banana, cut in 2 halves in length on a plate, place 3 to 4 cubes of your ice cream on it and then sprinkle them with maple syrup, chopped nuts, and cocoa nibs to relish it.  

NUTRITION (per serving) 203 cal, 4 gm pro, 44 gm carb, 3 gm fiber, 38 gm sugars, 2.5 g fat, 1.5 g sat fat, 134 mg sodium

Banana split

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So, the next time someone asks you about ‘how to make creamy ice cream without ice maker’, you will not fall short of an answer. Also, you can tell them about the high nutritional content of these delicious treats that makes them extremely healthy

 

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