6 Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

July 25, 2016

Nothing “screams” summer more than a cool, creamy scoop of ice cream. It may be tempting to run to the store and grab a pint— but the truth is, you’ll just be getting a bunch of unhealthy fat and refined sugar. Lucky for you, it’s possible to make easy-peasy, guiltless ice cream right in the comfort of your own kitchen! Plus, there’s no ice cream maker necessary. Here are 6 oh-so-satisfying DIY ice cream recipes that you won’t be able to get enough of:

PB + Banana
This dairy-free recipe is perfect for ice cream making newbies—with just TWO ingredients, it couldn’t get any simpler! Combine frozen bananas with peanut butter and you’ll magically end up with a sweet, creamy treat that will instantly become a summer favorite.

Chocolate Ice Cream
Calling all chocoholics! This decadent, yet healthy chocolate ice cream almost seems too good to be true. You’ll definitely want to keep an “emergency” stash in your freezer for those days when you need your fix.

Mint Chocolate Chip
Mint Chocolate Chip lovers, prepare to have your mind blown! After just one spoonful of this healthy twist on a classic, you’ll be screaming, “Where-have-you-been-all-my-life?”

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
If you’re a fan of pumpkin, you’ll certainly fall in love with this Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream recipe. What’s the best part? Not only is it delicious, but it’s loaded with vitamins from pumpkin puree, which you won’t get from store-bought ice cream.

Strawberry Ice Cream
If you’re looking for the perfect way to end a summer meal, this Strawberry Ice Cream recipe’s got you covered. Summer-fresh strawberries and ripe bananas combine to create light, silky-smooth ice cream that will fill you with energy.

Black Bean Ice Cream Sandwich
Give your black beans a makeover with this nostalgic, delicious ice cream sandwich recipe! It’s the best of both worlds–creamy ice cream sandwiched between two protein-packed black bean cookies. It’s the real deal!

These healthy ice cream recipes are the definition of a guilt-free summer. We’d love to hear how much you love them! Share your thoughts on our Facebook page.