This Healthy, Vegan, Cookie Dough Ice Cream is a Mouthful

This Healthy, Vegan, Cookie Dough Ice Cream is a Mouthful

The summer’s almost over, so it’s time to itch those last-minute, ice-cream cravings.

So what better time for fitness and lifestyle blog HBFIT to unveil their vegan cookie dough ice cream recipe?

The banana-based frozen delicacy is made up of just six simple ingredients, allowing you to indulge guilt-free; there are no additives, or the extra sugars and fats, that’re notorious in store-bought brands.

HBFIT founder Hannah Bronfman shared the recipe on Instagram over the weekend, along with step-by-step instructions tailored to ice-creaming newbies. Check out the post below – how does that ice cream contain zero dairy milk or cream?

My vegan banana ? cookie dough ? ice cream ? Treat yo self weekend, you earned it, babes xx ? @candicekumai Yields about 2 cups i n g r e d i e n t s : 3 ripe, frozen bananas, peeled 1/2 cup almond meal 1/4 cup almond and coconut milk blend 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract t o p p i n g s 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips or 1/4 cup dark dairy-free chocolate, chopped (use carob chips if vegan or dairy-free) d i r e c t i o n s Combine the ingredients for ice cream in a Vitamix blender and blend until smooth. Use the Vitamix tamper stick to whip up all the bananas until fully combined and creamy. You are looking for an extra-thick smoothie or soft-serve consistency. Sprinkle in chocolate chips and fold in with a spatula. Serve immediately. For a firmer texture, double the batch and pour into an 8-inch loaf tin, cover, and freeze until ready to serve! This cookie dough faux ice cream keeps for up to 1 week in an airtight container in the freezer. Yeass queen ???????

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“This cookie dough faux ice cream keeps for up to 1 week in an airtight container in the freezer. Yeass queen,” read the HBFIT post from contributing blogger Candice Kumai.

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When you’re finally ready to cave on your ice-cream craving, forget that easy but unsatisfying tub of Ben & Jerry’s. Plug in your blender, and give this healthy, vegan, cookie dough ice-cream a spin.

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