Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream

With the hot weather upon us, what better way to cool down than having a nice cold ice cream? As always, I try to keep the sugar and preservative intake low in our household, and have this amazing recipe that is not only delicious but healthy. And when the kids ask if they can have an ice cream for breakfast, I can happily say ‘yes’ and be the “best mum ever!”

Ingredients for 4-6 moulds (may vary due to different sized moulds):

  • 1 cup frozen berries or 1 frozen banana (it can be fresh, but frozen gives it a nice, thick, cold vibe that’s luscious.)
  • 1.5 teaspoons dark cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (you might need 2 teaspoons if you or you’re child is used to sweeter drinks)
  • 150ml milk of your choice. We use almond or coconut milk.
  • 50ml coconut cream

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    Enjoy as an ice cream or smoothie

  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 teaspoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional, but great for slowing the sugars down from the fruit/maple syrup/honey)
  • optional – half avocado (makes it creamy and packed full of vitamins and folate)
  • Whip it all up in a blender then pour into moulds. Put them in the freezer and in no time you have healthy, delicious ice cream! Enjoy 🙂
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My kids enjoying their ice creams