4-Ingredient Healthy Strawberry Ice Cream

4-ingredient healthy strawberry ice cream |www.whatkumquat.com
Aight, so by now we all know that my obsession with smoothi-fying everything is realer than Ellen’s obsession with the sweater vest.

So why not take it one step further and make some guilt-free ice cream?

I’m currently on holiday in Greece, meaning that I get to eat real ice cream and not some nonsense healthy substitute, but it also means that I’m at the beach and would prefer not to look like a beached whale.

If you’re looking for something healthy that doesn’t taste remotely such but also won’t give you early onset diabetes by age 22, this is the recipe for you.

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This strawberry “ice cream” only needs four ingredients, and they’re all things that you would find in Whole Foods so you’re all g on the health front.

Also, none of the four ingredients are bananas. I’ve tried the whole banana nice-cream BS and unless you really, really like bananas I would advise against trying it. It doesn’t taste “just like chocolate ice cream!!!”, vegans, it tastes like you puréed bananas, which might be great for you but personally I am not a monkey and tbh no one likes bananas that much.

So to recap: no bananas. Down with bananas.

Basically all you have to do is chuck everything in a blender, freeze for a while (during which time feel free to eat a pizza or something to counteract the Dr. Oz-approved concoction you’re about to ingest), and voilà! A refreshingly light and perfectly Instagrammable strawberry ice cream. Kind of.

Pro tip: let it thaw out for 10-15 minutes before serving to make it as creamy as possible.

4-ingredient healthy strawberry ice cream |www.whatkumquat.com

4-INGREDIENT HEALTHY STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM
serves two

You Will Need

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. strawberry yoghurt (I used Chobani, which has real fruit pieces mixed in)
  • 1 tbsp. honey

Directions

  1. Squeeze your lemon juice and set aside.
  2. Pour the juice and honey into a blender and liquefy.
  3. Slowly add in the strawberries. This may take a while and you’ll need to push around the mixture a bit to fully purée it, but eventually it should turn creamy.
  4. Pour in the honey, blend, and pour the finished mixture into a freezable loaf tin or container.
  5. Freeze until hardened and serve!

 

3 Comments

  1. I love how simple this ice cream is to make! It’s roasting in NYC right now so this would be the perfect cool off treat!

  2. I love this, so simple! I love the red hue. Also, your banana rant is hilarious because I could never get into the banana-based ice cream craze either. 🙂

  3. This looks amazing! So easy and refreshing, and definitely healthier than normal ice cream 😉 And I totally appreciate the lack of bananas. While I do enjoy nice cream, it definitely tastes VERY strongly of bananas! Like, don’t lie to me. This is not fudge brownie ice cream. This is trickery!

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