Ice Cream Lovers

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I hope everyone had a great time on holidays!!!!

I know it’s winter now, it’s cold and snowing today, that keeps us inside again.

This winter lets us enjoy snow a lot recently, but it won’t change our habit to eat icy treats in winter.

My daughter’s favorite dessert is ice cream. I remember when she tried it for the first time. She just sucked into it, and didn’t let it go. That’s funny, but she won’t eat any kind of ice-cream, it should be vanilla, chocolate or strawberry, no sprinkles, or toppings. Homemade one is the best one of course, especially if you put some peanut butter in it.

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This healthy homemade ice cream needs only a few ingredients and a blender. The main ingredient BANANAS. Sometimes I forget to freeze them, so it’s better to do it ahead. Freeze 5-8 bananas in case you want ice cream the other day again.

You can be creative with this recipe too, because when you add some ingredients to bananas, the ice-cream doesn’t taste like bananas anymore( strawberries, mangoes, cocoa, cherries, peanut butter, coconut flakes, kiwi, raspberries, blueberries, any kind of nuts).

The best part: You don’t need to use any sugar, because it’s sweet already!!!!

Healthy Homemade Ice Cream.

4 large very ripe bananas

Optional add-ins:
1/2 cup frozen cherries

or any fruit
Peel bananas and slice into 1/2 inch pieces. Freeze for 1-2 hours.

Place the banana slices in a food processor. Puree banana slices, scraping down the bowl as needed, until the mixture is creamy and smooth. Mix in any of the optional add-ins desired and puree. Serve immediately for soft-serve ice cream or place in the freezer for a few hours for a harder ice cream.

Enjoy this super delicious, healthy, sugar free dessert.

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Raw Banana Strawberry Cream Cake.

My experiments with raw desserts never end. I try a lot of recipes during the week, and pick my favorite ones to share with you.

The raw treats taste different from the cooked ones. They have deep flavors. They are juicy and naturally sweet. They are REAL, because they are made of real food.

I made couple of cakes recently, and my 2 years old daughter thinks it’s somebody’s birthday all the time. As soon as she sees the new cake, she starts singing “Happy Birthday!” song. So we have pretending birthday parties almost every day.

This recipe is from one amazing girl’s blog, who follows raw food diet. Her recipes and ideas are amazing. I changed the recipe a little bit, but this raw cake tastes delicious.

If any of you likes frozen dessert treats, this recipe is for you. This is the healthy and delicious version of ice-cream cake.

Banana Strawberry Cream Cake.

Pink filling:
3 bananas
2 cups frozen strawberries (or other berries)
1-3 tablespoons coconut oil (optional but it will make it creamier)
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Cream exterior:
2 cups macadamia nuts
2 cup dates
2 peeled orange
2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
Water, as needed
Put the bananas in your blender, followed by the frozen berries and blend until smooth. Spread evenly into a spring form pan.
Freeze until solid.
To make the cream layer: soak macadamia nuts in the water for 4 hours.
Rinse the water from the nuts.
Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding as LITTLE water possible, if you need any at all. The less water you use, the creamier it will be. Spread the macadamia cream layer on the top of the pink one.
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Freeze until solid and then garnish with strawberries.
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Slice and enjoy!
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Store in the freezer.
Recomendations: I will use a little macadamia nuts in the pink layer next time, to make it more creamier.
I will use cashews next time instead of macadamia nuts.