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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Hazelnut Chocolate Peach Ice Cream Cake.

The peaches season is coming to the end. I want to enjoy them as long as possible, because it is impossible to find the ripe, juicy, real peaches by the next summer in our area.

Nutrition in peaches has health benefits for antioxidants, even its content not as much as other fruits such bananas. Calories in raw peach every 100 gr is 39 calories.

Peach has anti-aging properties, increase immunity and is detoxification or help remove toxins from the body. Peach is also rich in fiber, vitamins A, B, C, and E and has a high antioxidant content.

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When I use peaches at the recipe I always try to keep them as fresh as possible, with all juice and moist in them.

This time I made Raw Hazelnut Chocolate Peach Ice Cream Cake. To my surprise, peaches work great with chocolate, and make a great combination in the cold desserts.

This is a very easy and delicious frozen cake. It will take you about 20 minutes to make and after a couple hours in the freezer you will get the fancy, healthy, delicious summer desert.

Raw Hazelnut Chocolate Peach Ice Cream Cake.

Ingredients:

Cake Base:

1 1/2 cups raw hazelnuts, soaked
1 cup coconut flakes
3/4 cup raw cacao powder
1 cup date paste

Cream Layer:
5 peaches
1 banana
1/4 tsp ground vanilla bean

Process hazelnuts until they are fine crumbs. In a large bowl, combine hazelnuts, date paste, coconut and cacao powder until it is combined like a dough. Press into a pie pan and prepare the filling.

In a blender, blend the peaches with the banana and vanilla bean until completely smooth and creamy.

Pour the filling over the crust and freeze for 4 hours or until the topping is solid.

Enjoy frozen !

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