Dairy Free Ice Cream 3 Ways

Ice cream is a sweet and icy dessert that is perfect for a hot day (or any day!). We created three dairy-free varieties of ice cream that are tasty, but packed with nutrient-dense ingredients.

In these recipes we’ve used anti-inflammatory ingredients like coconut milk, avocado, and bananas and tasty additions like matcha, cocoa, and walnuts to help fight PCOS symptoms.

Not only are these recipes tasty, but they’re super easy to boot! You don’t need a fancy machine or a lot of time. Within minutes you can whip together dessert for the entire family to enjoy!

Banana Maple Walnut Ice Cream

Serves 5

dairy free ice cream

3 small bananas (frozen)

1 cup coconut milk (full fat)

2 Tbs maple syrup

¼ cup raw walnuts

Directions:

  • Add all ingredients to a food processor, blender or ice cream maker. Blend until smooth (approx. 1-2 minutes)
  • Pour into a freezer-safe container. Chill in freezer for 2-3 hours.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories 229, Carbohydrates 22g, Protein 4 g, Fiber 2 g, Sugars 14 g, Fat 15 g, Sat. Fat 7 g, Sodium 9 mg

 

Avocado Matcha Ice Cream

Serves 4

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1 cup avocado, mashed

1 cup coconut milk (full fat)

1 tsp culinary grade matcha powder

3 Tbs honey

Directions:

  • Add all ingredients to a food processor, blender or ice cream maker.  Blend until smooth (approx. 1-2 minutes)
  • Pour into a freezer-safe container. Chill in freezer for 2-3 hours.
  • Enjoy!

 

Nutrition Information:

Calories 199.5, Carbohydrates 18 g, Protein 3 g, Fiber 2.5 g, Sugars 15 g, Fat 14 g, Sat. Fat 7 g, Sodium 10.5 mg

 

Chocolate “Nice” Cream

Serves 4

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1 cup coconut milk (full fat)

1 small banana, frozen

2 Tbs cocoa powder

3 TBS maple syrup

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Directions:

  • Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth (approx. 1-2 minutes)
  • Pour into a freezer-safe container. Chill in freezer for 2-3 hours.
  • Enjoy!

 

Nutrition Information:

Calories 166, Carbohydrates 19.5 g, Protein 3 g, Fiber 1 g, Sugars 14 g, Fat 10 g, Sat. Fat 9 g, Sodium 10.5 mg

Natalie PCOS Nutrition Center DietitianNatalie Zaparzynski, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian and co-author of The PCOS Nutrition Center Cookbook: 100 Easy and Delicious Whole Food Recipes to Beat PCOS, whose true passion is serving women who suffer from PCOS and infertility. Diagnosed with PCOS as a teenager, Natalie was able to relieve many of her symptoms through diet and exercise. This inspired a pursuit of a career in nutrition and dietetics. Originally from upstate New York, Natalie currently lives with her husband in Philadelphia. When she is not developing recipes, she loves to practice yoga, and travel! Read more about Natalie

 

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