7 “Nice Cream” Recipes That Are Actually Good For You

Want an ice cream treat without the nauseating stomach ache? Try “nice cream.” Nice cream is basically just frozen bananas blended into a soft serve that has a similar texture as ice cream. Not only is it healthier for you than regular old ice cream, but nice cream recipes are also usually vegan and gluten free. So next time your sweet tooth kicks in, try these yummy and healthy nice cream recipes instead.

Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip

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-¼ cup coconut flakes

-1 tablespoon maple syrup

-1 teaspoon vanilla extract

-¼ mini chocolate chips

-4 frozen bananas

Bring your skillet to medium heat and add in the coconut flakes. Stir until lightly browned. Set aside in the freezer to cool. Add the bananas to your blender and blend until you get a crumbly texture. Add the maple syrup and vanilla, and blend until the texture is smooth and creamy. Add the chocolate chips and coconut flakes to the blender and pulse a few times. Enjoy!

Banana Peanut Butter

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-2 frozen bananas

-1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter

Is Reese’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Then this might be your favorite “nice cream” flavor. This recipe is so simple yet so delicious. Simply put the bananas and peanut butter in your blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.

Chocolate

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-2 frozen bananas

-1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

-chocolate chips if you want!

Blend together the cocoa powder and bananas until smooth and creamy. Top it off with some chocolate chips if your heart desires. Yum!

Mint Chocolate Chip

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-2 bananas

-⅛ tsp pure peppermint extract

-chocolate chips

-cacao powder

Blend the bananas, peppermint extract, and cacao powder. Then sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Minty fresh!

Pina Colada

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-2 frozen bananas

-¼ cup coconut milk

-½ cup frozen pineapple

If you’re craving something tropical, this is the nice cream recipe for you. Blend the coconut milk and frozen bananas until smooth. Add in frozen pineapple and blend. Top with coconut flakes if desired!

Mango

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-2 frozen bananas

-1 cup frozen mango chunks

-dark chocolate (optional)

This is the perfect fruity sorbet. Blend the frozen bananas and mango chunks. Top with dark chocolate if you’re in the mood. Yummy and guilt-free.

Berry

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2 frozen bananas

-1 cup mixed berries

-⅛ tsp pure vanilla extract

Blend up these ingredients if you are craving fruity ice cream. So tasty and healthy!

With any of these recipes, you can add any milk of your choice. However, “nice cream” is all about that smooth, creamy consistency, so don’t add too much! Enjoy these low-calorie and easy to make treats!

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