All-you-can-eat banana and almond butter ice cream

What a beautiful Memorial Day weekend we had here in NJ! The sun was shining; the temperatures were in the 80’s…it truly was the beginning of summer!

We had a nice relaxing time with my boyfriend, we went to the movies and enjoyed a few picnics in our yard.

So I decided to try a recipe that I saw on the internet a while ago…ice cream made with just 1 ingredient!

Yup you heard me right…only 1 ingredient, and it’s dairy and sugar free!

You will only need a banana…that’s it! I adjusted the recipe a little bit and I have to say: it’s delicious and it truly feels like eating a bowl of delicious ice cream!

Here’s my recipe for you, enjoy!

All-you-can-eat banana and almond butter ice cream

Ingredients for 2 people:

3 Organic bananas, ripe, with a few brown spots

1 Spoon of organic almond butter

Mixed organic berries

Chopped organic almonds

Peel and cut your bananas in small coins pieces. Put them on a tray and freeze them in your freezer (at least a couple of hours).

When they are frozen and hard put them in a food processor and start blending them on high.

In a few minutes you’ll see them turning into a creamy texture, exactly like ice cream! Keep scraping the bowl of the mixer so everything gets very well combined!

When they turn into a nice cream add one spoon of almond butter and mix all together!

Your ice cream is ready to be served! Top it with some mixed berries and some chopped almonds.

It was my first time doing it and I’ll be making it more often. I’m going to try different toppings as well, from walnuts, to chocolate chips, to caramel.

You can also refreeze it!

Here’s to summer folks!

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  1. Felipe Bonilla
    Posted June 2, 2011 at 11:58 pm | Permalink

    This is the best and most delicious ice cream I have ever had, hands down, one of my favorite SOF recipes in the year!

    And so easy to make!

  2. Posted June 3, 2011 at 12:16 am | Permalink

    I’m glad you liked it! Enjoy!

  3. Posted June 3, 2011 at 3:05 pm | Permalink

    That sounds awesome!!! I just had some frozen banana in my smoothie this morning. LOVE IT! I have some ripe bananas right now. I’ll have to try this! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Posted June 3, 2011 at 4:27 pm | Permalink

    I’m glad you liked the post Judy! Let me know how it comes out 🙂 Enjoy!

  5. Posted June 28, 2011 at 2:04 am | Permalink

    Dear Maria, This is a wonderful recipe – can wait to try! Healthy and delicious!

    Chao! Lisa Hoffman (from Florida)

  6. Posted June 28, 2011 at 12:53 pm | Permalink

    I’m glad you like it Lisa! It’s very easy and very yummy! And use your imagination to create many different variations 😉 Enjoy it <3

  7. Posted July 23, 2012 at 10:56 pm | Permalink

    This sounds wonderful…I will pass it on along to clients and friends!

  8. Posted July 24, 2012 at 1:02 pm | Permalink

    I’m happy you like it Jana! Thanks for sharing it!

  9. Koryn
    Posted August 20, 2015 at 10:59 pm | Permalink

    I watched the periscope today of you making this and I thought it looked delicious so I decided to make it! I had it for dessert today with my dad and boyfriend and we all enjoyed it!!! We will defiantly be making this more often! Thank you for the recipe!

    • Posted August 21, 2015 at 1:05 pm | Permalink

      I’m so glad you tried it and liked it! Thanks for watching me on Periscope, I remember you 🙂
      Enjoy it!

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