Paleo Ice Cream Recipe

Kate Donahue | Food Babbles Updated

Paleo Ice Cream is rich in flavor, texture, and everything that matters when it comes to ice cream. Raspberries and cacao nibs make it a truly grown up treat.

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Life is all about balance. Balancing work and play so that you don’t become a stressed out, workaholic mess. Balancing family time with a few moments to yourself so that you don’t feel like you’re so busy taking care of others that you forget to take care of yourself. Balancing decadent treats with a healthy diet so that you don’t have trouble with weight and the inevitable health issues that most definitely come with overindulgence.

Writing a dessert and baking blog, you probably can imagine that I truly have to try to strike that delicate balance between indulgence and leading a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes that’s a thing I struggle with because I love diving into full-octane sugary sweets. However, working in the medical field keeps me centered and reminds me why I can’t give into that temptation all the time.

I do my fair share of partaking in those treats but in “real life” I eat very healthy. I am a person who loves food and food need to taste good to keep my interest. Healthy vegetables, fruits, lean meats and seeds are what I enjoy in my day-to-day. But that doesn’t mean my sweet tooth stops gnawing at me.

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My favorite sweet treat is Triple Berry Chia Pudding. With three different kinds of berries, healthy chia seeds and no added sugar this is always an indulgence that tastes great while doing something great for my body. I feel good about serving it to my children too! They have no clue they’re having something that’s good for them. They just think it’s a sweet treat.

On our home, another favorite treat is ice cream! Sure, sometimes that means cream, sugar and chocolate but most times we go for something that tastes no less decadent while still being a “good for you treat,” like this Paleo Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.

Smooth, creamy coconut milk and raspberries blend together with chocolatey cacao nibs while getting a touch of sweetness from potassium-rich bananas. Ready to eat in a half an hour with only 5 minutes of activity on your part, this is an ice cream recipe that won’t send you into a sugar coma but will definitely quiet your cravings for something sweet. 

Need something savory to start? Try Italian sausage and cauliflower rice or spaghetti squash with walnut-carrot sauce - both are Paleo recipes sure to make the whole family happy.

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Paleo Ice Cream Recipe

    8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 13.5 ounce can Full Fat Coconut Milk
  • 1 13.5 ounce can Light Coconut Milk
  • 2 Bananas, frozen
  • 1 cup Raspberries
  • pinch of Sea Salt

Directions

  1. In a blender, blend together both coconut milks, bananas, raspberries and salt until smooth.
  2. Transfer to an ice cream maker and churn for 20 minutes.
  3. Add cacao nibs and continue churning for 5 minutes more.
  4. Enjoy immediately or freeze in an airtight freezer-safe container. 

Notes

  • If enjoying from freezer, allow to sit on counter for 10 minutes to softened a bit before enjoying.

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Author: Kate Donahue
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 131
Calories 202

% Daily Value*
25%
Total Fat 16g
76%
  Saturated Fat 15g
1%
Sodium 23mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g
3%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 3g
4%
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kate Donahue

About Kate

Kate babbles about all things food on her own blog, Food Babbles, and about feeding her girls the best way. Here on Food Fanatic, she wows us with her commitment to homemade, fresh baking, week after week.