Although many of you know what “nice cream” is, there are some of you who probably have no idea what in the world this is- and that’s okay! Taking bananas that have been frozen overnight and blending them until it reaches a soft serve “ice cream” consistency is a great treat for anyone who is dairy intolerant, or looking for a healthier breakfast, after gym re-fuel, or even dessert! This nicecream however is blended with Maqui berry powder and naturally sweetened with dates. Thats right.. no added sugar or unwanted sweetness- its all natural! Feel free to give this recipe a change and add your own favorite fruits to the top.
Yields 1 serving
4 frozen banana, diced
1/4 cup frozen blueberries
1/3 cup plain almond milk
2-3 tsp of Navitas Naturals organic Maqui powder
2 medjool dates, pitted
1/4 cup granola
1-2 fresh apricots, sliced
1 kiwi, sliced
1-2 Tbsp. nut butter of choice
- In your Vitamix blender, combine the chopped bananas, almond milk, and dates. Using the tamper, turn your vitamix up on high, pushing and stirring the mixture until it is smooth.
- Add the Maqui berry powder and give it one good blend till mixed.
- Scoop the mixture into a bowl and top with granola, apricots, kiwi, and nut butter.
- Serve and enjoy.
Chef’s tip: The great thing about this recipe is you can substitute the powder for spiraling, gogi, açaí, and many others to create different Superfood Nice creams!