Maca Mocha Mint Nice Cream

Wow! Is it September already!? As summer draws to an end (*gasp!* I said it!) there just aren’t enough days left to sit on your deck basking in the glorious sunshine and chowing down on ice cream – who am I kidding, I eat this stuff year round!

Chocolate and mint are so heavenly together and the maca powder gives you a boost of superfood power!  It’s so easy to blend up your own healthy ice cream without the dairy or added sugar. No excuses! Give it a whirl today…Maca Mocha Mint Nice Cream ~ Vegan


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Serves 2

2 frozen bananas
1/3 cup almond milk
2 Tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 Tbsp maca powder
5-10 leaves of fresh mint (or a few drops of mint extract)
1 Tbsp cacao nibs or chocolate chips
A few drops of liquid stevia to taste (optional)

Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender or food processor and blend on high until ice cream consistency is formed

Dish up and enjoy your healthy “ice cream”.Maca Mocha Mint Nice CreamGet your premium organic maca powder from The Maca Team. Click here to order yours today!Maca powderWant more ice cream?! Check out my other dairy-free ice cream recipes here, here, here and here.

Nutritional Info per serving
172 Calories, 33g Carbs, 3g Fat, 2g Protein, 16g Sugar

Please Note:  Nutritional info is gathered from MyFitnessPal and may vary depending on your ingredients.  Therefore, it is not always 100% accurate and meant to be used as a reference only.

9 Comments

  • fitfoodiemama September 1, 2014 at 10:12 am

    I really really wish I liked mint because this looks SO good!!! And easy!

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  • veegan315 September 2, 2014 at 8:57 am

    This looks delicious! I’m addicted to peanut butter banana that I never experiment with new flavours but I love this idea! Do you find that it tastes like true chocolate mint ice cream? Or can you still taste the bananas?

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    • thehappyhealthfreak September 2, 2014 at 10:45 am

      Thamks! I find of you use a good quality cocoa and with the mint it does have a great flavour and is less banana-y 😉

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  • trixfred30 September 4, 2014 at 9:01 am

    That’s not even frozen? Now that’s food innovation!

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    • thehappyhealthfreak September 4, 2014 at 10:59 am

      Well the bananas are frozen so it is about the consistency of soft serve when it’s blended. I usually throw it in the freezer for a half hour or so to firm it up more. Makes for a tasty, healthy treat!

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  • Lenny Gale September 4, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Hi Myra,

    This looks amazing. I love making banana ice cream in my Vitamix 750, too.

    Thought I’d also mention this giveaway I’m running. It’s for Vitamix S30 Travel containers. They’re unreal awesome and thought you and your readers would appreciate. 🙂

    http://lifeisnoyoke.com/vitamix-giveaway-end-summer-2014/

    Keep it up!

    Lenny Gale

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