Monday, March 14, 2016

Avocado Mango Ice Cream (healthy green treat for St. Patrick's day)

St. Patrick's Day is this week and what better way to celebrate than by eating all things (naturally) green? In this post, I'm going to share with you one of our favorite (and simpliest) desserts - Avocado Mango Ice Cream! It's delicious and oh so nutritious - that's a lyric in a new song I'm writing. I'm kidding about the song but I'm serious about this treat. Full of healthy fats yet refreshing! Light yet satisfying! This recipe is perfect for Spring! And a great way to participate in all things green on St. Patrick's day.

It's fun to drizzle with honey (which hardens into a chewy, taffy-like topping on contact with the cold ice cream) or top with fresh fruit.
You'll need a high-speed blender (food processor will work but will take longer) to make this in less than 3 minutes.
Here my little one is showcasing it before he takes a big bite. Love my little helpers!
Avocado Mango Ice Cream (vegan, paleo)
2 cups frozen organic mango
1 ripe avocado (room temp or refridgerated)
2-4 TB coconut milk
Tiny splash lemon juice helps bring out sweetness
Blend all ingredients until completely incorporated. Enjoy, my sweet readers!
My instagram phone pictures shows I topped it with fresh blueberries. It is a pretty dessert!
Other green food ideas are:
2 Ingredients Green Ice Cream (this goes great with chocolate)  
I hope you enjoy this tasty ice cream! Do you like to make healthy desserts? What's your go-to recipe? I'd love to hear from you!
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