Green food on St. Patrick's Day — this Monday March 17 — is such a fun tradition, but since we can do without the artificial food dye, here's a fun (and healthy) way to green up your celebrations this year.
All you green smoothie-lovers out there will appreciate this vegan ice cream made with frozen banana, mango, pineapple, and an iron- and fibre-rich green ingredient — spinach. The fruit completely overpowers this mild-tasting veggie, so you're left with a creamy, oh-so-sweet ice cream that's low in calories — just 160 — and completely dairy-free.
Keep reading to learn how to make this five-ingredient, cholesterol-free dessert.
- 2 bananas
3/4 cup frozen mango chunks
1/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks
1 packed cup spinach
1 tablespoon vanilla soy milk
- Peel the bananas, slice them, and place slices on a plate. Freeze for at least 2 hours.
- Place bananas in a blender or food processor with the frozen mango, pineapple, spinach, and soy milk.
- Blend until smooth, and enjoy immediately as is or topped with dark chocolate shavings and chopped pistachio nuts.
Source: Calorie Count
- Desserts, Frozen
- 2 servings
- Total Time
- 2 hours, 14 minutes, 59 seconds
- Calories per serving