It is summer!! Woo Hoo! The temperatures are hot! The days are long and filled with summer fun! I love being able to watch the children having fun running all over the place. Let’s face it, when you’re running all over in the summer you get hot. What is better than having some nice chocolate ice cream to cool down?
I’ll tell you what’s better… Having great Chocolate Chip Ice Cream that is good for you!! Yes I said it, ice cream can be good for you! Check out all of the Health Benefits of Avocados here. If you can have a smoothie for breakfast than you can enjoy this delicious treat without the fear of the guilt that normally accompanies the consumption of ice cream!
Yes!! This ice cream is delicious and guilt free! So enjoy this treat and enjoy your summer!!
Chocolate Chip Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream (Paleo/ Vegan/ Dairy Free/ Gluten Free/ No Ice Cream Machine Necessary)
3 ripe avocados
1/2 c. maple syrup (honey if not vegan)
1/2 c. raw cacao or cocoa
1 c. milk alternative (I use my cashew milk)
1 tsp. vanilla (I use my vanilla)
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/2 c. chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life brand)
Put all ingredients into the blender except chocolate chips. Blend until smooth. Put into freezer safe container, add chocolate chips and stir every 30 minutes until desired texture. For the leftovers, let sit out 10-15 minutes before serving so it softens slightly.