Strawberry Banana Protein Ice Cream with Toasted Coconut

strawberry banana ice cream with coconut

What would summer be without an ice cream recipe? And since this is Fresh and Fit, it has to be a healthy yummy frozen dream. Something with fresh fruit, toasty goodness and a light creaminess. That is what you will find in this strawberry banana protein ice cream with toasted coconut. That’s right, protein! You will be adding a scoop of your favorite vanilla protein powder to this recipe. The end result is a light and frosty not heavy ice cream, or icy cream if you will, that you can eat in a cone or right out of a bowl. It satisfies the sweet and creamy craving with a little toasty crunch from the coconut. You aren’t regretting eating ice cream and you are satisfied; a win win if you ask me!

Strawberry Banana Protein Ice Cream with Toasted Coconut

Yield: 4-6 servings

Strawberry Banana Protein Ice Cream with Toasted Coconut

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe frozen strawberries (freeze strawberries 2 hours or overnight)
  • 1/2 a ripe frozen banana (freeze 2 hours or overnight)
  • 2 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 4 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into small glass tupperware. Cover and freeze for 1 hour.
  3. Remove from freezer and stir, scraping sides. Return to freezer for 3 more hours.
  4. Heat a small pan over medium heat. Add coconut flakes and toast for 3-5 minutes, until just lightly golden brown.
  5. Once frozen, use an ice cream scoop to scoop out ice cream. Top with toasted coconut.
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Strawberry Banana Protein Ice Cream

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