Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Instant Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

A Refreshing, Chocolate-y Treat!


  • 4 Medium Bananas (frozen)
  • 1/3 cup Almond Butter
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Almonds (sliced)


Break frozen bananas in half and place in a food processor or high-powered blender. Pulse for about 1 (one) minute or until bananas have a crumbly texture. Add the almond butter and cocoa powder. Blend for another minute or until the texture is uniformly smooth. Serve immediately with the toasted almond slices or freeze individual scoops on parchment paper until ready to serve. Enjoy!

What other ingredients or healthy toppings will you add to your chocolate-y ice cream?






Howe, A. (2017). Instant chocolate almond ice cream. Super Healthy Kids. doi: Accessed on July 12, 2017.


About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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2 Responses to Thursday Nugget

  1. cookiesnchem says:

    This looks amazing! I’ve made banana ice cream a few times, and it’s always absolutely delicious. I love it with a scoop of peanut butter and cinnamon. Great tips!


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