How to Make Healthy Ice Cream

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I know what you’re thinking, “Ugh. Not ANOTHER ‘healthy’ recipe that tastes nothing like the real thing.”

I’m not gonna lie, this recipe doesn’t come even CLOSE to Ben & Jerry’s or your favorite brand of chocolate chip cookie dough. But if you’re seriously considering healthier alternatives to your favorite, creamy, mouth-watering ice cream, you should definitely try this out.

Who knew bananas are surprisingly good at imitating the texture and taste of regular ice cream?? The first time I made this, it blew my mind. If you’re not the patient type (*cough* me), the only annoying thing you have to worry about is waiting until the bananas are ripe and completely frozen.

Jae was also extremely surprised at how well these turned out (this means a lot coming from one of the most experienced foodie I know). All you need are these ingredients:

  • Ripe and frozen bananas
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cacao nibs

Some helpful tips:

  • Add in some medjool dates for additional sweetness
  • Don’t let your bananas get TOO ripe if you don’t want a strong banana taste in your ice cream
  • Add in cacao powder for a chocolate flavor
  • Blend until the bananas a completely smooth and creamy (no frozen chunks left behind)

Check out our video here:

How to Blend Up An Amazing Antioxidant Smoothie

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Is anybody looking for a dose of antioxidants?

What in the world are antioxidants anyways, and why are they such a vital part of our lives? Without having to dust off my old chemistry textbook, antioxidants bind with naturally occurring free radicals which can cause cell damage. Basically, antioxidants can prevent disease and aging.

I know, I know, you’re probably yawning by now. I don’t mean to lecture, and I’m not a professional nutritionist, but don’t worry. It get’s a lot better from here. You’ll be able to make this smoothie recipe in less than the time it took to read that paragraph!

Jae and I love our berries…and basically any other fruit (especially frozen grapes…but that’s another story). So we decided to share one of our easiest, and tastiest smoothie recipes!

What you need:

  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Greek yogurt
  • Coconut milk

Directions:

BLEND AWAYYYYYYY

To see a full clip of this recipe, here’s our new smoothie video:

How to Boost Your Immune System in One Big Gulp!

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It’s flu season.

Jae and I spend a lot of time together filming, working, cooking, rolling around on the floor etc. So when I started feeling sick, he went into fight-or-flight mode (thank you ancestors) and ran out to the grocery store to stuff me with as many vitamins, greens, and immune-boosting probiotics as possible.

As much as I hate to hop on the smoothie-loving bandwagon, you guys HAVE to try this. You can literally make this in less than 15 minutes so why not make it a morning routine? 🙂 Plus, I’m sure we can all use a little more fiber in our lives.

So throw out your Emergen-C. Say goodbye to Airborne. And say hello to your new best friend, THE GREEN SMOOTHIE 😉 Here’s what you need:

Ingredients (approximate…so adjust according to your taste):

  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 cups pineapple
  • 1 whole avocado
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 cup coconut milk

Blend all of your ingredients together until you have your desired consistency. Cheers to health!!