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Three Ingredient Lemon Nice Cream

by Kristen


Happy New Year!

Am I the only one Freaking out just a little that it’s 2015?  Seriously, time is going by too fast, and I hate it!  For New Years, my family and I went to a get-together with our college friends, and now we have been friends with most of these couples for ten plus years, and I can’t believe it.

But maybe I should sit back and Make The Best of Everything for a minute.   I CAN’T control how old I am getting or how time is flying by WAY TOO FAST  ( I just turned 32 last week).   But I CAN control to take care of myself and to eat healthily so I can live life to the fullest!

This THREE ingredient blender ice cream has no added sugar and is vegan.  ( although you can add some yogurt or a little milk if you like) It also tastes terrific.   Best part? My kids love it!

It’s a healthy treat. I can feel good about making for them! This Healthy Lemon Ice Cream reminds me of lemon Gelato.  Adding the lemon zest makes this full of strong lemon flavor. lemon1000


Three Ingredient Lemon Ice Cream
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Serves: serves 2-4
  • 2 Frozen Bananas
  • 1/2 Lemon- juice and zest
  • One tablespoon vanilla extract
  • optional one tablespoon of milk OR 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt ( this will add creaminess)
  1. The night before, place unpeeled bananas in a freezer bag and freeze the bananas overnight. Place frozen bananas, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract in your blender. Blend your mixture until you get an ice cream-like texture. You may have to stop your blender a few times to “scrape the sides” of the mixer or to stir the mixture a bit

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I hope this wonderfully healthy dessert helps you keep your New Years Resolutions!  I think the more lemon zest you add, the better this recipe tastes!  Now, I want warm weather to eat this ice cream.  ( it’s been about 10 degrees, here in northern Iowa)



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Connie Lewis May 21, 2016 - 8:47 pm


Kristen May 21, 2016 - 8:54 pm

that sounds good!! Try this. https://makethebestofeverything.com/2014/12/healthy-key-lime-pie-ice-cream.html Adding alcohol-free vanilla makes a big difference in the taste

Notorious Spinks January 14, 2015 - 10:12 am

This is neat. I’m going to try this since I love bananas already. Lemon is one of my flavors, too. Thanks for the recipe.

Danielle January 10, 2015 - 1:22 am

Wow. I have never had lemon ice cream I think that it sounds amazing. I will have to try this for sure.

Cherri Megasko January 8, 2015 - 3:50 pm

I love this! It sounds and looks wonderful and is so easy. We almost always have bananas in the house, so I’m definitely going to give this a try. Thanks!

Michelle Hwee January 8, 2015 - 4:53 am

yummmyyy! This sounds delicious and refreshing. I would love to make my own ice cream one day!

lauriel January 8, 2015 - 4:07 am

Frozen bananas make the best vegan base for ice cream!! This sounds delicious. :9 On a related note, have you seen the Zoku slushie cups? I haven’t tried them yet, but I love the idea of getting frozen treats from regular milk or other simple, natural ingredients.


Eliz Frank January 7, 2015 - 10:50 pm

This sounds so divine. I haven’t had lemon flavored ice cream in ages. You got me on this one.

kendall January 7, 2015 - 8:44 pm

You had me at three ingredients! How cool!

Chrystal @ YUM eating January 7, 2015 - 4:29 pm

I make banana ice cream all the time. I have never considered making lemon ice cream. What a wonderful treat. I’d have to top it with a few blueberries for the perfect summer treat!

Ann Bacciaglia January 7, 2015 - 3:30 am

This looks so delicious and simple to make. I am excited to try making some.

lisa January 6, 2015 - 7:04 pm

This looks so good and so easy to do!!

Krystal January 6, 2015 - 6:51 pm

Ice cream that’s not bad for me? I’m all over that. I LOVE ice cream, so I’m SUPER excited about this recipe.

Terri Ramsey Beavers January 6, 2015 - 4:54 pm

I would really love this I think as I love lemon in anything. I buy lemon oil to clean with as well. True lemon lover here, lol. Thanks so much for sharing this, I can’t believe it’s only made with 3 ingredients.

Jeanine January 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm

I need to try this. Lemons are one of my absolute favorite so I think this would be great. It looks light and very tasty! Yum


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