Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream

Learn how to make one of Blender Babes' favorite sneak-in-good-stuff ice cream recipes using a Blendtec or Vitamix commercial blender. An oldie but goodie, you cant go wrong with chocolate ice cream. Only difference is now its uber healthy with the nice addition of spinach. Load it on and give it to the kiddies, they wont even know they're having a dessert that you greatly approve of. Honestly you can't taste it! Shhh! It will be our secret.

Ingredients

Half & half 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chocolate powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon
Ice 4 Cup (64 tbs)

Directions

MAKING

1. In the blendtec add the half & half, chocolate powder, spinach and vanilla extract

2. Press the manual button and take it to speed 3, blend for 5-10 seconds.

3. Add ice and then press the ice cream button on the blendtec.

4. Blend until smooth to desired consistency.

SERVING

5. Serve the Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream chilled.

NOTE

If using the vitamix take it to speed 7 and blend, once you add the ice then start off with speed 1 and slowly increase to speed 10 and then flip to high.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 108Calories from Fat 28

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 121 mg5.04%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 13 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet