Dairy Free Deliciousness

HOLY YUM.

It might not look pretty, but it tastes pretty delicious.

Last week I was cuckoo for coconuts (I couldn’t resist) and this week I’m bananas for…bananas. 

I’ve made vegan cookie dough banana ice cream, but this recipe from DamyHealth just took things to the next level and presented the perfect opportunity to try out my new Cuisinart food processor (RIP first ever food processor).

Oh you fancy, huh. Hopefully I won’t kill this one (source)

Maybe it’s the coconut milk, maybe it’s the maple syrup, maybe it’s because it’s dairy free, but this this is delicious.

I’ll shut up now and give you the recipe. DIG IN!

Vegan Cookie Dough Blizzard

Adapted from Damy Heatlh Vegan Cookie Dough Blizzard

Ingredients

Cookie “Dough”

  • 1/2 Cup Lightly salted Peanuts
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted Cashews
  • 1/2 Cup Pitted Dates
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/3 Cup Dairy Free Chocolate Chips (I used Enjoy Life mini chips)

Ice Cream

  • 2 very ripe large bananas, cut into slices and frozen
  • 3 packets of Truvia or 1 tbsp. natural maple syrup (start off easy because the bananas are naturally sweet)
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

1. Combine all cookie dough ingredients except chocolate chips in food processor and process until smooth (about 4 minutes).

2. Place in bowl and fold in chocolate chips. You might have to smush the dough to get everything to stick together.

3. Combine all ice cream ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth. If large clump of banana forms, pulse to smooth out.

Yep, the indentation is from my finger. Taste testing is essential.

4. Add in chunks of cookie dough and pulse a few times to combine.

ENJOY! Preferably while watching an Olympic event. I’m going to be SO sad when the Olympics are over. Anyone else with me?

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