Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Recipe

You would be surprised at how delicious this healthy strawberry banana ice cream recipe is! The texture is very creamy and the taste is very similar to storebought ice cream. Even though this ice cream doesn’t have added sugars, my 3-year-old loved it! (he loves sugar)

The first thing I noticed about this recipe was the smell, when this ice cream started to blend, the scent of fresh fruit was so strong that it made my mouth water.

I also loved the way the colors turned out without food coloring and guess what, my hubby couldn’t even tell that the ice cream had bananas in them.

What Makes This Ice Cream Healthy?

Strawberries – are extremely rich in antioxidants and vitamin C which helps strengthen your immunity against germs. The polyphenols found in strawberries can also help reduce inflammation plus, they contain fiber which is great for your digestive health.

Bananas – help increase your energy levels thanks to their high carb content. It also contains a good amount of potassium, magnesium, and manganese all of which help improve and maintain muscle function.

Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Recipe

This strawberry banana ice cream only takes 10 minutes to make if you already have some frozen fruits on hand. Also, it’s only 2 ingredients. I recommend freezing overripe fruits to use in recipes like these, it will make your life so much easier.

I listed a few toppings that you can choose from below but honestly, I don’t really think you’ll need any other ingredient for this ice cream!

Note: you can simply add milk to this ice cream and you have yourself a delicious smoothie. Without wasting any more of your time, here is your 2-ingredient ice cream recipe.

Ingredients for 2 cups | Total time: 8 hours 10 minutes

  • 3 medium bananas (frozen)
  • 1 cup of strawberries (frozen)

Toppings (optional)

  • coconut flakes
  • toasted nuts
  • raisins
  • or any fruit of your choice
  • for more sweetness, use agave, honey, or maple syrup

How To Make Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

Start by cutting your bananas and strawberries into slices or even smaller so that they blend easily. This ice cream nearly broke my blender so the smaller you cut them the better.

strawberry banana ice cream ingredients

Next, start blending your ingredients by adding them in batches. You also want to switch off the blender every 20 seconds to let it rest and scrape down the sides of the ice cream.

blending the strawberries and banana ice cream

Repeat the process as many times as possible until you have an extra smooth ice cream. You can add a tablespoon of cold milk (I use unsweetened almond milk).

Voila, you’re done!

Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Nutrition Facts

One Cup of this ice cream has | 151 calories | 0.7g total fat | 0.2g saturated fat | 2mg sodium | 38.4g total carbs | 4.9g dietary fiber | 21g total sugars | 2g protein | 16mg calcium | 1mg iron | 619mg potassium |

These facts are based on a 2000-diet

What Else Can You Add To This Ice Cream?

Nuts! You can add some toasted almond flakes, walnuts, coconut flakes, and even seeds. You can also throw in some raisins or dried cranberries, they taste great with this ice cream. Just make sure to remember that adding in extra ingredients can increase your calorie intake.


Okay, so you can keep this ice cream in the freezer for up to a week, you will need to store it in an airtight container and let it thaw before eating it. You can also store it in the fridge for a few hours until you are ready to eat it.

With that being said, I recommend making the ice cream and eating it right away because you’ll get all the nutrients and you’ll actually taste the freshness. I didn’t like how it turned out after I froze it but I’ll let you be the judge.

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