Making Healthier Ice Cream for Athletes
So, you like ice cream but you're also an athlete and think that it's too high in calories? Here we have a solution for you!
With temperatures rising in the summer, we start to seek out ways to cool down. One such way is to eat a delicious portion of ice cream. However, if you worry about the calorie intake, here’s a way to make healthier ice cream for athletes.
Just because you are athletic and like to work out doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a tasty dessert. If you like candy and you have a blender at home, you can make healthy desserts. For example, you can make healthier ice cream with all the seasonal fruits.
Here are some recipes we’re sure you’re going to like and enjoy without feeling guilty about the calories. Additionally, you can set your imagination free once you’ve mastered the technique.
Healthier ice cream for athletes
Take a look at this list of some healthy ice cream recipes, ideal for those athletes who don’t want to feel guilty when eating dessert.
1. Banana Ice Cream
To make this deliciously sweet ice cream, begin by freezing ripe bananas. To do this, peel them, cut them into small pieces and then put them in the freezer, in a plastic bag. Then, it’s time to put the frozen pieces in a blender with some soy milk, or any other plant-based milk.
Next, blend until you have a smooth, uniform thick liquid. Then add peanut butter, cocoa powder to the mix and blend again. You can also add frozen berries and granola.
Then, place the mixture in the freezer until it has the desired ice cream texture. This is a healthier ice cream than normal due to the high content of potassium in bananas, which is essential for muscle development.
2. Strawberry and raspberry ice cream
This one is one of our favorite healthier ice cream options on the list. It’s quite an easy dessert to make. All you need is frozen strawberries and raspberries, coconut water, and a teaspoon of sugar. The secret ingredient is two teaspoons of lime juice.
Now, mix all of the ingredients in a blender and mix until you have a smooth uniform texture. Then place in a plastic container and freeze for 30 minutes. And that’s it, it’s time to serve and enjoy!
3. Pineapple and coconut ice cream
To make this healthy ice cream with pineapple, you need one pineapple, half a pint of water, half a pint of coconut milk, and the juice from half a lime. Peel the pineapple and remove the core, then cut into pieces.
After, put in a blender with the water and coconut milk and blend thoroughly until you have a smooth fluid. To finish, add the lime juice and blend again. And, now it’s ready to eat. Enjoy this tropical flavor on a hot summer day.
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4. Coconut ice cream
Coconut ice cream is surely one of the most refreshing and nutritious of all the healthier ice creams we have for you here. All you need for this one is half a cup of coconut milk, one tablespoon of salt, and half a tablespoon of vanilla extract. Some sugar to taste is optional.
Just as with the other options, you’ll need a blender to mix the ingredients, but this time add some ice cubes. Once you’ve blended and you have a smooth liquid, you can drink it as a smoothie. However, we recommend you put it in the freezer until it has a firmer, ice cream like texture.
5. Red berries ice cream
Finally, here’s our last suggestion for healthier ice cream for athletes. This one is a red berry ice cream. You’ll need 14 ounces of white cheese, 8.8 ounces of sliced red berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, etc.), 2 to 3 tablespoons of agave syrup and ounce of whey protein.
Add all the ingredients to the blender and mix until you have a smooth liquid. Then place in a container and freeze for a couple of hours. During this time, remove from the freezer every 30 minutes and mix again. This will avoid the formation of ice crystals in the mixture.
And so, we hope you enjoyed this article on how to make healthier ice cream for athletes. These recipes are quite simple to make and all you need is a blender, fruit and the will to eat healthier.