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Recipe: Refreshing berry ice cream

September 25, 2020 | Healthy You | Eating Right | Recipes

bowl of berries over ice milk

All of the creamy goodness without all of the calories and fat.

If you're craving ice cream, here's a recipe for a quick frozen fruit blend that's low in calories and fat.

4 servings


  • 2 cups frozen berries (can be mixed or one variety)
  • ¼ cup of Stevia OR 2 Tablespoons of sugar
  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk OR ½ cup non-fat dairy milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


With a food processor, pulse frozen berries until chopped fine. Add Splenda/sugar while fruit is processing.

Add almond milk/non-fat milk and vanilla. Process until mixture is the consistency of ice cream. Serve immediately or place in alternate container and freeze for later.

Nutrition Facts (per serving) when using Stevia and almond milk: 58 calories, 1g fat, 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g protein, 24 mg sodium, 3 g sugar
Nutrition Facts (per serving) when using sugar and non-fat milk: 60 calories, 1 g fat, 23 g carbohydrates, 2 g protein, 16mg sodium, 13 g sugar

From Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute.

Reviewed by PeaceHealth dietitians and nutritionists