Scream for (Healthy) Ice Cream: Green Tea & Pistachio

Ready to beat the heat? Somehow, summer is still as hot as ever and finding a delicious treat to keep you from temperature overload can be difficult if you’re watching your nutrition, health, and sugars. This recipe is all about making a healthy, nutritious, and most of all delicious alternative to the summer (and fall) classic that is ice cream. It’s Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream!

Matcha Green Tea and Pistachio Ice Cream
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Ingredients
  1. 1 c cashews
  2. ¼ c maple syrup
  3. 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  4. ¼ c canned coconut or almond milk
  5. 1 Tbsp matcha green tea powder
  6. 2 frozen bananas
  7. ⅓ c pistachio pieces
Instructions
  1. 1. COVER cashews in water and soak overnight. Rinse and drain.
  2. 2. BLEND together cashews and remaining ingredients until thick and creamy.
  3. 3. TRANSFER to a loaf pan and freeze 4 hours before serving.
Notes
  1. SERVINGS: 3 to 4 / MAKES: 3 cups 1½ pints
Adapted from Prevention.com
Adapted from Prevention.com
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