3 Superfood Nice Cream Recipes

Have you heard of nice cream? It’s basically a soft serve made out of frozen bananas and other super healthy ingredients. It’s pretty trendy right now and it’s easy to see why!

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Pinterest is bursting with images of bikini-clad goddesses tucking into insane towers of flower-adorned, ombre-coloured nice cream bowls.

Sorry, this band wagon jump isn’t as, um, sexy. But what I can offer you are three different recipes that you can absolutely feed to your kids for breakfast, all packed with superfoods and tasting like ice cream. A total win!

Oh, and there may not be edible flowers or perky torsos in my pictures but they totally feature two chubby ‘helping’ hands. Same same.

Nice Cream Recipe - Patchwork Cactus (2 of 6)

Cheeky Monkey Nice Cream

Nice Cream Recipe - Patchwork Cactus (4 of 6)

Prep time: 5 minutes


Cook time: n/a


Servings: 1 bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • almonds: 1/2 cup
  • raw cacao: 1 tablespoon
  • natural yogurt: 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1: Place all ingredients into a good-quality food processor and process until it turns into something similar to soft serve. If it seems too melted just add more frozen banana. 

Step 2: Serve it to your kids for breakfast.

Step 3: Give yourself a high five.

Cocoberry Nice Cream

Nice Cream Recipe - Patchwork Cactus (5 of 6)

Prep time: 15 minutes


Cook time: n/a


Servings: 1 bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • blueberries: 1/2 cup
  • chia seeds: 1 tablespoon
  • frozen raspberries: 1/2 cup
  • coconut oil: 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1: Soak your chia seeds in half a cup of water for 10 minutes. This softens them so little bodies can absorb the super-stuff better.

Step 2: Place all the ingredients into a good-quality food processor and process until it turns into something similar to soft serve. If it’s too melted just add more frozen banana. 

Step 3: Serve it to your kids and make yourself a cup of tea.

Choc Mint Nice Cream

Nice Cream Recipe - Patchwork Cactus (6 of 6)

Prep time: 5 minutes


Cook time: n/a


Servings: 1 bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • fresh mint leaves: 1/2 cup
  • raw cacao: 1 tablespoon
  • natural yogurt: 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1: Place all ingredients into a good-quality food processor and process until it turns into something similar to soft serve. If it’s too melted just add more frozen banana. 

Step 2: Garnish with a mint leaf that your kids will most likely reject.

Step 3: Maybe just eat this one yourself, it’s really so good.  

Nice Cream Recipe - Patchwork Cactus (3 of 6)   

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Images: Barbara O’Reilly