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This 5-ingredient healthy chocolate banana 'nice' cream will rock your world

All you need is a blender and a few ingredients to make a healthy vegan version of ice cream that's surprisingly satisfying.
/ Source: TODAY

Today Food has joined forces with Well+Good all summer long to help you step up your food game. This week, we’re giving up a recipe that’s sure to be your go-to dessert all summer long: good-for-you “nice cream.”

Never heard of nice cream? Basically it’s another word for vegan ice cream. Made with bananas or nut milk, it’s healthier than traditional ice cream made with cream, which is why it’s trending even with people who can have dairy.

Watch the featured video to see how to make it, and get the full recipe below. Then, head over to Well+Good for three more recipes!

Chocolate banana ‘nice cream’

Makes 12 servings

  • 6 frozen bananas
  • 2/3 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 14-16 dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Peel the bananas and freeze for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

Add bananas, cacao powder, almond milk, dates, and vanilla extract to blender. Blend until thick and creamy.