Yogic Recipes for Busy Lives: Yummy Superfood Banana Nice Cream

Indulge your ice cream craving — without the guilt!

Inspired by the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Recipe Blog

Try our fruit-only ice cream recipe that you can make at home to cool you off and satisfy your sweet tooth. While we used mangoes in our recipe, you can substitute them with any frozen fruit.

YOGIC HEALTH HIGHLIGHT Some people limit their fruit intake to just mornings or desserts. Yogis say, eat more fruit! This refreshing snack is filled with vitamins, antioxidants, and all the health-promoting properties of fruit.

SUPERFOOD FAVORITE Bananas are filling, natural, and delicious — and when blended frozen they make the perfect ice-creamy texture!

INGREDIENTS (serves 1)

  • 1/2 cup frozen bananas
  • 2/3 cup frozen mangoes
  • 2 tsp shredded coconut
  • 2 tsp hemp seeds
  • 1 - 2 tbsp water
  • Mint leaf (optional)


  1. Place frozen bananas, frozen mangoes, and 1 tbsp water into a blender.
  2. Blend until creamy (add small amounts of water as needed).
  3. Top with shredded coconut and hemp seeds.
  4. Add a mint leaf, fresh fruit, or other topping as desired.
  5. Optional: You can substitute the mango with any of your favorite frozen fruits, and you can also use any fresh fruit, nuts, or seeds as toppings. Be creative, experiment, and enjoy!

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