Wellness + Nutrition

Mouth-friendly recipe: banana-berry ice cream

Cool off with this refreshing banana-berry ice cream — a light alternative to traditional ice cream and one that is better for your smile! It’s naturally sweet and packs a mouthful of flavor with just four simple ingredients: frozen bananas, berries, milk and vanilla extract. Think of the fun toppings you could add: blueberries, strawberries, raspberries — oh, my! Enjoy this creamy blend in a dish and forgo the sugary cone for an even healthier smile.

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    Milk has protein and calcium for strong teeth and bones.

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    Berries can improve brain function and even prevent memory loss.

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    Bananas are packed with potassium for a healthy heart.





2 ripe bananas

1 cup frozen berries

¼ cup milk

⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

Toppings of your choice


1. Peel and slice ripe bananas into large pieces. Place in a freezer safe container and freeze for at least 2 hours.

2. Once banana slices are frozen, blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender until texture is similar to soft-serve ice cream.

3. Serve immediately or freeze for an additional 30 minutes for a firmer texture.

4. Top with a dollop of sugar-free whipped cream and additional berries if desired.

5. Enjoy!