Simple Stone Fruit Ice Cream

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Creamy dreamy vegan peach ice cream

I love when desserts are simple. Like this simple Stone Fruit Ice Cream.

Some people find it better to "simply" to get in their cars, drive all the way to the grocery store, and then pay for an overpriced carton of "natural" ice cream.

Moving beyond the fact that I’m not an advocate of dairy, you should probably know that these ice creams are not made of simple ingredients… cream, sugar, happiness.  Nope. Check the label. You'll no doubt find things  like “natural” flavor, carrageenan, sucrose, maltodextrin, or fructose... the list goes on... Here is the list of  ingredients from a well-known “light” ice cream:

“Ingredients

Non-Fat Milk, Cream, Chocolate Fudge Swirl (Maltitol Syrup [Sensitive Individuals May Experience a Laxative Effect from Excess Consumption of This Ingredient], Water, Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Modified Corn Starch, Maltitol [Sensitive Individuals May Experience a Laxative Effect from Excess Consumption of This Ingredient], Salt, Natural Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Sucralose [Splenda Brand], Nonfat Dry Milk), Maltitol Syrup (Sensitive Individuals May Experience a Laxative Effect from Excess Consumption of This Ingredient), Maltodextrin, Chocolaty Chips (Lactitol [Sensitive Individuals May Experience a Laxative Effect from Excess Consumption of This Ingredient], Coconut Oil, Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Butter, Chocolate, Cocoa, Soybean Oil, Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Sucralose [Splenda Brand]), Polydextrose (Sensitive Individuals May Experience a Laxative Effect from Excess Consumption of This Ingredient), Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Glycerin, Cellulose Gum, Milk Minerals Concentrate, Mono and Diglycerides, Salt, Sorbitol (Sensitive Individuals May Experience a Laxative Effect from Excess Consumption of This Ingredient), Guar Gum, Sucralose (Splenda Brand), Carrageenan, Citric Acid, Vitamin A Palmitate, Acesulfame Potassium.”

Yikes! It sounds like this ice cream is actually only “light” on real ingredients. Rather than risk your health for the next pint of ice cream, save yourself a few dollars and a trip to the store and make your own deliciously healthy ice cream, inspired by Fall!

Creamy dreamy vegan peach ice cream

Sweet Stone Fruit Ice Cream 

Gluten Free and Vegan

Serves 2

Simple Ingredients

2 Frozen bananas

1/2 cup frozen cauliflower

1 cup Frozen peaches (Sweet potato puree is also delicious)

1/2 cup full fat coconut milk (more or less depending on the consistency you prefer)

a dozen ice cubes

pinch of cinnamon; dash of nutmeg

*optional stevia or maple syrup to sweeten

Simple Directions

Place ingredients in blender, Vitamix, magic bullet (whatever blender you’ve got!) and blend until you get that nice ice-creamy consistency, no ice cream maker necessary.

With very few ingredients and little to no time on your busy hands, you can still enjoy the fruits of Fall in a refreshing way!

Creamy dreamy vegan peach ice cream