Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Ice Cream

Posted June 1, 2016 in vegan ice cream, plant protein powder, vegan protein, Ice cream, peanut butter, Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Ice Cream, dessert, frozen treats, summer dessert recipe

Incredibly rich and peanut buttery, your tastebuds won't believe that this ice cream is dairy-free, sugar-free and made with just a few ingredients.

Ice cream is definitely my favorite warm weather treat. But as much as I love Ben & Jerry, they are no help in reaching summer weight loss goals. 

I made this vegan ice cream using frozen bananas as the base - no dairy necessary.

I've made vegan ice cream using bananas before, but I never added in any extra ingredients. The result was a very banana-y ice cream. I love bananas but, let's be real, it didn't really taste like ice cream. 

This version tastes so good, I made it three days in a row!

The only ingredients in this ice cream are bananas, peanut butter, almond milk and vanilla plant protein powder. So much better than store-bought ice cream that has a long list of artificial ingredients and tons of added sugar!

I tested this recipe with a few brands of protein powders to find the perfect flavor and texture. Most of the protein powders created a gritty texture and had a weird aftertaste, which was not ice cream-like at all. 

The only exception was the vanilla plant protein powder by Life's Abundance. The ice cream was smooth and creamy, had a delicious vanilla flavor and had no funky aftertaste. I highly recommend using this protein powder! (I actually rep this brand because I love it so much!)

Ready for the recipe? Once you try this, you will be making it all summer long!

Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Ice Cream

2 frozen sliced bananas

1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

2 tbsp. natural peanut butter

1 scoop vanilla plant protein {get it here -->}

Add bananas, almond milk, 1 tbsp. peanut butter and plant protein powder in a blender. Blend, stopping occasionally to scrape mixture from sides of blender. You can add more almond milk if the mixture is too thick.Continue blending until mixture resembles soft serve ice cream. 

Pour into a bowl. Drizzle with remaining peanut butter. 


Make this recipe and let me know what you think! Leave a comment below or tag me in your social media posts using @saragiboney and #sweetsuccess.

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