Nothing says summer more than the delicious taste of ice cream. And although national ice cream day has passed, there are still plenty of summer days to enjoy this frosty treat and celebrate its goodness. Instead of waiting at long ice cream shop lines, make your own at home and include our favorite summer berry – Wild Blueberries. This superfruit is rich in flavor and antioxidants, which may contribute to better brain health, gut health, heart health, cancer prevention, and reduced risk of diabetes. In comparison to their ordinary blueberry counterpart, Wild Blueberries provide twice the antioxidant capacity per serving.
If you’re ready to get inspired to make ice cream at home, no-churn is the way to go – requiring only a few ingredients and minimal equipment. It is easy to whip up and all you need is a blender and a freezer-ready container. Here are four of our favorite Wild Blueberry no churn ice cream recipes that will satisfy your summer sweet-tooth any time of day.
We all scream for ice cream – even those of us who are dairy-free, and this Wild Blueberry Graham Coconut Milk Ice Cream is sure to please. The canned coconut milk delivers a creamy texture and the heaping cup of frozen Wild Blueberries provides a fruity burst of flavor and a healthy punch too! One cup of Wild Blueberries has more total antioxidant capacity than 20 other fruits and vegetables!
Edible flowers are one of summer’s hottest food trends, and this delicious Wild Blueberry Lemon Nice Cream captures the essence of the season’s flavor with no added sugars. This fruit-based ice cream is also full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, making it a healthier dessert option. Wild Blueberries are one of the lowest sugar fruits available with only 10 grams per cup, amounting to 32% less sugar than ordinary blueberries. Wild Blueberries are also a low-glycemic food, scoring 53 on the 100-point Glycemic Index. And the pretty edible dried flower topping, a combination of rose, hibiscus, marigold, and cornflower, create a crunchy topping similar to sprinkles, without any added sugar.
Who needs traditional flavors like vanilla or chocolate when you have Wild Blueberries and grilled pineapple! This unique combination is a delicious one – fire up the grill and sprinkle some brown sugar over juicy pieces of pineapple. Blend frozen bananas and Wild Blueberries with creamy coconut milk to make the ice cream portion; the texture is just like soft serve. Don’t forget to sprinkle extra Wild Blueberries on top to really give this fruity ice cream some extra sweet flavor – without adding any sugar!
Popsicles aren’t just for kids anymore. These four-ingredient Wild Blueberry Coconut Yogurt Pops are the perfect on-the-go summer treat or single serve back-yard party dessert. In addition to their incredible color made from the all-natural pigment in Wild Blueberries, these pops also deliver a nutritious dose of antioxidants. The coconut and Wild Blueberries make a magical match in these creamy froyo treats. They deliver big time in the taste category, all at under 100 calories a pop.
Who wants ice cream? Get your family, friends, even the neighborhood together and have a fun afternoon making and eating countless scoops of these mouthwatering WILD ice cream recipes!