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This fruity, refreshing cherry nice cream contains just 2 key ingredients – frozen banana and frozen cherries. Doesn’t get much easier than that!

Our cherry nicecream tastes just like sorbet only without any added sugar or flavour. If you’re making this recipe for breakfast, we recommend adding some kind of plant based protein to enhance the nutritional profile.

Serves 2.

Ingredients

4 frozen bananas
1 cup frozen frozen cherries
2 tsp plant based protein powder (optional)

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender, blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to coconut bowls and top with fresh cherries, grated chocolate and coconut.

What are the health benefits of cherries?

Cherries, with their characteristic dark pigment, are rich sources of antioxidant compounds for protection against free radical damage, as well as reported anti-cancer benefits (particularly attributable to the ellagic acid content).

Cherries are also rich sources of Potassium, Vitamins A and C and have also long been considered beneficial in alleviating the symptoms of gout and arthritis due to the inhibitory effects on inflammatory cascades as a result of their powerful phytonutrients.  Another feature of these nutrient packed fruits is the presence of melatonin, assisting with sleep quality and circadian rhythm.

If you like cherries try our chocolate cherry tart recipe! It’s a great healthy dessert to enjoy for the festive season.

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