Do I have a treat for you!
I have recently found a new favorite food. My fondness for it has reached a level of, well — let’s just say I eat this about 4x a week. It is THAT good.
I’m talking, y’all, about NICE CREAM.
But not just any nice cream…I’m talking COTTON CANDY NICE CREAM.
First of all – what the heck is nice cream?
Well it stands for Banana (aka Nana) Ice Cream!
In other words, it’s non-dairy “ice cream” that is made out of frozen bananas!
And let me tell you – it is slap-yo-mama good!
And this particular recipe uses cotton candy grapes. And OHMYGOODNESS, if you haven’t tried these sweet little poppers yet, do yourself a favor and RUN – don’t walk – RUN to the store and get you some!!!
They legitimately taste like cotton candy! And I know, you’re probably thinking: how the heck do they make a stinkin’ grape taste like candy….well they do!
Even my dad thought they were delicious.
So there ya go.
And they’re the star of this recipe.
And oh yeah – this healthy dessert is gluten free, vegan, paleo AND Specific Carb Diet friendly!
Here’s What you Need: Serves 1 gigantic portion
4 frozen strawberries
1 1/2 frozen bananas
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
1/2 cup (not frozen) cotton candy grapes
2 Tbsp cashew butter
3 drops coconut stevia
Ziptop freezer bags
Blend in food processor until smooth. Add more grapes if you need more liquid. You will need to scrape down the sides several times.
I do believe that when we get to Heaven, this frozen treat will be available by the bucket-full. I mean, it is manna from Heaven!
It is hard to describe the fabulous consistency of this blissful treat: it is like whipped ice cream. Truly. It is silky and slurpy and melty and exactly what you need on these dog days of summer.
The flavor is out of this world with the cotton candy sweetness and the sweet pineapple and rich banana.
I honestly could eat this for the rest of my life.
JOY IN A BOWL, people. Joy in a Bowl!
And the best part is that, you can pretty much customize this dessert to whatever fruit you have lying around. Just pop it in the freezer for a couple hours, and then blend away! Just make sure you have at least one banana in the mix to give it some body!
Friends, I hope you jump off the computer and make you some of this delightful dessert!
Have an awesome night!
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77 responses to “Cotton Candy Nice Cream!”
Thanks so much! Hugs and love xox
Got watermelon flavour too? Yummy!!!!
Yes! You can throw some in! I did over the fourth and it was fabulous! Hugs and love xox
Thanks!! Hugs and love xox
So you’re saying that you like this dessert and recomment it? 😛
Hahaha you betcha Meg! Haha Hugs and love xox
this sounds so yummy! i’m not a huge fan of the cotton candy grapes; but i may give them another shot just for this!
Thank you! You can also sub regular grapes! Or even watermelon!! Hugs and love xox
watermelon would definitely make it yummy to all in this house! the kids cannot get enough of it lately!
oh it’s my favorite this time of year!!
Pure. Unadulterated. Genius. NICE!
Thank you!! Hugs and love xox
Oh how yummy it looks.
Thank you JB!! It tasted even better, if you can believe that! Hugs and love xox
I believe it. Hugs and love back to YOU.
It looks very yummy.
You are welcome again.
You always make me hungry with these posts
Thanks!! Hugs and love xox
Looks amazing. Gonna try it. Hugs my friend.
Thanks Melissa! Hugs and love xox
Ever since I’ve lived in recovery from my own eating disorder (compulsive overeating), I find that food is MORE delicious than ever. I love finding new things to try. But my favorite snack is frozen berries topped with either Greek Yogurt or Ricotta Cheese and some almond butter. 🙂
Yes!! I feel the same – it really is amazing how delicious and creative food can be!! Hugs and love xox
Yummo, I’m totally making this! Thanks for sharing.
Thanks Missy! Hope you love it as much as I did!! Hugs and love xox
I sure bet we will… especially in this Texas heat.
It looks like the heavenly part of a women…
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Thanks for the link up! Hugs and love xox
it look so nice, will try it over the weekend, thanks for sharing
Thanks Suzie! Hope you love it! Hugs and love xox
Looks amazing…if it weren’t the middle of the night…I’d fire up the blender right now! What a great dairy free treat! Thanks. My lactose intolerant daughter will really enjoy it.
Thanks Anna! Haha I hope she loves it! Hugs and love xox
Looking soo delicious..
Mouth watering 😹
Thanks friend! Haha mine too! Hugs and love xox
Well I am living joy today so I am going to have to have some of this “joy in a bowl” love it!!!
Nice!! Thanks friend! Hugs and love xox
Wow – it looks and sounds amazing! (I’m drooling as I look at the pictures.) Will definitely give your recipe a go! Thanks so much. 🙂
Thank you friend! Haha awesome! Hugs and love xox
Ohhh myyyy does this ice *nice* creammm loooook delicious 😍😍!
Well you got me ! Im more than convinced. I will DEFINITELY try it.
Nice creaaaam here i cooome!
Thanks for sharing❤️
Haha thanks Saraa! Hope you love it! Hugs and love xox
This looks so yummy! I haven’t had nice cream, as I’m not a huge fan of bananas. But this might change my mind!
Aw thanks Emily! Yeah I would def suggest giving it a try! It doesn’t taste like bananas – they just give it a great texture! 🙂 Hugs and love xox
Wow, looks good
Thanks MCM! Hugs and love xox
It looks so yummy! I’ll have to bookmark it and try it sometime soon.
Thanks Diana! Hope you love it as much as i did! Hugs and love xox
Yum!!! Sounds wonderful. I haven’t seen cotton candy grapes sold in my area so will substitute for red grapes. Looks so good!
thanks friend!! they’re so good! Hugs and love xox
Oh looks really “NICE” indeed! I could only imagine the taste 🙁 lolol
Hahahahha thanks Tammy! It tastes even better than it looks if you can believe that! Haha Hugs and love xox
No problem lol I’m sure it does! One day I’ll get around to making it! 🙂 xxoo
This looks amazing!!
Thank you so much friend! Hugs and love xox
I love how you packed the nutrition into this recipe. All those vitamins and minerals! Cotton Candy Grapes are amazing. I imagine it is delicious. I’ll have to try it.
thank you so much Chris! Yes! it is delicious and super healthy too!
Did I see teeth marks in that rendition already?
Hahah not quite
Mmm sounds and looks delicious. 😍
Thanks so much!! Hugs and love xox
Wow I have NEVER HEARD OF cotton candy grapes! I will have to google that and check my local grocer. 🙂 My daughter would love this. Great photos!
Oh they are so good Sejana! Yes! Request them if you have to! It’s amazing!!! Hugs and love xox
I made this ice cream and it is very, very nice
Oh good! I’m so glad Suzie! Hugs and love xox