Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream!

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Before I share tonight’s recipe, I want to just take a minute to offer a quick prayer for our deeply hurting nation. May we take to heart Jesus’ instructions to “act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God” (Micah 6:8) and above all: to love one another.

OK – onto tonight’s recipe.

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I don’t know about you, but it is hot in my apartment! I have not been able to get my air conditioner installed, thanks to COVID19 restrictions put in place by my building, so I am sweating it out, people.

And let me tell ya – there is nothing more refreshing than WATERMELON. Ice cold, juicy watermelon on a hot and humid NYC afternoon. Yes please.

Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream by BeautyBeyondBones! #dessert #food #glutenfree #vegan #paleo #specificcarbohydratediet #edrecovery

And this recipe is taking that summer staple, and turning it into ICE CREAM!

Yep! Healthy ice cream — three ingredients. And it can be ready to eat in less than five minutes.

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Plus — it’s Gluten Free, Vegan, and Specific Carb Diet friendly!

Here’s what you need: (Serves 1-2)

1 cup watermelon, cubed and frozen
1/2 cup watermelon – not frozen
2 frozen bananas
1/4 cup frozen blackberries
1 1/2 Tbsp honey or agave

Tools:
Food Processor
Zip Top Baggies
Good Chef’s Knife
Silicone Spatula

Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream by BeautyBeyondBones! #dessert #food #glutenfree #vegan #paleo #specificcarbohydratediet #edrecovery

Directions:

Add all your frozen fruit to the food processor, and process until they get all chopped up into little pebbles. Then, add your non-frozen watermelon, and then scrape down the sides of the food processor. Let it process for a couple minutes until it becomes smooth and creamy. You’ll need to stop and scrape the sides/stir it several times. Lastly, add your sweetener of choice, and blitz it for several seconds, until incorporated.

Serve immediately for that soft-serve consistency.

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Top with chopped nuts, more fresh fruit, cocoa nibs, chocolate chips, flaked coconuts, a sprinkle of cinnamon, a drizzle of almond butter, dried fruit – like raisins or dried pineapple, granola, cereal, or even sprinkles! Your imagination is the limit!

(OR – you can freeze it, and enjoy later — but the consistency will be more “icy” than creamy.)

Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream by BeautyBeyondBones! #dessert #food #glutenfree #vegan #paleo #specificcarbohydratediet #edrecovery

OK WOW – this was such a treat. It was cool, and creamy, and refreshing, and so fluffy and delicious. I seriously could have eaten three bowls of this, no question!

There’s something about watermelon that just brings back so many happy memories, isn’t there? It always transports me to the Fourth of July barbecues with my cousins as a kid.

Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream by BeautyBeyondBones! #dessert #food #glutenfree #vegan #paleo #specificcarbohydratediet #edrecovery

Well that sweet and nostalgic flavor gets a gourmet burst with that slightly tart kiss of blackberry esesence!

And the texture is so phenominal. Something magical happens when you freeze bananas — they honest-to-goodness take on a soft-serve, whippy-dip consistency! It’s so delightful!

Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream by BeautyBeyondBones! #dessert #food #glutenfree #vegan #paleo #specificcarbohydratediet #edrecovery

Make this treat. Your tastebuds will thank you! πŸ™‚

Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream by BeautyBeyondBones! #dessert #food #glutenfree #vegan #paleo #specificcarbohydratediet #edrecovery

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71 thoughts on “Watermelon Blackberry Ice Cream!

    1. Thank you so much! Oh my gosh it was, I just had a big bowl! Hahah stay well! Hugs and love xox

    1. Thanks! It was such a refreshing treat! My apartment is 84 degrees and this hit the spot!! Hugs and love xox

    1. thank you so much Rachael! oh yes – this is DEFINITELY kid friendly! glad you stopped by! Hugs and love xox

    1. hahah thanks Diane, I hope you love it as much as I did!! it was fabulous! stay well! Hugs and love xox

    1. thanks so much Maurice! yes! it really was — and it cooled me off too! stay well! Hugs and love xox

  1. This looks so delicious! Btw I can’t imagine living without an A/C – did your apartment not come with one? I hope you get it installed soon πŸ™‚

    – Katie

    1. Thank you so much Katie!! haha – yeah, in prewar apartments in NYC, window units are the name of the game. I have mine stored for the winter to prevent the unnecessary wear and tear from the elements, but because of the coronavirus, no workers have been allowed to enter the apartment building, so I’ve been sweating it out! hopefully the restrictions will be lifted soon! thank you!!! πŸ™‚ sending big big hugs xox

  2. I told my daughter in CA about your recipes and she visited your page to check them out. She has a daughter with special dietary needs. She has tried one of your recipes and says it was a winner. Thanks πŸ™‚

    1. oh that’s so awesome, thank you for passing them along, Ian!! that’s great to hear! stay safe! Hugs and love xox

    1. Thanks Ab! I appreciate that. Me too I pray for peace in our streets! Hugs and love xox

    1. Thank you so much! Oh my gosh it was!! And super yummy! Hugs and love xox

    1. Haha oh good!! I hope you love this! Thanks for stopping by! Hugs and love xox

    1. Thanks Tammy!! Yes! I love the pastel pink!! Thanks for that – praying for peace. Hugs and love xox

  3. This looks yummy. Watermelon is my favorite fruit – it always evokes memories of summers as a kid. And you’re right, frozen bananas are wonderful to blend up…
    Stay cool!

    1. Thanks so much Jim!! Mine too! Dry refreshing and memory inducing for sure! πŸ™‚ Hugs and love xox

  4. My husband and I tried this recipe at home tonight! He loved it. I’m not a huge banana fan, but it was still a nice treat. Have you heard of Dole Whips? They are dairy free and taste so good. My local ice cream shop sells them and they remind me of this.

    1. Oh that’s so awesome! I’m glad you guys enjoyed it!! I have! I love pineapple everything! hahah Thanks Emily for giving this a go! πŸ™‚ Have a great evening! Hugs and love xox

    1. hahah aw thank you Nikky! it’s super easy to whip up!! πŸ™‚ And congrats on your pregnancy! I’ll be keeping you and your growing baby in my prayers! so exciting!!!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Hugs and love xox

      1. Thank you so much I need that prayers cause right now am in the hospital having complications. But baby is doing just fine even though i still have about 7weeks to go till baby is here.

      2. Oh gosh – I am so sorry to hear that!! Praying big prayers!!! Keep me posted!!

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