Keto Ice Cream

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“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” – Unknown

Hi Three to Five Tribe! As summer rolls into the city all I can think about is staying cool…and getting a tan. #itsalifestyle

As I write this, Chicago is currently pushing 89° and yes my air conditioning is turned on full blast. The heat and humidity are making me think about that summertime treat everyone loves – ice cream!

Since the start of March, I have adopted a Ketogenic lifestyle (because fat is your friend), so I wanted to share a sweet treat that will keep you cool this summer while keeping up with Keto. #thatketolife


Chocolate Coconut Avocado Mousse

Chocolate Coconut Avocado Mousse! Okay, so it’s not exactly ice cream, but if you are looking for a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream, that is also Keto friendly, then this Chocolate Coconut Avocado Mousse is for you.

P.S. I believe you should totally enjoy a traditional ice cream cone at least once during the summer months (okay maybe more than once), #noshame

INGREDIENTS

*Serves two

  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 1 cup coconut milk (Be sure to read your labels! Look for labels that include coconut milk + water and that’s it). #lessismore
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • Optional: Looking for more fat? Add 2 tablespoons of almond butter (Again, read your labels!)

DIRECTIONS

1.) Add all ingredients into a blender and blend on high 30-60 seconds or until creamy.

2.) Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

3.) Once ready to serve, pop in freezer 15-30 minutes for an added chill.

4.) Top with cocoa nibbs (beware, they are bitter!) or add an array of berries for an added touch of sweetness. I recommend raspberries or sliced strawberries from the local farmers market!


What are your go to foods when summer starts to heat up? Let me know in the comments section below!

Until next time, stay cool my friends.

Live Happy, Healthy, & Fabulously – Three to five meals at a time,
-ox

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