Trick…or treat? This tasty frozen dessert is a little of both! Creamy, cold and rich, it’s got all the appeal of soft-serve ice cream. But instead of dairy, coconut milk and almond butter are blended with pumpkin for a healthier chilled “cream” confection.
Serves 3 to 4
Friendly warning: As you transfer this “ice cream” from the blender to a bowl for freezing, you may be tempted to have a lick—which may lead to the overwhelming urge to taste an entire spoonful. In fact, you may be so enticed by the flavor that you’ll want to guzzle an entire glass. Go ahead—it’s OK. Really! This recipe doubles as a delicious shake.
1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
2. Transfer to bowl and place in freezer for 30 minutes or until well chilled. Spoon into serving dishes and serve.
“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit www.macnmos.comfor more “morselicious” ideas and tips.