I scream ice cream! Preferably chocolate ice cream, w├Čth health benefits, without unwanted additives, gluten free, lactose free and refined sugar free. In this article I am sharing a healthy chocolate ice cream recipe that is rich in protein and based on natural ingredients only.

Read on for the recipe!

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]i love! Temperatures have risen like crazy! After and during breaks from work (modelling, blogging and health education) I try to enjoy the sun as much as I can! I go for a coffee down town, sunbathe on my balcony or a nearby forest lake beach for instance. 

Bikram running

Something else that I enjoy doing at high temperatures is going for a run (be careful with running with high temperatures: more on this topic later). I call it Bikram running (does that actually exist?). Last Saturday I came back after my run; ribbons of sweat were literally streaming down my body and my face looked like a tomato (I don’t need much to look like a tomato ;)).

My tomato face after a summer run

My tomato face after a summer run

Clean post-workout food

After I gulped down a gallon of water, I searched my cabins for clean post-workout carbs and protein. I already had my SunWarrior vegan protein powder (vanilla flavor) and raw cocoa powder at hand when I realised I had some frozen banana’s and frozen, soaked cashews in my freezer. Hmmm, of course this asked for me to make myself a quick, experimental post-workout ice cream! All I did was throw the ingredients in my food processor, add a bit of xanthan gum for stickiness and add cinnamon for strong antioxidant power.

The result: clean, protein rich chocolate ice cream, perfect for muscle repair, super delicious and ready in just 2 minutes!

Here you go:

Protein Rich Chocolate Ice Cream without Sugar
Serves 3
Protein rich chocolate ice cream, refined sugar free, lactose free & gluten free.
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Prep Time
2 min
Total Time
4 min
Prep Time
2 min
Total Time
4 min
365 calories
41 g
2 g
20 g
17 g
4 g
133 g
55 g
10 g
0 g
14 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365
Calories from Fat 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 2mg
Sodium 55mg
Total Carbohydrates 41g
Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 10g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 0.75 cups cashew nuts, soaked and frozen (120 grams)
  2. 1.5 banana, in slices and frozen
  3. 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  4. 6 tablespoons raw cocoa powder
  5. 5 tablespoons protein powder (equals about 1.5 scoops)
  6. 1.5 teaspoon xanthan gum
  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a food processor and pulse until the ingredients blend.
  2. Serve right away!
  1. Preferably use organic ingredients
  2. Add raw cocoa nibs for crunchiness and extra chocolate flavor
  3. I used vanilla protein powder; using chocolate flavored protein powder will give thise ice cream a more intense chocolate flavor.
  4. Add milk of your choice (coconut/almond/rice) if the consistency stays too thick.
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Hoi! Ik ben Angela; meisje-van-30-en-nog-iets, vrouw van, mama van een dreumesjongen en een nu ECHTE #fitchick. Model, diginerd, foto- & filmhobbyist. Van origine MSc in Communicatie gespecialiseerd in gezondheidsvoorlichting.

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