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Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Ice cream

 


This no churn ice cream is a dream come true.

You forgot to buy ice cream? Not to worry, you can make your own without all the fancy equipment. And fairly simple too…

You just mix the basic ingredients in a bowl then place it in a plastic ziplock bag and put it in the freezer for about 4 hours, laying it out flat.
Once it’s frozen, you take it out and bang it on the kitchen counter a few times to break it up, place in a food processor fitted with blades and processed for a few minutes. You end up with the most incredible smooth ice cream, then add the blueberry swirl and the condensed milk, and voila…Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Ice cream.

 

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Prep time : 15 minutes plus freezing
Serves : 6
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INGREDIENTS:

• 2 C. Greek Yoghurt
• 1 C. Cream cheese
• 1 tsp. vanilla
• 1/2 C.  sweetened (coconut) condensed cream, save some to drizzle on top 

• 3/4 frozen blueberries, SEE TIP
• 3 tbsp. honey or agave syrup (for the berries)

METHOD:

1. Put the greek yoghurt, the cream cheese, vanilla and condensed cream in a bowl and mix until smooth.
2. Place in a large ziplock bag and put it flat in the freezer.
3. Freeze for at least four hours or overnight.
4. Take the bag out of the freezer and bang it on the counter so it breaks into pieces.
5. Place the frozen ingredients in to the food processor fitted with the knife blades.
6. Blend until smooth for about four minutes.
7. Add a tablespoon cream or milk if necessary to get it going.
8. Meanwhile blend the frozen blueberries with the agave syrup in a blender. Add a tablespoon of water if necessary to get it going.
9. Transfer the ice cream to a container with lid, alternating spoonfuls of ice cream with drizzles of blueberry puree. Drizzle some condensed milk on top.
10. Put it in the freezer for at least 6 hours or overnight.
11. As soon as it sets cover with cling film.
12. To serve, take it out of the freezer and let it sit for about 10 minutes before scooping it out into bowls or cones.

TIP: you can take a short cut, omit blueberries and agave syrup and sub for your favourite jam.

Enjoy!

Myra XO

Smoothies Galore

Since I post all my Smoothie Creations on Instagram on almost a daily bases, I thought I’d let you know about it and share some with you.

I am very passionate when it comes to making my healthy breakfast drinks, mostly smoothies and sometimes Smoothie Bowls. I try to make them as beautiful as I can and it has become a real sport for me.

I try to challenge myself to be as creative as I can be. Here are a few of my creations, they are tremendously beneficial to your health and will keep you full until lunch for sure.

Be sure to try at least one out, I’m telling you once you’re hooked, you’re hooked.

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Green:Spinach-Banana-Flax, White:Banana-Protein-Oat and Purple:Raspberry-Banana, each layer with soy milk and Stevia (2 servings)

    1. Blend 1 Cup Spinach, 1 banana, 1 tbsp Flax seeds with 1/2 – 1 cup  milk of choice.
    1. Blend  1 Banana, 2 tbsp Oats and 1 scoop vanilla protein with 1/2 – 1 cup milk of choice.
  1. Blend 1 cup frozen Raspberries, 1 Banana and 1/2 – 1 cup milk of choice.

Add Stevia to each mixture to sweeten. Hold your jar or glass tilted and fill with the different layers.

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Brown: Chocolate Chia Pudding-Stevia, Purple: Berries-Banana-Stevia-Soy milk, Pink: Raspberry-Banana-Pomegranite nice cream (1 serving)

    1. Soak overnight 1/4 Cup Chia seeds & 1 -2 tsp. cocoa with 1 cup  milk of choice.
    1. Blend  1 Banana, 1 tbsp Oats, 1 scoop vanilla protein with 1 cup Berries add  1/2 – 1 cup milk of choice.
  1. Blend 1 cup frozen Raspberries, 1 Banana, 3 tbsp Poms seeds and 1/4 cup milk of choice.

Add Stevia to each mixture to sweeten. I have poured some melted chocolate over the rim of the jar and let it set in the fridge for half an hour.

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White: Skyr yoghurt, or yoghurt of choice

Purple: Berries-Banana-Stevia-Soy milk, Pink: Raspberry-Banana-Soy milk

    1. Blend  1 Banana, 1 tbsp Oats, 1 scoop vanilla protein with 1 cup Berries and 1 cooked beet,  add  1/2 – 1 cup milk of choice.
  1. Blend 1 cup frozen Raspberries, 1 Banana, and 1/4 cup milk of choice.

Add Stevia to each mixture to sweeten.

Layer the yoghurt and the coloured smoothie layers like above.

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White: Soy Yogurt, Purple: Blueberry-Flax-Banana-Protein-Soy Milk (2 servings)

Mix 1 cup Yogurt with some Stevia and divide between two cute bottles.

Blend 1 cup Blueberries, 1 banana, 1 tbsp Flax seeds, 1 scoop vanilla protein and some milk of choice. Pour over the Yogurt.

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White: Coconut milk Chia pudding , Green: Spinach-Banana  Soy Milk & Protein, Pink: Raspberry-Strawberry-Banana Smoothie (1 serving)

    • Soak overnight 1/4 Cup Chia seeds & some Stevia  with 1 cup  coconut milk .
    • Blend  1 Banana, 1 tbsp Oats, 1 scoop vanilla protein with 1 cup Spinach add  1/2 – 1 cup milk of choice and some Stevia.
  • Blend 1/2 cup frozen Raspberries, 1/2 cup Strawberries, 1/2 Banana and 1/4 cup milk of choice with some Stevia.

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Pear, Lemon, Banana, Stevia & Spinach with Almond milk (3 servings)

  • Blend 2 peeled pears (core removed), 2 tbsp. flax seeds, 1  1/2  cups spinach, 1 banana, juice of 1 lemon, stevia with 1 cup almond milk .

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P.S. Use any kind of milk you like and swap Spinach for Kale, Stevia for Xylitol etc…

…and always use cracked Flax seeds for better absorption.

Enjoy

Myra Xo

Blueberry – Pomegranate Bowl

Bottom layer:

1 C. frozen blueberries

1/4 C. Pomegranate

1 C. spinach

1 frozen Banana

1 scoop protein powder

1 tsp. Acaï powder

1 tsp. stevia powder

Top Layer:

1/2 C. Yoghurt, regular or soy

1/4 C. coconut cream

1/2 tsp. stevia

Decorations:

Bee Pollen

Pomegranate seeds

Cocoa nibs

Coconut shreds

Passion fruit

Method;

For the bottom layer blend all the ingredients together. Pour into a bowl.

For the top layer, also mix all the ingredients and blend. Pour in a nice pattern on top of the blueberry layer.

Decorate with the toppings and eat straight away.