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The Ultimate Guide to Paleo Ice Cream Recipes

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Paleo Sweet & Salty Frozen Custard

paleo sweet salty custard ice cream

You are going to love the Paleo Parents for coming up with this recipe. The combination of sweet, salty and creamy will have your taste-buds doing handsprings…and the combination of butternut squash, coconut milk, eggs and cinnamon will have your healthy-body-buds jumping for joy.

Sure, this recipe takes a lot more time and effort to prepare, but once you’ve tasted it, you will have no choice but to agree with me that roasting the squash in the oven is well worth the time and effort. Thanks Paleo Mom & Dad.

Paleo Apricot Ice Cream

paleo apricot ice cream

I am a HUGE fan of apricots…and I am an even HUGER fan of homemade Paleo Apricot Ice Cream. And thanks to this recipe, I am now a HUGEST fan of Carrie Vitt and her Deliciously Organic website.

And I am willing to bet that after you try a bowl of this heavenly concoction on a sweltering summer day, you will be a HUGEST fan too.

Paleo Fig & Coconut Ice Cream

Paleo Fig Coconut Ice Cream

Q.  What do you get when you combine figs, lemon zest, lemon juice, coconut sugar and coconut cream?

A.  Not much until you pop it into your ice cream maker and churn it into a sophisticated and truly delicious bowl of Fig and Coconut Ice Cream.

Paleo Butter Pecan Caramel Ice Cream

Paleo-Pecan-Butter-Caramel-Ice-Cream

Butter pecan is one of my all-time flavours of ice cream. When I was a kid, I felt grown-up ordering a scoop of butter pecan when all of the other kids were getting chocolate or some other “kid-approved” flavour. With this recipe, the inclusion of arrowroot powder produces an ultra-creamy texture that blends really well with the crunchy/meaty texture of the pecans.

When you add that awesomeness to the fatty gorgeousness of full fat coconut milk and a whole egg, you end up with a great big bowl of chilly nostalgia that took me right back to memories of getting a scoop at Baskin-Robbins with my parents and little brother. For that, I have to give thanks to Adriana and her Living Healthy with Chocolate website.

Paleo Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

paleo cherry garcia ice cream

Once again, I have to thank one of our Raw/Vegan cousins for this recipe. Betty Rawker (awesome name btw) has put together a paleo-friendly version of the Ben & Jerry classic flavour – Cherry Garcia…and I for one think that this healthier version really rawks. (sorry for the pun).

The combination of coconut milk, dark cherries and paleo-friendly chocolate chunks is fantastic!!! You won’t be disappointed.

More Paleo Ice Cream Recipes

For those of you who worry that 10 recipes doesn’t make for an Ultimate Guide to Paleo Ice Cream Recipes, have no fear. I will be testing new flavours with my clients/guinea pigs and when we find another recipe that we love, I will update this post and re-tweet with the #paleo hashtag. So, stay tuned…and enjoy this first batch of paleo ice cream recipes.

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Doug Robb is a personal trainer, a fitness blogger and author, a competitive athlete, and a student of nutrition and exercise science. He's also the co-founder of the Hive Health Media. Since 2008, Doug has expanded his impact by bringing his real-world experience online via the health & fitness blog – Health Habits.

1 Comment

  1. Elena @ exercise tips

    June 16, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    These paleo ice cream recipes seem absolutely amazing. I love ice cream and it’s a perfect time of the year to try those recipes in Arizona. Thanks for sharing! I am sure I will enjoy them a lot!

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