Healthy Vegan Coconut Ice Cream

Healthy Coconut Ice Cream

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook time: 4 hours (freezing) Yield: about 3 cups

       Ingredients:
    • 1/2 cup coconut flesh pieces
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (you can add a few drops of coconut extract if you want it very coconuty!)
    • pinch of sea salt
    • 1 (15-oz) can light coconut milk
    • 2-3 tablespoons agave syrup (or 2T agave and 1 packet stevia)
    • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions:
  1. Place coconut pieces in a food processor or heavy duty blender and process until finely ground. Add vanilla, salt, coconut milk, chocolate, and agave syrup and process to combine.
  2. Transfer mixture to an ice cream maker or freezer-safe container. Freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions or until ice cream is frozen but still slightly soft.
  3. This ice cream becomes very hard once deeply frozen and is best enjoyed slightly softened.