Vegan Pecan Praline Ice Cream…a healthy Vitamix recipe made with only 5 whole food ingredients and it’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, paleo-friendly and contains no refined sugar.
My Vegan Pecan Praline Ice Cream recipe that I have for you today is only the beginning of a multitude of delicious vegan and dairy-free ice cream recipes I have coming your way!
Although I have many ready to roll out, I decided to make this one the first one I share this year.
You may have already tried some of my ice cream recipes from last year like Vegan Superfood Ice Cream, Vegan Black Forest Ice Cream (my favorite!), Vegan Chocolate Chip Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream or Vegan Peanut Butter Swirl Ice Cream.
Like the others, this one is really simple to make with only a few ingredients, a Vitamix and an ice cream maker.
Once that part was ready, I added in chopped pecans.
Traditional ice cream, of course, is made with dairy and a list of other ingredients that really should be avoided.
S.A.D. (Standard American Diet) Haagen-Dazs Pralines and Cream Ice Cream Ingredients:
Ingredients: Vanilla Ice Cream, Cream, Milk Nonfat, Sugar, Eggs Yolks, Vanilla Extract, Caramel Swirl, Sugar, Milk Nonfat Condensed, Corn Syrup, Water, Butter (Cream, Salt), Salt, Pectin, Flavors Natural, Baking Soda, Pecans Praline, Sugar, Pecans, Butter (Cream, Salt), Salt, Corn Syrup
This popular brand that I used for comparison contains GMO dairy (cream, milk non-fat, butter) and other GMO ingredients like sugar and corn syrup.
My healthier version is made with only 5 clean, whole food ingredients and is “almost raw”, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, paleo-friendly and no refined sugar.
Want more healthy dessert recipes? Check out Healthy Peanut Butter Cups, Chocolate Covered Dehydrated Kiwi, Crunchy Raw Protein Balls or my Clean Eating Cookbook with an entire chapter of 20 healthy, clean eating recipes just like the one that you will love!
5 Fast Facts About Coconut:*
- 2 tablespoons contain 4.6 g RDA of dietary fiber
- healthy source of medium-chain fatty acids
- can help to decrease cholesterol
- high in lauric acid
- excellent source of manganese at 60% RDA and iron at 11% RDA
5 Fast Facts About Medjool Dates:*
- natural energy booster
- high in iron content
- rich in potassium
- good source of dietary fiber
- excellent source of vegan protein
5 Fast Facts About Pecans:*
- contains naturally occurring anti-oxidants
- helps to lower cholesterol
- high quality source of protein
- contains more 19 vitamins and minerals
- excellent source of vitamin E
5 Fast Facts About Vanilla Bean Powder:*
- high in anti-oxidants
- can help reduce inflammation
- contains small traces of minerals
- 1 tablespoon contains 2g of fiber
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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