I’m not generally a huge fan of ice cream, but I love Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Ice Cream.
I found this Paleo version of my favorite ice cream and had to try it. I have to say it was worth the effort.
As this recipe is Paleo friendly, it’s made with full-fat coconut milk instead of milk, so it’s dairy free.
The combination of cherries, dark chocolate pieces and vanilla is really addictive.
It’s not necessarily low-carb or sugar free, however, so don’t go hog wild with it if you’re watching your weight.
If you’re going to eat ice cream, I think it’s a lot healthier to make your own, even if it’s the traditional kind with milk. Most of the ice cream you buy at the store contains nasty chemicals (see this blog post).
The color is pinker than pictured here (still working on my food photography skills).
The time involved in making this recipe will depend on the type of ice cream maker you use. I used this Hamilton Beach Ice Cream Maker:
This recipe is adapted from a recipe by Juli Bauer at www.paleomg.com.