This Mint Pistachio Coconut NiceCream is a major upgrade on your typical ice cream sandwich is jam-packed with superfoods and greens to energize your body and keep you radiant and glowing. Macuna is one of the most powerful superfoods on the planet, and is a natural precursor to dopamine – which means that these incredible sandwiches will actually boost your mood beyond your taste buds! And pistachios are packed with nutrients and healthy fats that support brain health and keep you feeling satisfied.
Astound your next dinner party guests with this gorgeous dessert, or make them to keep at home and enjoy for a nutrient-packed snack.
Ingredients (makes 6 sandwiches):
~2 cups fresh coconut meat
~4 frozen bananas
~1 tbsp Vitamineral green powder (or spirulina)
~½ cup raw pistachios, chopped
~¼ cup cacao
~1 tbsp macuna
~¼ cup coconut oil
~¼ cup lecuma
~½ tsp mint extract
~6 round forms (can be found here)
Mix cacao, macuna, coconut oil, lecuma and mint in a bowl to form a dough-like consistency – set aside.
Blend coconut meat, bananas and green powder in the Vitamix. – set aside.
Spread down a layer of the cacao mixture and spread to a ¼ inch thickness. Place one of the round forms on top of the cacao mixture, and fill with ice cream mixture, leaving ¼ inch room at the top.
Spread a final layer of the cacao mixture on top of the ice cream. Repeat for the remainder of ingredients.
Freeze ice cream sandwiches until fully firm.
Remove ice cream sandwiches from freezer and allow to thaw just slightly. Press chopped pistachios into the sides of the sandwiches.