Mint Chip Vegan Ice Cream

This smooth chocolate ice cream accented by fresh mint is sure to brighten up any hot summer day.

Serves 4

What You Need:

3 large bananas, cut into 1-inch pieces and frozen overnight
2 tablespoons almond milk
Seeds from 1 split vanilla bean
1 tablespoon cacao powder
3 tablespoons cacao nibs
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish

What You Do: 

In a food processor, add bananas, almond milk, vanilla seeds, and cacao powder. Process for 1 to 2 minutes to break up banana. Scrape down sides and process until bananas turn into a soft-serve consistency, repeating as needed, about 3 minutes. Add cacao nibs and 2 tablespoons mint and pulse a few times to incorporate. Garnish with fresh mint. Serve immediately.

Photo: Garrison MacArthur Photographers

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