Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

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If you love ice cream, but are trying to stay away from preservatives and excess sugar, you should try making your  own!

Lemon ice cream in bowl, selective focusIf you have never tried homemade ice cream you are missing out! I used to love special visits with my grandparents when I was little because they would always break out this big huge ice cream maker. It was so fun to add the salt and ice, and watch that ice cream churn. Now there are so many different contraptions and ways to make ice cream and it can be done so easily. There are also tons of yummy recipes out there to try!

Classic Homemade Ice Cream Recipes:
Old Fashioned Peach Butter Milk Ice Cream
Old Fashioned Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream
Butter Pecan Ice Cream
Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe | ©

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream or Mint Cookie Ice Cream
It takes five simple ingredients and no ice cream maker to make this classic Cookies and Cream Ice Cream.  It is also adaptable to Mint Cookie Ice Cream!

Classic Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade Butter Finger Ice Cream – this reminds me of the kind my Grandma used to make!
Homemade Butterfinger Ice Cream at │ @jamiecody

Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes:
Healthy Homemade Dole Whip 
Looking for a healthy satisfying frozen treat? This Healthy Homemade Dole Whip recipe tastes incredible and takes less than 5 minutes to make (no ice cream maker required!) It's dairy-free with no refined sugar and Paleo friendly so this is a frozen treat you can be happy to serve your kids and enjoy yourself! Get the easy recipe here:
Coconut Milk Cinnamon Ice Cream
This cinnamon ice cream is the taste of the holidays in a rich, creamy, coconut milk ice cream. Dreamy! Vegan, clean eating, gluten free and made without refined sugar.
Classic Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream
Think you have to give up ice cream with Paleo? Think again and try this classic vanilla ice cream tonight!

Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
vegan chocolate ice cream recipe

Trim Healthy Mama Ice Cream Recipes:
Trim Healthy Montana has lots of great THM Ice Cream Recipes:
Low Carb, Sugar Free Vanilla Ice Cream (THM S, Low Carb, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free)
Low Carb, THM Friendly Chocolate Ice Cream (THM S, Gluten Free, Grain Free)
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream (THM S, Gluten Free, Grain Free)

Briana Thomas has the most amazing THM Ice Cream Recipes! The pictures will make you drool all over your computer! She has an entire page of Ice Cream Recipes you can find HERE.
These are some of our favorites:
Smore’s Ice Cream
Low-Carb S'mores Ice Cream
Peppermint Chip Ice Cream
Creamy Lemon Ice CreamPeppermint Chip Ice CreamPeppermint Chip Ice Cream
Java Caramel Swirl Ice Cream
Peanut Butter Ice Cream

There are also some really good ice cream recipes in the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook! It’s on sale for only $15.49!

Here are some fun ice cream makers if you don’t own an appliance that you can use to make ice cream:

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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