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How to Make Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry ice cream is a very refreshing delicacy loaded with beneficial nutrients that can be made in just a few minutes.

All that you need are fresh or frozen blueberries, some low-fat or cottage cheese, perhaps some ice and you are good to go ...

Published: October 20, 2021.

frozen blueberries ice-creamBlueberries are available year-long - fresh or frozen. Personally, I prefer fresh ones, but frozen ones are great, too.

Also, using frozen blueberries requires less time in the refrigerator for ice cream to get its creamy consistency.

frozen blueberries ice-creamPut blueberries in a suitable tall pot.

I use sports shakers that can be purchased cheaply - they last for a long time and are very easy to clean.

frozen blueberries ice-creamNow, add some low-fat or cottage cheese and some cold water or even ice cubes.

If you can get whole goat milk, add it and forget water or additional calories - a few extra calories are nothing compared with the benefits that such milk provide.

Anyway, low-fat or cottage cheese is a great source of calcium and slow-digesting proteins, mainly casein.

This way, we have great-tasting ice cream that can be used for daily snacks or even as a full meal.

frozen blueberries ice-creamUsing a hand stick blender, blend everything.

Remember when I said 'suitable tall pot' - stains from blueberries, blackberries, and berries, in general, are hard to clean from clothes and other surfaces, so be sure to have a really tall pot and apron - better safe than sorry :)

Note: by varying the amount of liquids, one can change thickens of ice cream.

And that is all - thick, creamy delicacy is prepared. It can be served right away, or you can put it in ice cream containers and in the refrigerator/freezer for 30-60 minutes for ice cream to become even thicker.

frozen blueberries ice-cream

Blueberry ice cream represents a full meal - it is packed with complex carbs, fibers, slow-digesting protein, it has some healthy fats, especially if made using whole goat or similar milk, and it has vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in abundance.

Note: if you like, before serving the blueberry smoothie/ice cream, add some powdered dark chocolate on top of the ice cream.

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