Nice cream is for everyone, regardless of dietary restrictions. This dairy- and lactose-free, no-added-sugar version requires only five ingredients, including cold water, and comes together as fast as the blades in your food processor can spin. It's bright with blueberries and creamy from bananas, making it a simple and easy dessert with a good dose of dietary fiber—how much more can you ask from a delicious frozen summer dessert?, June 2022


Credit: Brie Passano

Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place frozen banana slices, lemon juice and vanilla in a food processor. Process until smooth, adding cold water to loosen the mixture, if necessary. Transfer to a bowl; stir in frozen blueberries. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 1 month.


To make ahead

Store in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

generous 1/2 cup
98 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 25g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 14g; fat 1g; vitamin a iu 71IU; vitamin b3 niacin 1mg; vitamin c 14mg; folate 23mg; vitamin k 5mg; sodium 2mg; calcium 8mg; chromium 1mcg; magnesium 26mg; phosphorus 24mg; potassium 349mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; selenium 1mcg.