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Lemon Meringue Pie Nice Cream

Excited to celebrate National Lemon Meringue Pie day but don’t want to turn on the oven? Try this easy Lemon Meringue Pie Nice-Cream recipe as a cool & refreshing way to celebrate this fun food holiday this summer!

We love this recipe because it is made with bananas instead of traditional dairy ice-cream making it a healthy and guilt-free treat! Bananas are such an incredibly nutritious and veritable fruit! See below for all the amazing health benefits from bananas!

Ice cream cone with banana nice cream, marshmallows and Graham crackers. Bowl in background.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANAS

Did you know that one bananas provides around 9% of your daily Potassium intake? Potassium is an electrolyte that regulates nerve function and also is what helps your muscles contract. Low potassium levels in the body can lead to more severe things such as irregular heart beat.

Bananas also contain lectin, which acts like an antioxidant in the body. Antioxidants are important because they help your body right free radicals and protects cells from damage. The vitamin C content found in bananas can also help protect cells!

Another reason to love this fruit is that it is full of fiber and water! Both of these things are crucial for digestion and may help with keeping you regular.

Bowl with nice-cream topped with marshmallows and graham crackers. Scooper with nice-cream on top. Lemon slices surrounding.

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LEMON MERINGUE PIE NICE-CREAM
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 Limoneira classic lemon
  • 3 ripe bananas, frozen
  • ½ cup marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 3 cinnamon graham crackers
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Peel bananas, slice and store in the freezer for 6+ hours.
  2. Chop marshmallows and crumble graham crackers almost into a powder.
  3. Add in vegan butter and stir to combine.
  4. Using a Yonanas machine or blender, blend frozen bananas.
  5. Mix in lemon juice and some lemon zest.
  6. Using a bread pan, layer by first adding half of the nice cream, then half of the marshmallows and graham crackers, final layer of nice cream and final layer of marshmallows and graham crackers.
  7. Let freeze for another 6+ hours and enjoy!

If you love this recipe, see below for more yummy and fresh dessert recipes! As always all Healthy Grocery Girl recipes are gluten-free and predominately plant-based.

 

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Scoop with nice-cream, cone with nice-cream and pan in background with nice-cream.

This video was created for the Limoneira YouTube Channel! Megan Roosevelt, RDN is the Spokesperson for Limoneira. To see all our tips & videos makes sure to visit & subscribe to the Limoneira YouTube Channel! 

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