Homemade, Raspberry Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Nicolette Stramara

by | Updated: April 16th, 2018 | Read time: 2 minutes

Churn, baby, churn! As you well know, homemade ice cream is a chore, which is why you think buying a cup or cone is worth the extra pocket change. Here’s the real scoop: you can make a melt-in-your-mouth ice cream without any heavy lifting. Simply throw this sweet list of healthy ingredients into a blender and let the machine man-handle the rest. With the satisfying flavors of coconut milk and cashew butter, you’ll burn through these eight servings of raspberry ice cream in no time! Look at that – you’ve spared yourself a shoulder workout and still made gains!

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Makes 8 servings

Macros per serving: 225 calories | 9.4 g protein | 24.5 g carbs | 11.6 g fat | 15.6 g sugar | 3.9 g fiber


3 cups frozen raspberries
2/3 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 creamy cashew butter
1/4 cup Vitacost Organic Raw & Unfiltered Honey
2 scoops ARO Vanilla Whey Protein Complex PLUS
2 cups ice


1/4 cup Vitacost Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini-Chips, melted
Heart-shaped sprinkles (optional)


  1. In a high-speed blender or food processor, combine raspberries, coconut milk, yogurt, cashew butter, honey, protein powder and ice.
  2. Blend until smooth, stopping to scrape the bowl a few times, as needed. Note: This can take up to 5 minutes, so be patient.
  3. Spoon ice cream into a freezer-friendly container that seals tightly. Use a spoon or spatula to smooth down.
  4. In a small bowl, microwave chocolate chips for 30 seconds. Stir until completely smooth.
  5. Drizzle chocolate over ice cream, creating swirls with the chocolate.
  6. Place ice cream in freezer for at least 4 hours or overnight to set.
  7. When ready to serve, remove from freezer and let sit at room temperature 10-15 minutes.

There are countless ways to serve your scoops. Use your own favorite ice cream toppings or try one of these sweet additions for something new: 

Rainbow sprinkles make everyone smile.

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A dusting of coconut shreds adds natural sweetness.

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These gluten-free cones make ice cream sundaes safe for everyone.

Box of Gluten-Free Cones for Coconut Milk Ice Cream | Vitacost.com/blog

White chocolate and raspberry are a perfect match.

Bottle of Torani White Chocolate Sauce for Coconut Milk Ice Cream | Vitacost.com/blog

Don’t forget the nuts! Covered in chocolate, these almonds will delight.

Bag of Vitacost Dark Chocolate Almonds for Coconut Milk Ice Cream | Vitacost.com/blog