Almond milk ice cream recipe and health benefits

We all love ice cream, right? For anyone, it is not a secret that this precious is for sure the favorite desert all around the world, even for those ones who eat them even when they shouldn’t. And how to blame them? I mean, ice cream for real deserves everyone’s love. As you should know, one of the greatest things about ice cream is the huge variety of flavor these can have. And in this article, we’ll show you different ways of almond milk ice cream recipe.

almond milk ice cream recipe

If you are looking for some healthy food, you can try out our another article on foods that start with A or another article how to eat dates keeping the real taste. These articles will give you best ideas about healthy food. If you are interested only in almond milk ice cream recipe, continue reading this article.

Almond milk ice cream recipe, and its benefits.

Ice cream is always a favorite dessert for lots of people, especially children. I mean, who doesn’t have found memories of jelly and ice cream at birthday parties? Or just the sweet memory of eating an ice cream while you’re in the park with your parents. Believe or not, ice cream has always been there, is for sure the most famous dessert in the entire world. Because, yeah there’s nothing more relaxing and comforting after a hectic day with children and work than a small mound of exuberant ice cream while just sitting in front of the TV, right? We all have been there.

No well, as I said before, we all love ice cream and probably we all have a good memory of it. Yes, that’s true, but there are also people who actually have not pretty good memories of the ice cream. And you may be wondering how that is possible or if that is actually even possible because, ¡come on, is ice cream! But yeah, believe or not it is possible and here we’ll tell you how.

As you may know, every ice cream principal ingredient is milk, now well, what happens is, that most people are born with the ability to digest lactose (the main sugar in milk). However, 75% of the population loses this capacity while the rest can continue to drink milk without any problem throughout their lives. Lactose is an abundant disaccharide in milk and is an essential source of nourishment for newborns.

This is because once inside the intestine the lactose it is hydrolyzed into glucose and galactose by the enzyme lactase. However, as it was already mentioned, in some groups of people there is a reduction in lactase activity. To diagnose lactose intolerance, a lactose-free diet followed by a lactose intolerance test is carried out.

Take advantage of almond milk ice cream recipe.

This means that the person needs to avoid lactose for a certain period of time and then consume a certain amount of lactose again. This test measures blood sugar level, figuring out certain information about the body. Another test that can be done is the breath test. This is to measure the amount of hydrogen contained in the breath, which is usually higher in those with lactose intolerance.

If a child or an adult is lactose intolerant, they should be aware that cow’s milk may still be present in other foods such as: Milk, milk powder, all types of cheese, butter, margarine, yogurt, cream, and of course ice cream. Also, food labels that contain any of the following ingredients also contain cow’s milk: Casein, hydrolyzed casein, skimmed milk, skimmed milk powder, cheeses, whey, sugary milk and lactose.

almond milk ice cream recipe

After reading this whole information you may feel some kind of concern for those who can’t digest regular milk or in case you’re one of those you may feel stressed out. But don’t worry, don’t feel bad; by fortune, there is a way for those people, and the name is almond milk. Almond milk has become the best solution for people suffering from lactose intolerance. And is that in addition to allowing these people to ingest any food whose basic ingredients are milk, almond milk is also possessing great qualities such as:

  • Almond milk does not contain lactose and is made with almonds instead of cow’s milk.
  • Low in calories compared to normal milk (60 kcal and 122 kcal per cup).
  • Free of antibiotics and hormones.
  • It does not contain cholesterol or saturated fat, which helps in heart health.
  • It is a good source of calcium.
  • It contains 50% of the recommended vitamin E.
  • Low in carbohydrates
  • It has 1 g of fiber per serving to help with digestion.
  • It is suitable for vegetarians.

As you can see, there are many benefits of almond milk for your body.

A fact that it should be mentioned is that if you or your child or someone near is allergic to cow’s milk, it is likely that the same will happen with sheep and goats milk.

Now well, let’s move on to the principal point of this article; the almond milk ice cream recipe:

There are actually many ways to homemade almond milk ice cream, but here we’ll let you one of our favorites, since it’s pretty much easy to do and you just will need only four ingredients. And don’t worry, is as tasty as easy to prepare.

Before the recipe, it should be mentioned that having an ice cream machine is pretty much important for this preparation.

Ingredients:

  1. 2 vanilla pods.
  2. 700ml of almond milk.
  3. 150g of agave syrup.
  4. 75g of almonds toasted and roughly chopped.

Preparation:

  1. Cut the vanilla pods and scrape the seeds, add them to a large bowl and keep the pods empty to flavor the sugar.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and mix them well before pouring everything into an ice cream machine.
  3. Churn it for between 30 and 40 minutes or until you notice it has thickened and it got a very smooth texture.
  4. Move to a container with lid and take it to the freezer to dry for at least 2 hours.
  5. Take the ice cream out for 5 minutes before serving, this will allow it to soften slightly, making it way too tasty.

Finally, you will get the delicious dessert what is called Almond milk ice cream recipe. This recipe is made considering the nutrients value to keep up you healthy. Let’s enjoy the delicious ice cream.

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