Recipe: Banana-berry ice cream

This summer, skip the sugary frozen snacks and try this irresistible ice cream alternative. This banana-berry ice cream is naturally sweet and flavorful and requires only four ingredients: bananas, berries, milk and vanilla extract. Not only is it better for your smile, but it’s easy and fun to make! Top it off with your favorite fruits and opt for a bowl, rather than a cone, to keep it dentist-approved.

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    Milk is rich in protein and calcium for strong teeth and bones.

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    Berries can improve brain function and even prevent memory loss.

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    Bananas are packed with potassium for a healthy heart.





2 ripe bananas

1 cup frozen berries

¼ cup milk

⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

Optional: fruit toppings


1. Peel and slice ripe bananas into large chunks and freeze for at least two hours.

2. After the banana slices are frozen, blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender until the texture is similar to soft-serve ice cream.

3. Serve immediately, or freeze for an additional 30 minutes for a firmer texture.

4. Add your favorite smile-healthy toppings.

5. Enjoy!