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Dairy-Free Pistachio Ice Cream -{ GIVEAWAY ! }

A no-guilt, dairy-free ice cream is made with only 5 ingredients and has the creamy consistency and an amazing pistachio flavor that is truly awesome!  The blend of creamy coconut milk with fresh avocado, baby spinach and pistachios gives this vegan ice cream a creamy decadent flavor and richness that is unbelievable!

Imagine eating a healthy version of ice cream that actually contains fresh avocado and spinach in it.  I never heard anything like this before.  Have you?  Well I am so excited about this one, because as a parent, I am thinking, wow this is a great idea for my kids and even my grandkids to eat some veggies by disguising them as ice cream!  Fantastic, right?

I was so inspired the other day when I was strolling through Whole Foods and noticed a promotion was going for selling Vitamix machines.  Even though I don’t own one yet,  my sister Liz does and swears by it!  Which is why I had to share this recipe with you!  This recipe for creamy ice cream is one you have to serve immediately, more like a soft-serve ice cream; which is really great because you can keep making batches of it and make as much as you want!  How cool is that?
                                  
And, I found out that the month of July happens to be National Ice Cream Month and so many wonderful bloggers have been engaged with giveaways, so we like do one too!  Its our first giveaway, I know its a small one, but its a start!  The giveaway is a Whole Foods gift card for $25.00 as a way of saying thank you!  One winner will be generated.  Anyone can enter, 18 years or older.  All you have to do is:

1. Become a follower, if you are not already.  “Follow Us”-on the home page below the recipe index, and leave a comment that you did and tell us your favorite ice cream flavor!
2. Follow us on Twitter, and leave a 2nd comment that you did.
3. Follow us on Facebook, and Click “Like” and leave a 3rd comment that you did.
One winner will be chosen two weeks from today (August 9th).  Good Luck!

I have to tell you, pistachio is one of my favorite flavors and this was the best tasting pistachio ice cream I have ever tasted.  By far!  This dairy-free pistachio ice cream is so heavenly creamy, its ice cream parlor worthy!

Have a great weekend!

Dairy-Free, Vegan Pistachio Ice Cream – Only 5 Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk creamer, French vanilla flavor
  • 1/4 of fresh avocado
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. agave syrup
  • 3 ounces pistachios
  • 1 handful fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups ice cubes

You will need a very good blender or a Vitamix machine is best to make this ice cream.
Add the first 5 ingredients into the blender or Vitamix machine.  For easy blending, place liquids in first and add in the veggies last.

Blend on the highest speed for about 2 minutes.  Then gradually add 3 cups of ice.  If you are using the Vitamix, use the stick to push down the ice as its blending.

If you don’t have the Vitamix machine, omit the ice cubes and blend all ingredients until pureed.
Then slowly add in the ice cubes until you reach a thick and creamy texture like ice cream.

                                                          
Serve immediately. 

Yields: about 4 cups

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37 Comments

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    AubreyLaine
    July 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    I follow via GFC 🙂
    My fave flavor is ice cream is Cake!
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    AubreyLaine
    July 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    I follow via twitter as family74014
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    AubreyLaine
    July 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    I follow via FB
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      annaliz
      July 28, 2013 at 2:29 pm

      Hi Aubrey! and welcome to 2 sisters recipes! Thanks for entering! good luck!

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    Tricia @ Saving room for dessert
    July 26, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    I have always been a follower 🙂 Love this ice cream – but I guess chocolate would have to be my go-to flavor 🙂

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    Amanda Thomas
    July 27, 2013 at 12:38 am

    I follow via GFC and my favorite ice cream flavor is french vanilla.

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    Amanda Thomas
    July 27, 2013 at 12:41 am

    I follow you on Twitter @adianett.

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    Amanda Thomas
    July 27, 2013 at 12:43 am

    I follow you on Facebook. (thomas0503)

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      annaliz
      July 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm

      Hi Amanda! Welcome to 2 sisters recipes! We hope you enjoy your recipes! and good luck with our giveaway! I wish I had a gift card for everyone….

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    Carla
    July 28, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    Delicious and healthy ice cream? You bet I'll try it! I have many favorite ice cream flavors, but if I had to choose only one, it would be vanilla. It's neutral and almost anything can be mixed into it.

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    Auntiepatch
    July 28, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    Oh, I have to try this! My favorite is Rocky Road; I know how boring…..

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    Auntiepatch
    July 28, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    I am a follower on Facebook as Karen Anderson.

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    SavoringTime in the Kitchen
    July 28, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    I don't own a Vitamix but I love my ice cream maker! My favorite flavor is rich, dark chocolate ice cream.

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    SavoringTime in the Kitchen
    July 28, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    I liked you on Facebook 😉

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    SavoringTime in the Kitchen
    July 28, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    I follow you on Twitter, too.

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    Joanne
    July 29, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    I am a HUGE pistachio lover and I adore how easy/healthy this is! Totally getting it into my life.

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    Barbara Bakes
    July 29, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    I haven't eaten nearly enough ice cream this month. I like you on Facebook.

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    Marin mama cooks
    July 29, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    Wow, this ice cream looks very interesting, and I love the fact that it can be made and eaten right away. it's like a smoothie in that sense. I made a batch of chocolate ice cream with Oreos yesterday that we had to freeze for 3-4 hours and it was so hard waiting. My kids would prefer an ice cream that they could dig their paws into right away.
    I already follow you gals via email because that is where I follow all my favorite blogs. I like the email route! I'm going to like you on facebook as well. I'm never on twitter and actually don't get really get twitter. To me it's like texting to strangers and who knows who sees your tweet when there are 12,000 other tweets going on at the same time. It's mind boggling.
    BTW, I LOVE my vitamix and I use it for everything and at least once or twice a day. It's the best for pureeing soups!
    Ok, my favorite ice cream hands down is chocolate.

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    Marin mama cooks
    July 29, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    BTW, you guys should get on Instagram. That is my favorite of form social media and it's so interactive. Let me know if you set up an account. It's the new facebook and twitter combined! I'm Marin mama cooks on there. xoxo, Jackie

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      annaliz
      July 30, 2013 at 2:21 pm

      Hey Jackie, thanks..that is so sweet of you! I need to pin down one of my teens to help me with the Instagram thing. Hopefully soon! I am positive next year will pop up some other jigamaru media thing to keep us even more busy. right? xxoo Anna

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    rachel
    July 31, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    Vienna Mocha Chunk!

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    Roz Corieri Paige
    July 31, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    Mmmmm, what a delicious ice cream recipe Anna and Liz! So much healthier too . . . such a PLUS! Yes, giveaways are super-fun and yours is very generous! I follow you through email, and I'll comment again for the other venues that I now follow you as well!

    Thanks so much!
    xox
    Roz

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    Roz Corieri Paige
    July 31, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    I follow you on Facebook already. YAY!

    Roz

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    Roz Corieri Paige
    July 31, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    I now follow you on Twitter and am glad you provided me your Twitter address to follow!

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    Elena
    July 31, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    My favorite flavor is coconut

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    Elena
    July 31, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    I like you on Facebook as Elena Istomina

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    Elena
    July 31, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    Follow you on Twitter @ElenaIstomina

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      annaliz
      August 3, 2013 at 5:21 pm

      Thank you Elena! And welcome to our blog! We hope you enjoy our recipes! And Good Luck in the drawing!

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    Dee
    August 2, 2013 at 6:24 am

    Thank you for the chance! I follow you via gfc as Dee and my favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip! 🙂

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

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    Dee
    August 2, 2013 at 6:25 am

    I like you on fb as Dee G.

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    Dee
    August 2, 2013 at 6:26 am

    I follow you on twitter as @deegee13. Thanks again! Craving a bowl of ice cream now! 🙂

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

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      annaliz
      August 3, 2013 at 5:22 pm

      HI Dee! Thank you and Welcome to 2 sisters recipes! We only we wish we had a gift card for everyone! Good Luck in the drawing!

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    kolpin
    August 7, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    my favorite ice cream has to be birthday cake flavored! but I always love trying new exotic ones!

    gfc follower kolpin

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    kolpin
    August 7, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    Twitter follower @kolpin4680

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    kolpin
    August 7, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    i like you on FB as Daniel Budsy

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      annaliz
      August 8, 2013 at 2:49 am

      Hey Daniel! Thank you and Welcome to 2 sisters recipes! Thank you for visiting our site! We look forward to seeing you again!

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