Cool mint skinny chocolate ice cream

By August 31, 2015Recipes

Skinny ice cream? Hard to believe, we know. Here’s the secret: coconut milk! Get all the chocolate-y goodness and coolness of mint with this delicious recipe.

Servings: 6


  • 1 frozen medium banana
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp dark chocolate (chips or cacao nibs)
  • 1/2 Tbsp peppermint extract
  • 1 cup coconut milk, chilled in the fridge for 3 hours
  • 2 cups ice


  1. Place all the ingredients (except for the cacao nibs and peppermint extract) in a high-speed blender until thick and smooth.
  2. Add in the peppermint extract and mix until just combined.
  3. Add the cacao or dark chocolate chips last and fold through.
  4. Pour into container and leave to set in freezer.
  5. Let sit out of the freezer for 30 minutes before serving.

Recipe from Inspired, published online by Self Magazine.