Recipe: Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free)
(Low Carb Keto Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Egg-Free Corn-Free Soy-Free Sugar-Free for Diabetic Vegan Paleo Keto & Candida Diets)
Keto Coconut Ice Cream: A Summer Delight!
Beat the heat with Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free) for a cold, sweet, guilt-free dessert. As the temperatures escalate, it’s hard to resist the smooth, creamy coldness of ice cream. This recipe was inspired by my niece’s homemade ice cream school project. The recipe provided was full of her allergies and I thought if we could share a vegan version, we could spread the health. The problem lies in the many food allergies commonly found in most store bought ice creams. Typical ingredients in ice cream make it an allergy, sugar & preservative nightmare.
Keto Coconut Ice Cream: The Horrors of Store Bought
Store bought ice cream ingredients include milk, sugar, corn syrup, cream, cacao, whey, mono and diglycerides, carob bean gum, guar gum, carrageenan, natural flavour, annatto (for colour), vitamin A palmitate & tara gum. This means it may contain allergens such as dairy, egg, sugar cane, cacao (chocolate), legumes (soy family), corn, gluten & unknown unregulated chemicals (natural flavour).
Keto Coconut Ice Cream: The Cold Creaminess Without Carbs
I chose coconut milk to make this ice cream instead of other homemade recipes using bananas, cashews, avocado or almond milk as they contain potential allergens, more carbs and tend not have the true ice cream taste & texture. The few ingredients within Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free) make it a simple, healthy & elegant dessert.
Keto Coconut Ice Cream: No Allergens & No Carbs
Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free) is ideal for those looking for a cool, creamy treat without the sugar, chemicals & allergens, while Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Sugar-Free, Corn-Free, suitable even for those following Paleo, Keto, Vegan & Grain-Free Diets. Coconut ice cream has an incredibly delectable flavour, while being so healthy when homemade in a nutritional way.
Coconut’s Bad Reputation
Historically, Coconut had a poor reputation as a saturated fat that clogs arteries & increases cholesterol. Recently, dramatic media hyperbole has fuelled the fire of these rumours. However, these health concerns are due to hydrogenated coconut oil such as that used in processed foods, such as pastries, desserts & baked goods. Research has these hydrogenated saturated fats linked to obesity, high blood pressure, heart attack & stroke.
Coconut’s Healthful Truth
Conversely, raw, organic coconut has many superfood benefits. Coconut meat is a source of protein, healthy fats, fibre plus various vitamins & minerals including calcium, potassium and other electrolytes. Coconut has the best oil (MCTs) for weight & fat loss. The medium chain fats (MCTs) in coconut are metabolized differently in the body, improving metabolism, fat burning, promote loss of belly fat while improving calorie burning and calorie reduction through fullness.
Coconut For Weight Loss & Brain Food
Coconut contains medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) which digest quickly, don’t require digestive enzymes, absorb easily and go to the liver to make ketones. Ketones suppress the hunger hormone ghrelin, increasing fullness. MCTs are easily accessible for energy as they are not stored as fat. They also supply the brain with energy which is why coconut oil has been linked with improving Alzheimer’s disease (Newport et al 2014).
Proven Health Benefits of Raw, Organic Coconut:
- Alzheimer’s Disease: neurodegeneration, improving memory & brain function
- Cancer Prevention: ketones starve cancer, MCTs kill H.pylori bacteria, lowers free radicals, anti-aging & prevents degenerative diseases
- Diabetes: affects insulin hormone levels for energy & preventing fat gain
- Energy & Metabolism: MCT go to the liver to make ketones for energy & are not stored as fat (helps ketosis)
- Hair & Skin: improves health & texture of skin & hair, moisturizes, reduces inflammation
- Heart Health: improves HDL “good” cholesterol, reduces risk heart disease
- Immunity: lauric acid is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal (candida/yeast Infections), anti-parasitic & anti-viral
- Inflammation & Arthritis
- Kidney & Bladder: reduces bladder infections, prevents kidney disease
- Leaky Gut: improves digestion & absorption of vitamins, minerals & nutrients
- Liver Protective
- Thyroid: supports thyroid levels & function
- Weight & Metabolism: stimulates metabolism, fat burning, calorie utilization, loss of belly fat & improved calorie burning & calorie reduction through fullness
Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free) is a recipe for a homemade cool & creamy dessert without the chemicals & allergens typically found in store-bought ice creams. Yet still Keto & Low Carb, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Sugar-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free & Corn-Free ideal for Diabetic, Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo, Keto & Candida Diets.
Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free)
Serving: ~ 4 cups total / 8 servings of Keto Coconut Ice Cream (½ cup per serving)
¼ cup 25 g Organic Shredded Coconut Unsweetened Let’s Do Organic Brand (AVOID Sulphites)
2 cans 800 mL Organic Coconut Cream Earth’s Choice Brand (AVOID if Allergic to LEGUMES as Guar Gum)
2 cans 800 mL Organic Coconut Milk Earth’s Choice Brand GUAR GUM FREE: Use if Allergic to LEGUMES
¼ teaspoon 1.25 g Himalayan Sea Salt
1 teaspoon 5 g Organic Ground Vanilla Organic Traditions Brand
1 pod Organic Vanilla Bean, Split & Scraped
½ cup 100 g Organic Coconut Sugar (AVOID on Low Carb, Diabetic, Paleo, Keto & Candida Diets)
⅔ cup 65 g Xylitol Xyla or Sweet Trading Brands Only Hardwood Birch Source; Other Brands made from Corn (For Low Carb, Paleo, Keto, Candida & Diabetic Diets)
¼ teaspoon Organic Green Stevia Organic Traditions Brand to taste (For Low Carb, Keto, Candida & Diabetic Diets)
Liquid / Powdered Flavour Ingredients to Add into Vitamix mixture:
- Rosewater 3 tablespoons
- Peppermint Essential Oils 4 – 6 drops
- Saffron ½ teaspoon ground
- Spices: Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cardamom ½ – 1 teaspoon
Solid Flavour Ingredients to Add into Ice Cream Maker 5 minutes Before Ice Cream Maker Completed:
- Cacao Nibs ½ cup
- Almonds / Pecans / Walnuts / Pistachios / Macadamia ½ cup
- Baking Chocolate Zimt Brand ½ cup
- Dr. Jiwani’s Dark Chocolate Recipe ½ cup
Instructions for Keto Coconut Ice Cream (Low Carb Vegan Dairy-Free)
Grind Xylitol or Coconut Sugar with a Coffee Grinder or NutriBullet into a super fine, icing sugar-like consistency.
Combine & Blend all ingredients in Vitamix until completely smooth (except for Solid Favour Ingredients)
Refrigerate mixture for 2 – 3 hours
Make ice cream in a few different ways:
- Pour cold mixture into Ice Cream Maker Cuisinart Brand —> Run for 45 minutes
- Pour cold mixture into small portion size Glass Containers for individual servings
- Pour cold mixture into popsicle molds
- Pour cold mixture into chocolate molds for fun shapes
Freeze ice cream for at least 3 hours
Remove from freezer for 5 – 15 minutes before serving depending on the size of serving (smaller portions thaw faster)
For Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream: DIP each frozen ice cream piece into Dr. Jiwani’s Dark Chocolate
For Chocolate Sauce: Pour melted chocolate sauce onto ice cream
For Chocolate Chunks: Make Dr. Jiwani’s Dark Chocolate and chop into chunks and sprinkle on top
For Delectable Desserts: Serve with Dr. Jiwani’s Fudge Brownies
Dr. Jiwani’s Keto Chocolate Fudge (Low Carb Dairy-Free)
Approximate Nutrition Per Serving Keto Coconut Ice Cream (½ cup) based on 8 servings of Ice Cream:
Calories 218 Using Xylitol
Calories 262 Using Coconut Nectar
Protein 2 g
Net Carbs 3.5 g Using Xylitol
Net Carbs 15.5 g Using Coconut Sugar
Fat 23 g
Fiber 16 g Using Xylitol
Fiber 0.5 g Using Coconut Sugar
I always make extra and freeze the remaining in Glass Lock Containers to ration the family.
AVOID PLASTIC due to cancer causing & hormone disrupting chemicals
Please avoid your specific food allergies. This recipe is allergy-free for some as above, when the correct ingredients are used as per the recipe above.
Enjoy the cool, creamy delectable taste of Keto Coconut Ice Cream without the guilt, while staying healthy & lean.
For a Healthy, Low Carb, Allergy-Free Holiday Feast serve:
(It’s a Paleo Keto Vegan Low Carb Gluten-Free Grain-Free Egg-Free Dairy-Free Corn-Free Soy-Free Sugar-Free Festive Spread)
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