Blueberries are a popular favorite among babies and toddlers alike. They are sweet, easy to serve and so healthy for babies. One of the ways you can offer blueberries to a baby can be in this blueberry ice cream form.
I served this to my son as a teething food or at times as a quick low-prep snack. He absolutely loves this homemade blueberry ice cream and asks for it often when he is in the mood for something cold.
The recipe for this blueberry ice cream for babies is specially designed to be easy, dairy-free, and hassle-free. You won’t believe how good it tastes even with no milk or cream in it.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLUEBERRY ICE CREAM
Blueberries are antioxidant-rich foods that protect the body from free radical damage.
They are good for brain functioning and memory.
Eating blueberries regularly can reduce oxidative stress and damage to brain cells helping preserve brain function.
Blueberries also contain certain B vitamins, manganese, and copper, all of which are important for growing children.
Let us look at this quick and easy blueberry ice cream recipe for kids
HOMEMADE BLUEBERRY ICE CREAM FOR BABIES, TODDLERS AND OLDER KIDS
This is a quick and healthy blueberry ice cream for babies, toddlers, and older kids. Contains no dairy, and no added sugars and is packed with all the goodness of blueberries.
The rich color and creamy texture make it a decadent dessert or snack option that kids of all ages can enjoy.
For more healthy sweet treats for kids check this post of mine.
Blueberry Ice cream For Babies, Toddlers And Older Kids
- 2 frozen bananas
- 1/3 cup blueberries
- 2-3 tbsp soy milk
- Peel bananas, cut them into 1-inch pieces, and freeze them in ziplock bags.
- Once the bananas are frozen add the bananas, blueberries, and a splash of soy milk in the blender and blitz.
- Depending on the strength of your blender, you may need to stop intermittantly between blending, open the blender, mix the ice cream to allow for even consistency to form.
- Keep blending until ice cream consistency is achieved.
- For older kids, you can add a teaspoon of maple syrup or honey for sweetness.
Try this homemade blueberry ice cream for babies and toddlers and tell me how your child likes it. Don’t forget to leave a rating on the recipe, your experience trying the recipe can help other parents too.
Related reading: Blueberry muffins for toddlers and older kids.
For more quick and easy baby food recipes check the recipes section of this blog.
Until next time!