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Mango and Coconut Ice Blocks Recipe


Gluten-free and Vegan Mango and Coconut Ice Blocks Recipe

Credit: Lisa Guy

These delicious Mango and Coconut Ice Blocks make a healthy treat for the whole family. They are a nutritious alternative to sugar-laden store-bought varieties. Mangoes and bananas are great sources of vitamin C and fibre, which are important nutrients needed for a strong immune system and bowel health.

Makes: 6

Ingredients

Method

  • 1½ cups mango cubes
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • ½ cup dark chocolate squares
  • Handful almonds, roughly chopped
  1. Place mango, banana and coconut milk in blender and blend until well combined.
  2. Pour mixture into ice-block moulds and place in freezer for 3 hours, until set.
  3. Remove ice blocks from moulds, lay on tray lined with baking paper.
  4. Melt chocolate, then drizzle across ice blocks, then quickly sprinkle chopped almonds before chocolate sets.
  5. Keep in freezer until ready to eat.



 

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .