Chocolate Pistachio Ice Cream in a blue cup.

Chocolate Pistachio Chip Nice Cream

A healthier twist on traditional pistachio ice cream. Made with frozen bananas this "nice" cream is lower in fat and calories.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 173 kcal
Author Jennifer Pullman


  • 1/2 cup coconut milk beverage
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped Wonderful Pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips more to sprinkle on top if desired


  1. In a blender combine coconut milk, bananas, cocoa powder, and maple syrup.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Stir in 1/2-3/4 pistachios and chocolate chips.
  4. Place "nice" cream into the freezer for about 1 hour to set.
  5. Add leftover pistachios and extra chocolate chips as a topping if desired before serving.
  6. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Pistachio Chip Nice Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 cup)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 68
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.5g12%
Saturated Fat 2.6g16%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1g
Cholesterol 42.7mg14%
Sodium 42.7mg2%
Carbohydrates 26.4g9%
Fiber 3.2g13%
Sugar 14.2g16%
Protein 3.3g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.