March 06, 2020 1 min read

Did you know that you can blend frozen bananas into a rich and creamy ice cream texture? Best. Discovery. Ever. But let’s take that up a notch and combine it with another beloved dessert: red velvet cake. The good news is that this Red Velvet Nice Cream is made with nutritious ingredients to keep you and your heart healthy! Frozen bananas create a creamy and sweet base while heart-healthy beets give this treat its naturally bright color. Cacao powder adds a subtle chocolate flavor, which goes well with a hint of vanilla. The Red Velvet Nice Cream is so good, it’ll make your heart skip a beet! Pun intended.


  • 5 cup Beet, raw
  • Banana, frozen
  • 1/4 cup Applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp Cacao Powder
  • 1 tspVanilla Extract


Chop the frozen bananas into bite-sized pieces.
Add ingredients in the order listed and blend until smooth, about 30 to 60 seconds.
Serve with dark chocolate chips.

Nutritional information

Recipe: Make My Heart Beet Red Velvet Nice Cream

Serving in this recipe: 1

Calories: 557.2
Total Fat: 3.3 g 5.1%
Saturated Fat: 1.4 g 6.8%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 533.9 mg 22.2%
Total Carbs: 123.5 g 41.2%
Dietary Fiber: 29.4 g 117.8%
Sugar: 75.5 g  
Protein: 17 g 33.9%
Vitamin A: 1.3% Vitamin C: 84.1%
Calcium: 15.4% Iron: 44.4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.