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Healthy Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Recipe (No Ice Cream Maker)

This Healthy Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Recipe uses frozen cherries as the base with a touch of cream cheese and a bit of dark chocolate.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 225kcal
Author Faith Gorsky


  • 1 1/4 cups sweet red cherries pitted, de-stemmed, and frozen (store-bought frozen cherries are also fine)
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1g packet stevia
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sugar-free dark chocolate see Note


  • Add all ingredients except the chocolate to a high-speed blender and process until smooth and creamy, tamping down the ingredients as necessary. Stir in the chopped chocolate.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with a cherry.


Net Carbs: 6.5g per serving (1/2 of recipe)
Chocolate: I used 1 (10g) bar of Chocoperfection Sugar Free Dark Chocolate.


Serving: 0.5of recipe | Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 230mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 0.8mg