Kefir Ice Cream: Dessert For Your Gut!


Nov 2014

Kefir Ice Cream: Dessert For Your Gut!

Posted by Amanda Herries

If your digestion is not up to par, you are not alone — up to 70 million people are affected by digestive diseases. And that doesn’t count people who experience digestive disruptions like gas, bloating, or constipation who do not report it to their doctors. Did you know that these digestive disturbances can lead to further health complications down the line that have nothing to do with your digestion?

To rebalance your gut and get your health back on track, you will want to replenish your good bacteria. One of the best ways to do that is to eat fermented foods every day.

This Kefir Ice Cream recipe is one of our favorites. It’s a great way to have a sweet treat and balance your gut at the same time. You can’t get that with a pint of ice cream from your local grocer.

Kefir Ice Cream

15 minutes to prepare, 1 hour to chill

Serves 12 (1 ½ quarts ice cream)


  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup lo han (monk fruit) sweetener or ¾ teaspoon stevia liquid (flavored, if desired)
  • 2 cups kefir
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or kefir cream made with heavy cream)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • For chocolate: 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • For strawberry: 1 cup crushed strawberries


  1. Beat the eggs well and add the sweetener. Blend in the kefir, cream, and vanilla.
  2. Add the cocoa powder or strawberries, if desired.
  3. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions to make the ice cream. Place in the freezer to harden.

Check out The Skinny Gut Diet for more great recipes!

Note: This recipe contains raw eggs. Please be cautious when consuming raw eggs, as many eggs are contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

Thanks to The Skinny Gut Diet for this Fantastic recipe

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