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Toasted Coconut Snow Ice Cream

Toasted Coconut Snow Ice Cream (dairy free)

While many of you are no doubt tired of snow and are longing for spring, here in Colorado we have had another extremely dry winter, so our current snow “storm” is an incredible relief.  I put storm in quotes because I lived in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for a few years, and this doesn’t really rank […]

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Probiotic Ice Pops

Probiotic Pops

A couple of weeks ago I attended a blogger event sponsored by GoodBelly, a Boulder-based company that produces probiotic beverages.  We were served drinks made with some of their products–my favorite was the coconut water infused with cucumber and melon–and invited to take their “12 day challenge.”  I did not need to be sold on […]

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Greek Yogurt Pops with Cocoa and Honey

Greek Yogurt Pops with Cocoa and Honey

We have been enduring some record heat here along the Front Range, which inspired me to dust off the ice pop molds and freeze the ice cream making canister.  Since I am not doing any refined sugar–and I am trying to seriously limit all sugars–I went with a honey-sweetened yogurt base for this healthy version […]

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Incredibly Easy Chocolate-Banana Soft Serve

Incredibly Easy Chocolate-Banana Soft Serve

There have been a number of frozen banana “ice cream” recipes floating around the blogosphere of late, and I wanted to toss my personal favorite into the mix.  This is the easiest dessert you will ever make, and it has the added bonus that it does not require an ice cream maker.  Another bonus is […]

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Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl

Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl

It’s almost time to pack up the ice cream maker and start cranking up the oven, but I wanted to share this summer-to-fall transition ice cream that really does taste like carrot cake.  We got a bunch of beautifully sweet little carrots from the C.S.A., and carrot cake is Harrison’s favorite dessert, so…it seemed logical. […]

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Fresh Peach and Riesling Sorbet

Fresh Peach and Riesling Sorbet

During our annual Peachapalooza there were many splendid peach concoctions whipped up using the giant box of Western Slope peaches–the saffron-peach preserves were pretty outstanding, for one–but the easiest and most refreshing dish was this beautiful sorbet, made with fresh peach blended with agave and Flip Flop Riesling.  I received some sample wines from Flip […]

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