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Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

A friend has discovered that she cannot eat dairy, and coconut milk is a really excellent substitute for making ice cream.  It worked extremely well in this decadent peanut butter and chocolate concoction, which uses a little bit of cornstarch to thicken the coconut and keep it creamy.  For the chunky bits I used Justin’s […]

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Creamy Matcha Pops

Creamy Matcha Pops

This was a tough recipe to photograph because the metallic green of matcha is, shall we say, potentially unattractive.  Despite their looks, these are incredibly delicious–creamy and silky, with a lovely, tannic tea edge.  I was browsing my friend Erin’s blog, Peasant’s Feast, and admiring her refreshing-looking Godiva coffee ice pops.  I am not a […]

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Blueberry-Mint Paletas

Blueberry-Mint Paletas

We are getting ready to do an unexpected road trip so we are trying to use up all of our fresh produce as quickly as possible–not a hardship by any means, but we have a lot of it on hand in high summer.  This is a very healthy and incredibly simple little ice pop that […]

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Five Spice Fresh Fig Ice Cream

Five Spice Fresh Fig Ice Cream

We are entering into a scorching week on the Front Range, and all I can think about is ice cream and fresh fruit.  Together, alone, or in any combination.  This is also the fleeting season of fresh, Brown Turkey figs from California, and when we find them we buy them in large quantities and eat […]

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Easy Blueberry-White Chocolate Frozen Yogurt

Easy Blueberry-White Chocolate Frozen Yogurt

After a very cool, wet start to our summer, we are finally getting some of the more typical heat for the region.  I never need an excuse to eat either fresh blueberries or ice cream, but hot weather is certainly a great excuse for both.  If you want something sweet to beat the heat, try […]

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Roasted Pear Ice Cream

Super Easy Roasted Pear Ice Cream

Every Monday is a fun day in the kitchen, as it is the day we pick up our C.S.A. shares from Grant Family Farms.  I get a lot of pleasure out of seeing what’s in the box each week and then dreaming up something interesting to make.  Our fruit share has contained Bartlett pears the […]

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