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Banana Ice Cream with Toasted Walnuts and Chocolate Swirl (dairy free)

This is my dairy-free and no-refined-sugar version of my favorite Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor.  I don’t want to get into any copyright infringement issues, so let’s just call this Obese Chimpanzee ice cream.  It’s a banana ice cream base, swirled with toasted walnuts and chocolate.  It is irresistible.  I melted the chocolate with […]

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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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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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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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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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