Tag: ice cream

Vegan Peppermint-Cookie Ice Cream

by in The Veggie Table, December 21, 2013

‘Tis the season for all things peppermint! This festive vegan ice cream is rich and creamy (thanks to coconut milk) yet refreshingly cool from the pop of peppermint.

How to Pick a Healthy Frozen Treat

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, July 8, 2013

Nobody loves a good frozen treat more than I do, which is why it bugs me when I see store shelves overflowing with “diet” offerings that fool folks into thinking they’re better than good old ice cream. The next time you’ve got a hankering for a frozen treat, here are some useful tips. Low-Fat IceRead more

One-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, August 19, 2011

There’s been quite a buzz over this frozen treat, so we tried our hand at the one-ingredient wonder – homemade banana “ice cream.” Go Bananas Banana muffins and banana bread are classic go-to recipes for over-ripe bananas, but there are some cooler options. When you’ve got more bananas than you know what to do with,Read more

Healthy Swaps: Ice Cream Toppings

by in Healthy Tips, June 25, 2011

Hitting up the local ice cream shop or freezer section to beat the heat? As if ice cream wasn’t enough of a treat, you have a rainbow of toppers to choose from. Ice cream lovers tend to forget that these colorful confections can pile up the calories and fat. Consider our tips before making yourRead more

Reading List: Fat Blasters Approved, POM’s Questionable Claims & Lunchboxes, Exposed

by in Food News, October 1, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Ben & Jerry’s drops “natural,” study finds children don’t drink enough fluids and fat blasters approved by the FDA

Quick Weeknight Desserts

by in Healthy Recipes, September 28, 2010

A few nights a week you want a sweet treat but don’t want the calories or time commitment to get out of control. We’ve got 5 dessert recipes that are just what you’re looking for.

Order This, Not That: Dairy Queen

by in Dining Out, August 12, 2010

I remember back when DQ only had vanilla and chocolate soft serve, and maybe a few sundaes to choose from. Nowadays the menu is bursting with all kinds of frozen concoctions. We scanned the options for the best (an worst) offerings.