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5 Decadent Vegan Desserts

One common misconception about a vegan diet is that it's about depriving yourself. This doesn't have to be true at all! It's easy as (vegan) pie to whip up cruelty-free desserts that even your omniv…

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Local Organic Ice Cream and Non-Dairy Desserts

I had dinner with a friend last night who is vegan. I'm always impressed and slightly in awe of those who can maintain such a strict diet. I asked him how he does it and he replied with one word, "Pra…

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Bowl of the Boob: Want Some Breast Milk Ice Cream?

The virtues of breast milk cannot be sung enough. Pediatricians and Lactivists alike have sounded the rallying cry for more breastfeeding and more time spent doing it (no less than 6 months of breastf…

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How to Make Snow Ice Cream (Video)

We have had a lot of snow in Manhattan this year and we even had an actual snow day! My two kids Pilar (age 7) and Biúlu (age 3) were delighted. We decided to make snow ice cream! My mother used to ea…

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Chocolate Milk Float

This one was Eve’s idea. I actually was out of float ideas, trying to think what is seasonal and fitting for January—when, I am sorry people, there is NOTHING, nothing, that is in season. (And I don’t…

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Everything You Think You Know About “Natural Food” is Wrong

Last month, the ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's seemingly took a fall from grace. Long regarded as a progressive ice cream producer and a lover of social advocacy and jam bands (as if they had an option…

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5-Minute Dairy-Free Ice Cream

This is the fastest, easiest, and most nutritious ice cream you can make.  What's more, not only does it taste great, you don't need an ice cream machine to make this yummy treat.  As long as you have…

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Oh La La: Chocolat! with Brigitte Mars

The genus name of chocolate, Theobroma derives from the Greek theos, "god," and "broma," "food," thus meaning "food of the gods." The common name chocolate derives from an Aztec name for this plant,…

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Just Desserts: HFCS Redux and Why Obesity is Just So Delicious

Children love ice cream like cats love string, and like mold loves bread. And I was no exception growing up in sunny southern California. My sisters and I would ceaselessly nag, beg, and pester my fa…

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Raw Vegan Almond Gelato

Is there anything better than cool ice cream on a hot day? How about cool ice cream that is oozing with healthy ingredients, and animal-friendly as well? This almond gelato from Everyday Raw (Gibbs Sm…

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