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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana “Ice Cream”

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream
Hubby surprised me with a new Blendtec blender for my birthday, how exciting!  I complained recently about how our blender was not working well at all. It’s been going downhill for a while now and anytime I added frozen fruit to a yogurt smoothie for the boys it hardly moved or crushed a thing.

I wanted a Blendtec but couldn’t bring myself to spend that kind of money on a blender so I added a simpler blender to my Amazon wish list, one that had good reviews for ice crushing. Imagine my shock when I opened the Blendtec. Even more shock when I opened my gift from my sister in law and nieces, the blender I had on my list! Continue reading

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate and Almonds

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate and Almonds
Last year I received an ice cream machine as a gift, yet somehow I only used it once. It was time to change things and delve into the world of homemade ice cream. Since we recently went to our favorite ice cream shop up in the mountains I decided to make a flavor similar to one I enjoy there.

This is a wonderfully coconut filled ice cream with dark chocolate and almonds. Somehow many of my recipes seem to contain coconut, odd since I could not stand it growing up! I can’t recall when I began to like coconut, but there is clearly no stopping me now! Continue reading