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Conscious Cooking: Hibiscus Granita Recipe. A few years ago, in early spring, I was making my way out of hibernation and decided that a fancy brunch with my husband would help kick-start the transformation process.

Conscious Cooking: Hibiscus Granita Recipe

We didn’t hold back and ordered almost everything on the shared plates menu because, why not? As a large cheeseboard made its way to our table, I caught the scent of a floral, fruity and oddly familiar accoutrement. I discovered that it was preserved prune, but instead of a sticky, heavy sweetness, this prune was sophisticated. It knew what it was doing on that cheeseboard and whoever in the kitchen of that charming eatery came up with the idea of preserving a prune in something other than plain simple syrup was a genius.

After our meal, we went straight to the market and picked up a bag of dried prunes. Making the Most out of Hibiscus. HIBISCUS WATERMELON GRANITA WITH GINGER & LIME. Golden Milk Ice Cream. Vegan Mint Chip Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker. Avocado naturally gives a nice flavor to mint ice cream, and a handful of chocolate chips makes this ice cream even more fun to eat.

Vegan Mint Chip Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

Avocado Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 2 (14-ounce/400-ml) cans full-fat coconut milk (refrigerated overnight) 2 ripe avocados, peeled and diced 5 to 7 tablespoons rice syrup or other sweetener 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 large handful of fresh mint leaves ¼ cup (60ml) raw cacao nibs (or unsweetened chocolate chips or grated raw chocolate) Preparation Open the coconut milk cans and scoop the thick white cream into a blender.

Strawberry “Buttermilk” Sherbet. BY: michelle This recipe is from The New Milks ($17; Atria Books) by Dina Cheney.

Strawberry “Buttermilk” Sherbet

Ingredients 1 cup plain unsweetened coconut milk beverage (not canned) 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 3 cups hulled strawberries (about 22 ounces) ¾ cup agave nectar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon kosher salt In a small bowl, stir together coconut milk and vinegar, and let sit for 10 minutes. Pour into the food processor, and add the remaining ingredients. Note: Mint Chocolate Chip Cado Cream (Avocado Ice Cream)

This delicious sweet potato black bean dip is loaded with flavor and perfect served with tortilla chips, as a side or as a topping for salads and tacos.

Mint Chocolate Chip Cado Cream (Avocado Ice Cream)

Recipe from Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. Vegan Basil Matcha Ice Cream. Please allow me to get something off my chest: it is absolutely miserable in Seattle right now.

Vegan Basil Matcha Ice Cream

Vegan peanut butter caramel sundae with raw vanilla cake crumbles from “N’ICE CREAM” » The First Mess // Plant-Based Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright. Pin it!

vegan peanut butter caramel sundae with raw vanilla cake crumbles from “N’ICE CREAM” » The First Mess // Plant-Based Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright

Pin it! Did everyone have a great holiday weekend? Ours was totally relaxed and just right. Lots of vegetables and watermelon in the mix, and just a smidgin’ of gettin’er done in terms of outside work. We generally have to stay home on “fireworks holiday” nights because our dog is terrified of them, so this comic rings especially true. Coconut blue-barb ice cream (dairy free) — dolly and oatmeal. It's a quick one today, as i've been working on a little side project that's been keeping me up at night and keeping me super busy during the day. also, my brother flew in this past weekend to surprise my parents for birthday and father's day celebrations; so, it was an awesome, laugh-filled, food-filled, party-filled weekend and i'm still trying to catch up on some zzzzz's. life has been feeling full as ever these past few months and while i'm happy to be a busy bee, i'm also looking forward to taking some much needed time this summer to chill out and be a little more zen. in the spirit of chilling out, we're talking about this coconut blue-barb ice cream today. ok, rhubarb season is totally coming to an end, so i thought i would sneak one more blue-barb recipe in before we say adios to those beautiful pink stalks!

coconut blue-barb ice cream (dairy free) — dolly and oatmeal

Rhubarb ice cream with pistachio chunks. I don't like things that are complicated.

rhubarb ice cream with pistachio chunks

I especially don't like complicated recipes. I like things that are easy, intuitive, and make sense. I'm not lazy, I just like to keep things simple. Ice cream is simple. I know, it may seem like a daunting task, but trust me, it is not. Boozy Roasted Cherry Dark Chocolate Chunk Coconut Milk Ice Cream (vegan) Roasted cherry ice cream.

Boozy Roasted Cherry Dark Chocolate Chunk Coconut Milk Ice Cream (vegan)

Plus booze. Plus chocolate. Plus a giveaway!! Orange-Fennel Semifreddo with Spicy Chocolate Bits & Almond Streusel. The past week has been filled with a flurry of activity.

Orange-Fennel Semifreddo with Spicy Chocolate Bits & Almond Streusel

Organizing, coordinating, writing, cooking, shooting, repeat. I've been spending these toasty summer nights relaxing with either a popsicle, cocktail, or mircrobrew in hand to help wind down after the long days (and I mean long, the sun doesn't set around here until about 9:30!) I'd be hard-pressed to find something that goes down as a smooth as a creamy wheat beer on these hot and balmy evenings, and luckily Portland has plenty of those in ready supply. Healthy Blender Ice Cream Recipes. This chocolate ready-to-serve treat is made out of a banana base (not cream), so there’s no guilt. Top with mini chocolate chips for a sundae spin. SERVINGS: 3 to 4 / MAKES: 3 cups / 1½ pints ½ c plain Greek yogurt 4 frozen bananas ¼ c maple syrup ⅓ c cocoa powder 2 Tbsp natural peanut butter 1. COMBINE first 4 ingredients in a blender and blend until thick and creamy. 2.

TURMERIC & CANDIED GINGER ICE CREAM (Dairy-free) — SK. The Bojon Gourmet. Papaya-Lime Sorbet Recipe. Cognac Ice Cream from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams: The Sexy Ice Cream (For Valentine’s Day) The Bojon Gourmet. The Bojon Gourmet: Pumpkin Ice Cream. What's the antidote for when the Indian Summer Blues encroach upon the Pumpkin Dessert Window? Pumpkin Ice Cream, of course! Pumpkin ice cream conveys all the toasty flavors of pumpkin pie in a chilly ice cream, which refreshes on the warmest Indian Summer day. But creating a pumpkin ice cream which is smooth in texture, but still orange in color and pumpkin-y in flavor, can be difficult, as the starch and water in pumpkin can give the ice cream a pasty and/or icy consistency. Getting the balance of spices right can pose a challenge, too.

I tried making pumpkin ice cream several years ago, but, sadly, never got to taste the end result. Pistachio Gelato (Dairy Free, Cane Sugar Free & Vegan), doTerra, lime, essential oil, recipe, cooking. I remember the first time I discovered gelato. I was on a road trip in college with my best friend and we were headed back to Boulder, CO from Moab, UT. We stopped in Glenwood Springs to hit up the hot springs after a camping and hiking weekend. My friend mentioned we should check out the Gelato store on the corner. Everybody's Doing The Luca-Motion Ice Cream - Making Love in the Kitchen. 1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 1 1 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 1 Flares × We’re Raw Food Powering this Saturday And Meal Prep Made Easying on Sunday. A weekend of fun. Come play! The February CNE Intensive is fast a filling. You in? Apple Spice Sorbet.

Before I begin, I just want to say how incredibly touched I was by your comments from the last post. It feels really amazing being supported by so many friends out there that I haven’t even met. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for embracing my humanness. It also sounds like many of you were relieved to hear my story – that I am not in fact, the perfect person you thought I was – so I suppose that bit of honesty went a long way. It made me realize that we need to remember we are all just people on a journey, and the more authentic we can be with one another, the better off we all are. I know after sharing what I did, I feel allowed to be authentically me in this space, and that is pretty darn special.

So with your support, I got back on the kitchen horse again. This sorbet, on the other hand, is light, refreshing, and the perfect way to welcome the fall season. How do ya like them Apples? But are apples all they are cracked up to be? Fresh ruby red grapefruit sherbet. Ahhh, the middle of February. The winter is really dragging on, and we’ve got at least 5 or 6 more weeks until the first spring chives and greens start popping up. Spinach Ice Cream?? - Chocolate Covered Katie. Brownie Espresso Ice Cream Cake.