Breyer's ice cream and marketing team has long maintained it's standing as one of the few "all natural" ice creams available to the masses. They proudly touted an ingredient's label that only contained a few ingredients such as cream, sugar, and eggs. However, that is all swiftly changing. The Breyer's brand will no longer be able to claim it's all natural standing. In fact, they have changed their design so much that the product cannot even be called ice cream anymore. Frozen Dairy ... Continue Reading
Breyer’s will now be selling their key flavors as “frozen dairy dessert” instead of ice cream.
Transform three summer fruits – bananas, blueberries and watermelon – into three cool, sweet treats, perfect for a hot summer day.
It's summer, and what better way to cool off than with a frozen treat? This summer forget buying an ice cream machine or expensive store-bought ice cream with unwanted additives and preservatives. All you need is a food processor and just a few fresh ingredients to make these super simple ice cream recipes. Transform three summer fruits – bananas, blueberries and watermelon – into three cool, sweet treats, perfect for a hot summer day. Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Blueberries are brimming ... Continue Reading
The mulberry is chock full of nutrients and perfect for a spring smoothie.
The Mulberry is one of the most overlooked and abundant berries of them all. Spring heralds in those ambitious blackberry and blueberry harvesters, but it is also a time to look out for the mulberries which will be in peak ripeness. Red Mulberry trees are the ones that you will most likely encounter here in the US. A Mulberry is deep purple in color when at peak ripeness. A Red Mulberry tree has redish-brown bark, can grow upwards of 60 feet tall, and will have numerous dark purple berries ... Continue Reading
Learn how to pick the best strawberries and then serve them up fresh in strawberry cupcakes and icing.
Spring showers bring May flowers but they also bring a tasty treat with them: strawberries. Strawberries are great to eat on their own, but also make a great addition to some popular dessert recipes. But, first things first, what do you look for when choosing the perfect strawberry? Strawberries can be purchased year round, but purchasing them when they are in season locally gives you the freshest possible fruit. Strawberries are in-season from April to June, so get your strawberry fix ... Continue Reading
Make homemade whipped cream using a hand mixer, stand mixer, or by hand.
Who doesn't love dessert? I am a baker and am constantly looking for new ways to take my desserts over-the-top. I have found the key to turning an okay dessert into an exceptionally tasty treat: homemade whipped cream. Adding a dollop of homemade whipped cream to a dessert can make it all the more mouth watering. Homemade whipped cream is so simple to make and puts CoolWhip to shame. Another plus is it is naturally gluten-free, so if you are on a gluten-free diet you can whip away. Here is my ... Continue Reading
Pregnancy cravings? Opt for a healthy weight gain with these nutritious snacks.
Pregnant, again. It really amazes me what women go through to have children. It is very easy to forget about all the negative things in pregnancy once you hold your baby for the first time. This was the case for me, at least.This being my second pregnancy, I am yet again reminded how long 9 months really lasts. I have dealt with morning sickness, fatigue, round ligament pain, ovarian cysts, and more recently heartburn, constipation, and sleepless nights. I've also noticed that my baby bump ... Continue Reading
Three easy to make Valentine’s desserts for a night in.
Instead of a night out on Valentine’s Day you and your honey are planning on avoiding the crammed restaurants and having a quiet evening at home. Dinner is all planned, but what about dessert? Instead of buying something ready-made, why not make something that lets you put a little love into it. Here are a few easy desserts will impress even the hardest to please palates: The Pie’s the Limit. Nothing beats a freshly-baked pie for dessert. But if making pastry is too intimidating, try a ... Continue Reading
Sweet treats for you next classroom birthday party – without the cupcake and cake.
Sending a birthday treat into the classroom each year for my kids has always been a challenge. Classroom rules have changed and many schools do not want you to send in cupcakes or sweets. I guess the teachers got sick of dealing with all the kids on a sugar high. I just don’t understand. Seriously, I do not blame them in the slightest; I wouldn’t want to be in their shoes either. But they took the easiest solution away from us moms, so what now? Kids are picky and you want to appeal to the ... Continue Reading