Mango Blueberry Parfait

It is a hot, hot summer, and I take any opportunity I have to whip up a  refreshing, frozen dessert.    This is my new favorite summer toy, the Dessert Bullet, (link in Resources) and it allows me to freeze any kind of fruit, and make a delicious, nutritious dessert in minutes.  Today, I used 2 cups of frozen mango, 1 cup of frozen blueberries to make the parfait, and then topped it with 1 banana, toasted coconut, pomegranate seeds and dried mulberries.  It has no added sugar, color, preservatives or additives, so even though this is totally decadent,  you can feel good about eating it or making it for the kids.  Enjoy!

For another variation, try the Banana Blueberry Nicecream Sundae.

Banana Blueberry NiceCream Sundae

Banana Blueberry Nicecream Sundae.  Yes, hot summer days call for ice cream, but for vegans, gluten and dairy free peeps, the challenge lies in finding great ice cream that is totally satisfying, and yet healthy. The good news is, it is no longer necessary to operate a complicated ice cream machine to have great dessert–I made this nicecream with the Dessert Bullet in five minutes.  With just frozen fruit, you can create a super healthy dessert without any added sugar, preservatives or chemicals. On a hot summer day, this gadget is a must!

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Acai Berrysicle

One word…summer!  Yes, it is hot, and a holiday weekend, and a frozen treat is just what you need.  This Acai Berrysicle is not just sugar water, but rather, packed with all the nutrients of the acai berry plus the added vitamins and antioxidants found in blackberries.  Three ingredients, freeze for 2 hours, and you will have this refreshing  Berrysicle cooling you in the best way.

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Banana Cacao Nice Cream With Cookie Dough Bites

In the mood for a sweet treat that is vegan, gluten free, dairy free and raw?  Banana cacao nice cream with cookie dough bites can be ready in just a few minutes if you think ahead and freeze the bananas.  Kid friendly and yum!

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Zoodles With Avocado Basil Pesto

I have to admit, whenever a get a new kitchen toy, I make all the things that I can with it. My newest gadget is the Veggie Bullet.  (Not sponsored, just use it and like it).  It makes zoodles, and more zoodles quickly, and as you know, zoodle gadgets aren’t always easy to use.  Using zucchini and yellow squash, I made this Zoodles With Avocado Basil Pesto dish for lunch.  The secret to the great flavor in this dish is the Pesto–see if you agree.

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