Frozen Treats From Your Kitchen

icycreamyAs the weather warms up we often turn to frozen beverages and treats to cool us down. If you miss the ice cream truck (or don’t have one nearby) why not try a new recipe from home? Check out these books for some tasty ideas:

Icy, Creamy, Healthy Sweet by Christine Chitnis – Collects 75 healthy dessert recipes such as dairy-free ice cream, popsicles, frozen yogurt, slushies, shakes, and vegan toppings.

Zero Belly Smoothies by David Zinczenko – Provides more than one hundred recipes for fruit and vegetable smoothies designed to boost metabolism, improve digestion, and promote weight loss in a fourteen-day eating plan.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts by Jeni Britton Bauer – This collection of recipes features original cakes, cookies, toppings, and other desserts that either incorporate, or are designed to be served with, ice cream including Cumin and Honey Butterscotch sauce, Salty Graham Gravel and Everything Bagel Gravel toppings.

The Art of Making Gelato by Morgan Morano – Shares easy-to-follow instructions for preparing 50 different authentic gelato and sorbetto recipes, featuring such classic Italian flavors as chocolate chip, cinnamon, coconut cream, pistachio, hazelnut, and pine nut.

Skinny Smoothies by Shell Harris – Offers smoothie recipes that are each highly nutritional, but low in both fat and calories, and provides information on foods and supplements that help rid the body of harmful toxins.

The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz – Presents a generous assortment of more than 200 taste-tempting recipes for homemade ice creams, granitas, sorbets, and accompaniments, including a variety of international specialties, classic favorites, and innovative new treats, sauces, crunchy toppings, and tempting mix-ins.

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