The heat is here to stay (at least for a few months), so you know your ice cream cravings are in full gear. Good news for your healthy diet—superfoods have made their way into this pastime treat, so feel free to get too scoops of these healthier ice creams
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We'll seriously never get tired of eating avocados, and the latest powdered green superfood makes a great addition to this homemade Matcha Avocado Ice Cream. The two foodie favorites make a lovely green hue that resembles pistachio gelato.
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You know the familiar lemongrass flavor from your favorite curry dishes; so it makes sense to put it into dessert for a light, refreshing treat. To beat the heat, look no further than this Lemongrass Ice Cream. The herb gives this dairy-free recipe a fresh flavor.
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Turn up the heat on your chocolate addiction—literally. This Chocolate Sriracha Ice Cream takes a classic flavor and turns it on its head. It packs a kick, but the maple syrup and cinnamon balance out the spice nicely.
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You love summer corn grilled and buttered, but this seasonal ingredient can also shine in dessert. The proof is in this recipe for Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Swirl. Corn kernels are cooked down and blended to the ice cream mixture so you know its the real deal.
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The health benefits of turmeric are all the rage these days, so when we saw this Golden Milk Ice Cream flavor we couldn't wait to try it. Golden milk is basically turmeric milk and it's chock full of other spices—cinnamon, cardamom, and fresh ginger—and the ice cream blend is made with coconut milk and a little olive oil for creamy, rich flavor.
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Goat Cheese and Honey
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Your cheese board has made its way into your bowl...of Goat Cheese and Honey Ice Cream. A little deliciously sweet honey balances out tangy goat cheese for a truly decadent dessert experience. Now all you need is a glass of wine to pair with it.
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For your next curry fix, forget the Thai takeout and go for DIY Thai Coconut Curry Ice Cream instead. This fancy and surprisingly tasty take on your usual delivery order mixes curry powder, coconut milk, and a little bit of peanut butter for something truly unique. And it's vegan, so you can serve to all your dairy-free friends.
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This Olive Oil Ice Cream allows the classic full-bodied cooking ingredient to stand at center stage, and the result is an incredible treat. Drizzle EVOO over top scoops of classic vanilla ice cream like you would chocolate syrup. Olive oil offers up some heart-healthy benefits so you can feel less guilty about indulging after dinner.
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Believe it or not, tahini, a.k.a. the familiar ingredient and flavor you taste in hummus, makes a mean vegan ice cream too. In this recipe for Tahini Cardamom Ice Cream, the tahini acts like a caramel sauce, swirling throughout the scoops and adding a burst of flavor. (Looking for more things to make with this Mediterranean spice? Try these 10 Creative Ways to Use Tahini That Aren't Hummus.) Meanwhile, the cardamom in the ice cream brings a hint of chai tea spice.
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