Delicious Dairy-Free Mint Chip Ice Cream

mint chipSummer brings warm temperatures, beach vacations, and ice cream cravings! Ice cream is a tasty summer staple, so whether you are staying away from dairy or just in the mood to show off your culinary skills, we found a terrific Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream recipe. Not only was this recipe created with nutrition in mind, but it uses delicious coconut milk as an alternative to dairy. Check out the recipe below, which uses our So Delicious Coconut Milk (inspired by Self.com)

MINT CHIP “NICE” CREAM

Makes 6 servings

1 frozen medium banana

1 cup baby spinach leaves

2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup

2 Tbsp dark chocolate (chips or cacao nibs)

1/2 Tbsp peppermint extract

1 cup So Delicious Coconut Milk, chilled in the fridge for 3 hours

2 cups ice

Place all the ingredients (except for the cacao nibs and peppermint extract) in a high-speed blender until thick and smooth. Add in the peppermint extract and mix until just combined. Add the cacao or dark chocolate chips last and fold through. Pour into container and leave to set in freezer. Needs to sit out of the freezer for 30 minutes before serving.

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Earthbound Farm Brings on The Kale

 

Earlier this month, Earthbound Farm®  launched a new organic Kale Caesar PowerMeal Bowl, the fourth flavor in the product line. This new PowerMeal Bowl comes just in time for summer picnics and is the pairing with an afternoon hike. The ready-to-eat salad bowl is the fourth and newest flavor in the line of single-serve bowls. Together with the three original flavors – Asian Noodle, Southwest and Spinach Quinoa — the full line of PowerMeal Bowls were redesigned to better communicate ingredients and flavors.TGM _ EBF KALE

Kale Caesar includes tender baby kale, crunchy red and green cabbage, and sweet shredded carrots packaged together with roasted sunflower seeds, tangy aged parmesan cheese, crunchy multi grain croutons and a spicy lite Caesar dressing.

Earthbound Farm’s PowerMeal Bowls (4.93 – 5.58-ounce clamshells) are shipping now with suggested retail price of $4.99.

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WhtieWave is Top Five Winner for Compete to Beat Corporate Challenge

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We are thrilled to share that WhiteWave was highlighted in The Broomfield Enterprise as one of the top five winners for this year’s Compete to Beat Hunger Corporate Challenge. The article noted that, “as a result of the funds raised by WhiteWave and other participants, the competition will provide 1.2 million meals to Colorado families in need.”

As a reminder, at WhiteWave, we make it a point to give year round to Community Food Share through employee volunteering, monetary and product donations. The Compete to Beat Hunger Corporate Challenge is the one event each year that WhiteWave encourages full employee participation.  We are excited to have contributed to this year’s competition and look forward to continuing our relationship with Community Food Share.

To learn more about how you can get involved in Community Food Share click here  .

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Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy, Horizon…Oh My!

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We are proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Horizon Organic® and The Peanuts Movie that officially kicks off today! This partnership will feature a variety of interactive online experiences, all of which encourage families to explore the possibilities in everyday life and in their children’s lunchboxes. The partnership will also come to life through Peanuts branded packaging on select varieties of Horizon® Mac & Cheese, Milk Box and Sandwich Cracker products.

Over the next few months, visitors can go to HorizonDairy.com/Peanuts to find behind the scenes clips from The Peanuts Movie, online activities, information on Horizon products and fun content from bloggers across the country. Visitors can also enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win Horizon snacks for a year and a VIP red carpet experience for four at The Peanuts Movie premiere on Nov. 1, in Los Angeles. Be sure to keep an eye on the Horizon social media channels for more fun with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts whole gang!

To learn more about Horizon products or find a store location, visit horizondairy.com.

To learn more about The Peanuts Movie, visit peanutsmovie.com/.

 

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Real Simple Features Horizon Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

 

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We are thrilled to announce that Horizon’s Gluten Free Mac has been featured as one of six gluten free comfort foods by RealSimple.com. With roughly a third of the American population identifying as gluten free, we are excited to be one of the companies offering delicious takes on some comfort food favorites. With organic white cheddar and rice-based macaroni, our Macaroni & White Cheddar Cheese can compete with the best of them. For a fun dinner idea, try adding in some broccoli or sausage.

Check out the full article here!

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Red, White and Blue Berry Parfait

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The Fourth of July is a great time to gather as family and friends, celebrating our country and the official start of summer fun. As you prepare your festive Fourth of July menus, we thought we’d share this fun red, white and blue Berry Granola Parfait recipe from Earthbound Farm. This delicious fruit + yogurt parfait combo is perfect for on-the-go or as a fun brunch alternative. You don’t really need a recipe (which makes it even easier for young ones to help assemble their own); the magic of parfaits is that you can layer your favorite flavors as you like. Just aim for about 1 cup (8oz) per serving. Check out the recipe below (inspired by Rachael Ray on the Food Network).

Berry Granola Parfait 

Ingredients Silk® Vanilla Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative Earthbound Farm Frozen Organic Strawberries, defrosted, and their juice Fresh blueberries, blackberries or raspberries (preferably organic) Granola

Directions

1) Layer yogurt in the bottom of your glass.

2) Combine defrosted strawberries and juice with fresh berries.

3) Alternate layers of fruit and granola with yogurt until the glass is filled (or to a 1 cup serving).

4) Serve immediately so the granola stays crunchy.

 

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