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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

KAREN HOCHMAN is Editorial Director of THE NIBBLE.

 

 

August 2009

Product Reviews / NutriNibbles / NutriSnacks

Agave Dream

No Sugar Added Premium Ice Cream

 

CAPSULE REPORT: Two moms sought to develop an ice cream for kids with diabetes that also enabled all people to make better choices. Their dream came true: Agave Dream is a premium ice cream suitable for diabetics, but it tastes good to everyone! The company contributes a portion of its proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Overview Of Agave Dream

The carton tells you that Agave Dream was “developed by moms for their kids and diabetic family members.” Low-glycemic agave nectar is better for you than sugar; the milk and cream are hormone free.

The ice creams are made of milk, cream, skim milk, agave nectar, egg yolk and flavoring—lavender buds, for example, in the lavender ice cream, Ceylon cinnamon in the cinnamon ice cream and pure vanilla in the vanilla flavors. The sorbet, Pomegranate Açaí, is made with pomegranate juice, agave nectar, açaí juice and citric acid.

Flavors

Company founders Stacey Ralphs and Jean Zwarg have an imagination as well as a mission. Instead of the “usual suspects,” they’ve painted an interested flavor palette for the palate (we just had to get those two words in the same sentence).

Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Coffee (here Cappuccino), Strawberry and Vanilla may have been a given based on sales, but the addition of Cinnamon and Lavender is truly inspired.

  • Cinnamon is a wonderful flavor—you’d think that with all the cinnamon consumed by Americans on cappuccinos that there should be more of it in ice cream. It’s perfect on all-American apple pie (which to dispel that myth, is as all-American as the apple pies baked in Europe for before America was discovered*).
Cinnamon Ice Cream
Cinnamon ice cream—great on apple pie.
  • Lavender is a foodie favorite. A fragrant flower, it is also delicious as an ingredient. The ice cream pairs particularly with shortbread, pound cake, chocolate cake, lemon poppyseed cake and fruit pies and crumbles. And it’s just fine all by itself, of course. You can garnish it with chocolate shavings or culinary lavender buds (i.e., not the flowers have not been sprayed with pesticide).

*Meat pies go back to the ancient Greeks—the crust was used to hold in the juices—and fruit pies were common in Europe by the 15th century. “As American as pumpkin pie” would be more accurate, as pumpkin is a New World discovery.

We don’t mean to give short shrift to the other flavors, but you know what chocolate and vanilla ice cream taste like. Now, taste them made with agave!

Continue To Page 3: Organic Nectars Raw Agave Gelato

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AGAVE DREAM
ICE CREAM: Cappuccino, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon, Lavender, Strawberry, Vanilla
SORBET: Pomegranate Açaí

  • Pint
    $5.99

Purchase online at:
AgaveDream.com
(6-pint minimum, any flavor)

Find retail locations or contact
Agave Dream for a retailer near you.

*Prices and product availability are verified at publication but are subject to change. Shipping is additional. These items are offered by a third party and THE NIBBLE has no relationship with them. Purchase information is provided as a reader convenience.

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