UPDATES: New Flavors From Product Favorites

A nutritious, easy breakfast is just a crunch away. Photo courtesy belVita.   If we reported on all the updates to products we’ve previously reviewed, we’d need another full-time staff. Each year flavors come, flavors go; and on an all-too-regular basis, packaging changes. While we can’t keep on top of it all, here are recent…
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PRODUCT: Halo Top Low Calorie, High Protein Ice Cream

Good stuff, fewer calories. Above, Chocolate and Lemon Cake. Photo courtesy Halo Top Creamery.   When we were first offered samples of Halo Top, we accepted but wondered: How good could an ice cream be at 70 or 80 calories per serving? The calories are so low, the carton promotes them in big numerals on…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Decorate Your Ice Cream Cones

Decorate your ice cream cones with a topping and whipped cream. Photo courtesy Quest Nutrition.   Another tip for National Ice Cream Month: cones with toppings! Those who buy cones at a scoop shops know the joy of selecting toppings (and chagrin that you want more than will fit on a scoop of ice cream).…
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RECIPE: White Chocolate Ice Box Pie

Yesterday, we explored the history and glories of icebox cake. Today we present the icebox pie Unlike yesterday’s recipe, this one does require a bit of baking—just 10 to 15 minutes in the oven. You make the filling while the crust bakes. Then, into the fridge it goes to chill and set the filling. This…
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