Vegan Candy Cane {n}Ice-Cream

You guys! Christmas is only 2 days away. I'm dyyyyyyyiiiiiinnnnngggg! Definitely my favorite holiday. It used to be the Fourth of July, but since having little babes, it's all about seeing their big eyes take in the beauty of the Christmas lights, their little legs boppin' to the Christmas jams and their sweet faces light up on Christmas day. It's the most magical thing in the whole entire world. Truly amazing. Oh and I almost forgot... 'tis the season for treats too! Boy do the littles love that part... maybe a little too much. Of course, I let them indulge in cookies and school parties and hot chocolate galore, but I also like to keep the balance, ya know? So, that's where I feed them ice-cream for breakfast. Say what?! It's true... creamy, sweet and completely indulgent. Oh and super healthy too. No, it's not a conundrum. It's totally possible and here's how I do it...

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NOT Chunky Monkey Ice Cream

So, if you have been following along, you have probably been eagerly awaiting yummy comfort food makeovers to indulge without the bulge. I get it, it's almost summer. And you know sugar is wrecking your health. And dairy... just no. Gluten, eh, sometimes but certainly not every day or ever if it's also refined, bleached and overly processed. Cravings happen, stress happens and it's important to have a plan when they suddenly and unexpectedly rear their ugly heads. This recipe is perfect for any of life's cruddy events... breakups, work stress, friend woes or because it's hot and you want ice cream. No excuse needed. Instead of breaking out the Ben & Jerry's, grab your food processor or blender and make your own creamy, delicious, soft-serve treat in minutes. 

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