I saw this quote recently; “You are not lactose intolerant, you are just not a baby cow.”
Cows milk is designed to grow a 70 pound calf into a 700 cow in 12 months (yes, even grass fed cows milk).
Although there are versions of cows milk that say there are no growth hormones, that does not mean you are not drinking hormones. Many dairy cows are kept pregnant throughout their lives in order to continuously produce milk.
Cheese and ice cream are more concentrated versions of this hormonal, growth formula.
With all of this knowledge, for some of us, our primitive brain still struggles with cravings for this sugary, frozen, hormonal growth fluid.
I eat a vegan version of ice cream almost every night!
Check out our recipe page for great recipes for chocolate, vegan ice cream (soft serve and frozen pops) , Naked Pumpkin Ice Cream and frozen fruity treats as well.
Read more about this in my blog Making Deals With Cheat Meals.
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Check out my blogs below on beating The Conquering Cravings.
Conquer Cravings: Salty Things
It is not your fault that you are craving highly palatable foods.
Your taste buds have been hijacked by the food industry.
This book is a great resource to help you understand why Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
What strategies do / did you use to resist temptation?
Amy holds a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell
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8 thoughts on “Conquer Cravings: Ice Cream”
Your Naked Pumpkin Ice Cream looks amazing! My family and I love vegan homemade “ice creams” too. There are some recipes on my site, but it’s really pretty easy. Equal parts fresh and frozen fruit (sweet fruits such as grapes, mangoes, bananas and cherries are great choices). Add spices or flavorings and puree in a high-powered blender.