Ice Cream Company & Grill is a local icon in Modesto. First opened in 1979, the offerings have since expanded to include the addition of rotating vegan flavors, but the ice cream is still handmade in small batches. The Ice Cream Company is also a non-profit called “Enrich & Employ”, training those with barriers to employment. They train in a working restaurant for real-world experience. Their clients include; those with disabilities, people learning English, and those who have been through recovery.

It’s National Ice Cream Day and I’ve partnered with Jolly Llama to showcase their dairy-free and gluten-free ice cream cones, and to share their GIVEAWAY! I am a big fan of Jolly Llama’s ice cream cones, not only because they are vegan, but because they are incredibly tasty too! Pictured are the Chocolate and Vanilla […]

It’s my birthday, and I’ll binge if I want to! Ok, so yesterday was my birthday, but I think it’s apparent I am someone who celebrates their birthday for an entire week, if not a month. So, get with it. In true birthday party fashion, I had to pair yesterday’s custom-channeled birthday cake with ice […]

Ice cream is great, but ice cream cones are better! I love tasting something for the first time, but experiencing nostalgia. That’s something so powerful about food and memories. One bite of this ice cream has me transported to a summer day in the 90’s, enjoying the then-one and only drumstick-style, ice cream cone on […]

Is your diet KIND? We may be on our way to chilly weather, but that’s never stopped me from eating frozen treats! Kind Snacks released a new line of FROZEN plant-based bars and bowls that are vegan-friendly! The bars are filled with non-dairy ice cream made from almond milk, and the bowls are a blend […]

Sunday’s are for Snacking! Or if you’re like me, all day err day is for snacking, but that doesn’t sound as cute. Anyhow, when the mid-day munchies hit, who’d have thought Dairy Queen would hit the spot for a vegan?! With the recent launch of their “Non-Dairy Dilly Bar”, they’ve got both the sweet and […]

They’ve got 31 Flavors, and Non-Dairy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is one! 🍪 Baskin Robbins has one of my most favorite ice cream flavors sans dairy, and I’m in love! Location: 1717 Oakdale Rd Suite F/G, Modesto, CA 95355 & ALL Baskin Robbins Locations typically have at least one dairy-free flavor.

The new year is approaching and with it comes our annual resolutions to do, and be better. Why not tick all the boxes of a New Year’s resolution in one fell swoop, and try going Veg in 2021? Whether you are a current vegan looking for inspiration, a plant-curious omnivore who is looking to make […]

Viva la Vida Vegan! Nestled in Bakersfield is Vida– an all-vegan eatery, juicery, bakery, and ice creamery. With daily specials like “Sushi Fridays” and brunch on Sundays, there is something for everyone among their vast menu of options, from fresh salads to fried platters. Vida was born out of local necessity, as the family-founded business […]

Warmer weather is coming. While I am not a fan of higher temps, I am a fan of the ‘cool’ treats that come into the spotlight this time of year. Ice cream has been my favorite dessert since I can remember choosing favorites. My papa (grandpa) used to make homemade ice cream and it was […]