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The Best Coconut Ice Cream



When life gets busy like mine has been lately, it’s so important to allow yourself time to live schedule free and do things that bring you joy, and that’s exactly what I did this weekend and it was Marvelous.

It’s been super hot and I have been craving ice cream lately, but being lactose intolerant means I can’t eat regular ice cream.  Over the past month or so I have been searching for a good dairy free ice cream recipe, I have tried a few with no luck in any having big flavor, but this weekend I put together a recipe that turned out to be absolutely delicious.

Full fat coconut milk and unsweetened almond was the answer, along with using coconut sugar and agave nectar as sweeteners the result was ice cream with a rich smooth cappuccino taste.

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Sweet Coconut Ice Cream

After having the best polenta I have ever tasted at Coronado Springs Resort, I wanted to see if I could make a tasty polenta dish. I used a very fine grain polenta and it was Marvelous.

Polenta with Mushrooms and Kale

I hope you had fun this weekend and I hope you are being Marvelous in your Monday.

Thanks to Katie for hosting this link party, don’t forget to check her and the others out at Healthy Diva Eats.

If you have a good dairy free ice cream recipe, please share.


How was your weekend?

Are you a lover of ice cream? 

What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream? 

My Marvelous Week In Photos

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MiMM Marvelous was my experience last week, in the Magical World of Disney at Coronado Springs Resort.  I am sharing my Marvelous week with photos from my trip, which was an amazing work event.

I was on a very early flight Monday morning, so I had breakfast from Einstein Bagels at the airport, it was a tasty egg, spinach, mushroom and swiss bagel sandwich and a Blue Machine Naked.





Found this cute Mickey towel arrangement on my bed the first day.




Started every morning this way.


Food was Marvelous, lots of roasted veggies, soups and salads.


And some sweet eats, too!



Enjoyed some down time at the wonderful Epcot.



Dinner Wednesday night was at Tutto Italia at Epcot.


Eggplant Parmesan.


Cheesy Polenta.





Final night with some of the most amazing people I have the pleasure of working with.


l am so inspired and ready to share my energy with my team and remind them of the value work they do everyday working with young children, the leaders of tomorrow.


Be Marvelous in your Monday and make it a great week. Check out Katie and more MIMM at Healthy Diva Eats.