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4 Easy Steps to Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Pie (Plus 4 Variations!)

By Carolyn Malcoun, June 26, 2014 - 9:42am

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Carolyn asks: What’s your favorite ice cream pie flavor?


Canola oil is NOT a "heart healthy" oil. I really wish people would get away from that stuff. "Canola" is not even a plant. The oil comes from the rapeseed plant. It was used as an industrial ship lubricant until after the major wars at which point they had to find something to do with the crops. They cook these oils at high temps and treat it just to get rid of the odor. This stuff, over the long term, is said to strip the myelin sheath (the coating) from your nerves.

Coconut oil or maybe grapeseed would be a better option here. Coconut oil, while often given a bad rap just because its solid at room temperature (and therefore is grouped with other not-so-heart-healthy saturated fats), is a medium-chain-triglyceride/fatty acid that is quickly metabolized (unlike the long-chain fatty acids in things such as butter or lard.

Sorry for the long post but too many people are being deceived out of their health while looking to such recommendations from those that have taken up the mantle in providing healthy recipes. I know, the field of nutrition is one where there's so much confusion and contradiction. Still, looking at the background and original uses for this type of oil, I think we can agree it's probably not the healthiest option and with so many healthier and better tasting options available, it can be easily avoided.


06/01/2015 - 11:29am

chocolate, of course.......


07/15/2014 - 11:39am


Here's the recipe link:

Sarah Hoff

07/03/2014 - 11:24am

Where is the step by step recipe for this?


07/02/2014 - 12:55pm


Here's the link for our Fast Strawberry Yogurt recipe that's featured in the video:

-Sarah, Web Producer

Sarah Hoff

07/02/2014 - 12:44pm

Canola is not heart healthy. Check out the research. Please!


07/02/2014 - 11:46am

Canola oil is not healthy.


07/02/2014 - 10:59am

Canola oil is highly processed and not a healthful choice! Stick with organic butter or coconut oil!


07/01/2014 - 10:55pm

The amts of cream, sugar &yogurt don't show, I clicked on the link that said make frozen yogurt & that page came up blank. Is there a website I can go to so I can get tje details?


07/01/2014 - 3:45pm

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