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A Grain Free Review: Frankie & Jo’s Ice Cream Shop

I’m back with another grain free, allergen friendly, and paleo-aware restaurant review for you guys!

This one is gonna be tasty.

Super excited to share some details on my favorite plant based Seattle scoop shop, Frankie and Jo’s.

Frankie and Jo's - the newest, hottest (or coolest?) ice cream shop in Seattle, and for damn good reason. The hype IS all it’s made out to be, friends. Frankie and Jo's makes ice cream shops seem like the best new thing all over again AND reminds us of why we fell in love with them in the first place. Besides being a company that you wholeheartedly want to stand behind, they have also totally nailed that illusive perfect plant based scoop.

Also known as your new favorite ice cream obsession. Not even kidding.

Frankie and Jo’s – the newest, hottest (or coolest?) ice cream shop in Seattle, and for damn good reason.

The hype IS all it’s made out to be, friends. Frankie and Jo’s makes ice cream shops seem like the best new thing all over again AND reminds us of why we fell in love with them in the first place. Besides being a company that you wholeheartedly want to stand behind (read more about their mission HERE) they have also totally nailed that illusive perfect plant based scoop.

Unlike a lot of scoop shops that primarily serve regular ice cream, with a plant based flavor or two on the side, plant based ice cream is the only thing they do, and they do it SO well. 

Frankie and Jo's - the newest, hottest (or coolest?) ice cream shop in Seattle, and for damn good reason. The hype IS all it’s made out to be, friends. Frankie and Jo's makes ice cream shops seem like the best new thing all over again AND reminds us of why we fell in love with them in the first place. Besides being a company that you wholeheartedly want to stand behind, they have also totally nailed that illusive perfect plant based scoop.

They use all plant and vegetable based ingredients for their ice cream, organic ingredients whenever possible, and everything is gluten free. EVEN THEIR WAFFLE CONES. That’s right, even their waffle cones. 

That’s a game changer, friends. Amirite?

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paleo iced pumpkin spice latte {paleo + vegan}

It’s officially that time of year where most of us are thinking about pumpkin everything. I even have those incredibly cute little pumpkins of various shapes and colors tucked into all the little corners of our house. You know, in case anyone forgot is was October 😉 

And because I’m all about living in the moment – we’re drinking these paleo iced pumpkin spiced latte’s like there will never be another October again. 

Paleo iced pumpkin spice latte - a dairy free and healthier version of everyone's favorite seasonal drink! Made with real pumpkin and sweetened with maple syrup. Top with coconut whipped cream for the ultimate treat!

Originally I stocked up on organic canned pumpkin to put together a bulletproof pumpkin spice latte recipe for you guys, but since it was a particularly sunny and lovely day here in Seattle when I got to recipe testing, I thought – why not throw an iced version out there, too? 

(don’t worry, that cozy bulletproof version is on the way, too!)

Because I know that a lot of you are pining for some cozy fall weather in the midst of an autumn heat wave (okay okay maybe I exaggerate, but warm enough where sweaters are not really an option) this paleo iced pumpkin spice latte is here to bridge that gap.

That’s right, I got your back.

Paleo pumpkin spice latte style 😋

Paleo iced pumpkin spice latte - a dairy free and healthier version of everyone's favorite seasonal drink! Made with real pumpkin and sweetened with maple syrup. Top with coconut whipped cream for the ultimate treat!

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how to make green juice with a blender

For YEARS I thought that since I didn’t own a juicer (hellllo only-so-much-cabinet-space in my kitchen), the only vibrant and healthy green juices I would be enjoying were the $7 one’s from fancy AF juice bars. Which, I admit, I do totally love. But unfortunately, my budget does not.

And so I finally got to thinking..

Can you make a delicious green juice without a juicer? 

And the answer, obviously, is YES! Otherwise this would be a pretty pointless post, right? 

And I ain’t here to waste your time, no way. Not with delicious green juice on the horizon.

Delicious and vibrant green juice without a juicer is possible with this easy blender recipe!

How do you do it? With a blender! And it’s actually really easy. 

Can I get a hell yes for small kitchen victories + one more way to use your beloved vitamix! (or blendtec.. or ninja, or kitchenaid… don’t wanna leave anyone out 😉)

And believe it or not, it ends up being just a biiiit more economical than a daily run to the juice bar. 

Okay maybe a lot more economical.

I haven’t done the exact math, but based on a rough estimate: one batch of this recipe will run you about $7, which is about the same price juice bars charge for one juice 12-16 oz juice.

This recipe makes about 3-4 times that and is just as delicious.

BOO. YA.

Delicious and vibrant green juice without a juicer is possible with this easy blender recipe!

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