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Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Edy’s and The Motherhood. I was provided with product coupons and compensated for my time, but all opinions are mine.

I mentioned yesterday that this summer I gave the Whole 30 eating plan a try. At the end of the day the plan was totally doable outside of desperately missing an occasional glass of wine and needing an ice cream fix. In the winter I could easily live without both of those things, but this is the middle of summer!! A girl needs her ice cream.

The Motherhood recently sent me coupons to try all four of Dreyer’s/Edy’s Limited Edition flavors and we had a little family taste test to see which one we liked the best.

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  • “Take the Cake”:  Yellow cake-flavored light ice cream with a frosting swirl and multi-colored sprinkles. It’s the classic combination of cake and ice cream in one convenient carton.
    • Available in Slow Churned Light Ice Cream.
  • NEW “German Chocolate Cake Spectacular!”: If you froze a German Chocolate Cake and then exploded it into a carton of chocolate ice cream, you’d end up with this amazing limited edition flavor. Chocolate ice cream with a caramel coconut swirl and brownie pieces.
    • Available in both Grand and Slow Churned varieties
  • NEW “Sunny Salted Caramel Pretzel”: salty, sweet and oh so scrumptious. Vanilla ice cream with a salted caramel swirl and pretzel pieces. It’s probably the greatest flavor combination in the history of the world.
    • Available in both Grand and Slow Churned varieties
  • “3 Stripes You’re Out”: America’s Favorite Pastime has a new favorite flavor! Vanilla Ice Cream with Mixed Blueberry and Strawberry Swirls. This Limited Edition flavor will leave your home crowd on its feet cheering!
    • Available in Grand Ice Cream.

In our house is was pretty much a tie with Lily and I thinking the Salted Caramel Pretzel was the most amazing ice cream that ever was made. And Ryan and Hannah arguing in favor of Take the Cake. Silas would have proved a tie breaker but he was more “eat all the ice cream!!” Honestly the biggest surprise of the bunch was 3 Stripes You’re Out. I sounded kind of boring, but was actually pretty amazing. My mother in law threw in her vote for it.

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What I love about Dreyer’s/Edy’s Ice Cream is that they offer their slow churned varieties. All the taste and ½ the fat (with ½ the fat and 1/3 fewer calories than regular ice cream). Ice cream with less guilt? Sign me up!!

In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Dreyer’s/Edy’s Ice Cream wants to give you “A Reason to Smile.” They are partnering with Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, to make possible 500 reconstructive surgeries for children around the globe suffering from cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.  The do amazing work.

Every two weeks Dreyer’s/Edy’s will post content on their Facebook page encouraging people to help them donate to Operation Smile. So far they have raised $30,000 and are well on their way to their goal of $125,000 by Sept. 30th. Please head over and “like” their page so you can be part of this great initiative.

I would like to give you “A Reason to Smile”!! I have two coupons for free Edy’s ice cream for a lucky reader (*cough* get the Salted Caramel Pretzel *cough*). To enter, simply leave a comment telling me your favorite flavor of ice cream. Contest ends July 21st. Good luck!

Comments

  1. My favorite ice cream is cookie dough!
    the salted caramel pretzel sounds amazing!
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  2. Jen H. says:

    I love mint chocolate chip but I can always go for a good cookie dough or cake batter!

  3. I love a good decadent chocolate ice cream, though these new flavors sound intriguing too! In Australia I had fig gelato which was interesting, but good!
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  4. christie says:

    I love black raspberry chip from Graeters, a Cincinnati ice cream maker.

  5. My favorite ice cream is one House of Flavors in Pentwater carries- Eskimo Kisses. Coconut and chocolate. Yum.
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  6. Lisa S says:

    Anything coffee flavored is definitely my favorite. The boys love anything PB and chocolate!

  7. I’ve had the salted caramel pretzel and you’re right, it is delish! If I win though, I’ll probably use my coupon to try the cake one.
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  8. My favorite is cookie dough, but I woulld love to try any of those flavors!
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  9. Rocky Road is my very favorite! Pick me!!
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  10. I love the Edy’s French Silk but you have me eager to try the salted caramel pretzel!
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  11. I’m a peppermint stick kind of girl. :) (But chocolate stuff is awesome, too!)
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  12. My favorite ice cream flavor is French vanilla, but I’m dying to try that salted caramel pretzel flavor! Sounds yummy!
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  13. My favorite flavor of ice cream is probably peanut butter chocolate. LOVE IT!

  14. There’s a limited edition (only sold in the summer) peach ice cream that I LOVE. I went to the store to buy some the other day and COULDN’T FIND IT. it’s also not on the company’s website. I was DISTRAUGHT. Luckily, a carton of Edy’s slow churned chocolate chunks of goodness (I forget the exact flavor) saved the day! ;)
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  15. You had me at ice cream!

    My favorite flavor is pumpkin pie! I wait all year for this seasonal favorite from Edy’s!
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  16. Sharon Rooney says:

    My all time favorite is rum raisin but chocolate chip mint is a close second.

  17. Lori S says:

    Anything with peanut butter in it.

    Thanks!

  18. I’m a sucker for peanut butter and chocolate!
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  19. I am normally just a plain old chocolate girl with a little milk poured on top. I have to admit
    the salted caramel pretzel sounds really good!

  20. Vanilla. Because it’s a flavor, not an absence of flavor!
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  21. My favorite is chocolate chip. Or lemon. Or pumpkin. Or ….
    Seriously, not being able to eat ice cream is the hardest part of being dairy-free for the baby. Especially in summer. I’ve been considering buying an ice-cream maker so I can make some with coconut milk or something. I WANT ME SOME ICE CREAM.
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  22. love black cherry

  23. Kathleen says:

    Like you, I am totally loving their sunny salted caramel pretzel! I wish they would make it permanent. It’s been a total lifesaver during the heatwave here in the Northeast. I gotta stock up before time runs out!

  24. The salted caramel pretzel sounds yummy!
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  25. Salted pretzel caramel sounds amazing! I haven’t met a flavor of ice cream that I don’t like!
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