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Restaurants - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

 All Beacon Listings  

Beacon Restaurants

 - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

12508, Ice Cream, Beacon, NY, Dutchess County, uniquely flavored Ice Cream, Sorbets, signature quality ice cream, frozen desserts, local Hudson Valley farmers, Restaurant Review, Ice Cream and Sorbets, The word is,  Rave reviews Zora Dora's Micro Batch Ice Cream and Paletas

646-206-3982 
  Zora Dora's Micro Batch Ice Cream and Paletas is located at 201 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508 in Dutchess County.

From Zora Dora's: "Zora Dora’s Micro Batch Ice Cream was created by Steven Astorino. A culinary school grad with over 20 years in the industry, Steven created a frozen dessert company catering to Chefs looking to serve uniquely flavored Ice Cream and Sorbets. For Chefs who value freshness and want to serve a signature quality ice cream, we are here for you . . . Produced in small batches; we are able to control the quality and freshness of all our frozen desserts. Zora Dora’s Micro Batch supports local Hudson Valley farmers." Zora Dora's Micro Batch Ice Cream and Paletas restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Fishkill Listings  

Fishkill Restaurants

 - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

12524, ice cream, Fishkill, Dutchess County, store locator, nutrition information, Kosher certification Cold Stone Creamery - Fishkill

845-896-0200 
  Cold Stone Creamery, serving ice cream, sorbet, and yogurt, has several locations in the Hudson Valley. Cold Stone locations include: White Plains, Scarsdale, Pleasantville, West Nyack, Somers, Lake Mohegan, Fishkill, Poughkeepsie, and locations in Albany, New York.

The word is Before eating any of this ice cream, sorbet, or yogurt, or buying it for your child, we advise you to check ingredients on the Cold Stone Creamery website at Cold Stone Creamery Ingredients.

Ice Cream Lovers - All is Not Lost
There are still a few companies that pride themselves on offering "old fashioned ice cream with old fashioned ingredients". Click for Healthy Ice Cream Options

Different flavors in Cold Stone Creamery products (ice cream, sorbet, yogurt) contain different ingredients, but unfortunately all the flavors we looked at included one or more of the following: preservatives, carrageenan, mono & diglycerides, wheat flour, and other chemicals . Cold Stone Creamery - Fishkill restaurant review, website and more . . .

12524, Restaurant, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Fishkill NY, menus and nutrition, calories per menu item. Friendly Ice Cream Shops - Fishkill

845-896-9599 
  Friendly's Restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, is located at 1053 Main Street, Fishkill, NY 12524 in Dutchess County.

The word is The following ingredients are in one or more of all Friendly's Ice Cream products. Do you want to eat this? Do you think your children should be eating this? Friendly Ice Cream Shops - Fishkill restaurant review, website and more . . .

10524, Fishkill, NY, Frozenberry in Fishkill, self-serve non-fat, frozen yogurt, soft-serve ice cream, milk shakes, smoothies, frozen treat, healthy non-fat frozen yogurt, fresh-cut fruits, Restaurant Review, WiFi = Free, Healthy option for ice cream Frozenberry Frozen Yogurt - Fishkill

845-897-0615 
  Frozenberry, serving frozen yogurt, is located at 6 Broad Street, Fishkill, NY 12524 in Dutchess County.

From Frozenberry: "Frozenberry in Fishkill IS OPEN EVERY DAY ALL YEAR ROUND and offers self-serve non-fat or low fat frozen yogurt and soft-serve ice cream by the cup or cone. Full service milk shakes, smoothies, and more. Located on the corner of South Rd and Main Street, in the Village of Fishkill. We're in the "Little Red House" and part of The Shoppes on 9 - 1166 Main St - plenty of parking. Frozenberry Frozen Yogurt - Fishkill restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Hopewell Junction Listings  

Hopewell Junction Restaurants

 - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

12533, Ice Cream, Hopewell Junction, Dutchess County, store locator, kosher Carvel Ice Cream - Hopewell Junction

845-221-2360 
  Carvel Ice Cream is located at 800 D Route 82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533 in Dutchess County.

The word is Depending on the product you purchase, the following are examples of ingredients that may be in your Carvel product. Do you really want to eat this or give this to a child? Carvel Ice Cream - Hopewell Junction restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Pawling Listings  

Pawling Restaurants

 - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

12564, Pawling, NY, Heinchon Dairy, Deliveries of milk, ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream, natural ingredients,Local, Natural and Organic Ingredients, Restaurant Review Heinchon "Since 1923"

845-878-6262 
  Heinchon's is located at 103 East Main Street, Pawling NY 12564 in Dutchess County. Heinchon's is still owned and operated by the Heinchon family.

From Heinchon's: "The Heinchon Dairy was started by Daniel Heinchon in 1923 in Pawling, NY. Deliveries were made on foot and by horse and wagon. Today, ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream and more, are all home made using only natural ingredients. In 1940, the dairy was moved to where it is today on East Main Street, and it also operates the Heinchon's Old Farmhouse & Ice Cream Parlor on Route 22. The parlor is housed in an old farmhouse with a back deck looking out over rows of corn and hills. You can order up homemade milkshakes, ice cream cones, and sundaes topped with homemade hot fudge and butterscotch." Heinchon  Since 1923 restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Poughkeepsie Listings  

Poughkeepsie Restaurants

 - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

12603, Cafe & Ice Cream Parlor, Adams Fairacre Farms market, Poughkeepsie, NY, Dutchess County, menu, ice cream, Restaurant Review, Noise level, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, The word is, Family friendly Adams Cafe - Poughkeepsie

845-454-4330 
  Adams Cafe & Ice Cream Parlor is located in the Adams Fairacre Farms market, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 in Dutchess County.

From Adams Cafe: "Chef Joe DeMichiel has put together a fantastic menu that features fresh foods from Adams. There’s also every ice cream treat you can think of. Come enjoy the outstanding food and friendly service at Adams Café; it’s a great way to wrap up (or begin) your Adams shopping experience." Adams Cafe - Poughkeepsie restaurant review, website and more . . .

12603, Ice Cream, Poughkeepsie, NY, Dutchess County, ice cream franchise,  ingredients are kosher Carvel Ice Cream - Poughkeepsie

845-831-0363 
  Carvel Ice Cream is located at 30 Vassar Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 in Dutchess County.

The word is Depending on the product you purchase, the following are examples of ingredients that may be in your Carvel product. Do you really want to eat this or give this to a child? Carvel Ice Cream - Poughkeepsie restaurant review, website and more . . .

12601, ice cream, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, store locator, nutrition information, Kosher certification Cold Stone Creamery - Poughkeepsie

845-297-2027 
  Cold Stone Creamery, serving ice cream, sorbet, and yogurt, has several locations in the Hudson Valley. Cold Stone locations include: White Plains, Scarsdale, Pleasantville, West Nyack, Somers, Lake Mohegan, Fishkill, Poughkeepsie, and locations in Albany, New York.

The word is Before eating any of this ice cream, sorbet, or yogurt, or buying it for your child, we advise you to check ingredients on the Cold Stone Creamery website at Cold Stone Creamery Ingredients.

Ice Cream Lovers - All is Not Lost
There are still a few companies that pride themselves on offering "old fashioned ice cream with old fashioned ingredients". Click for Healthy Ice Cream Options

Different flavors in Cold Stone Creamery products (ice cream, sorbet, yogurt) contain different ingredients, but unfortunately all the flavors we looked at included one or more of the following: preservatives, carrageenan, mono & diglycerides, wheat flour, and other chemicals . Cold Stone Creamery - Poughkeepsie restaurant review, website and more . . .

12601, Restaurant, breakfast, lunch, dinner, Poughkeepsie NY, menus and nutrition Friendly Ice Cream Shops - Poughkeepsie

845-462-6870 
  Friendly's Restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, is located at 2546 South Road, Poughkeepsie NY 12601 Dutchess County.

The word is The following ingredients are in one or more of all Friendly's Ice Cream products. Do you want to eat this? Do you think your children should be eating this? Friendly Ice Cream Shops - Poughkeepsie restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Red Hook Listings  

Red Hook Restaurants

 - Ice Cream, Soft Serve & Gelato

12571, Ice Cream, serving ice cream and soft serve, Red Hook, NY, The word is,  When ice cream is cheap, it is often made with chemicals that replace the few natural ingredients (cream, milk, sugar, egg yolks and a flavor such as cocoa) Holy Cow Ice Cream

845-758-5959 
  Holy Cow Ice Cream, serving ice cream and soft serve, is located at 7270 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571 in Dutchess County.

The word is When ice cream is cheap, it is often made with chemicals that replace the few natural ingredients (cream, milk, sugar, egg yolks and a flavor such as cocoa) that are needed to make real ice cream. Before buying any ice cream for your child or yourself, be sure you're eating ice cream made without chemicals. Follow these ice cream safety tips:
  • Any Ice Cream Shop that says Ice cream made fresh daily in the store should either display a list of ingredients or have the ingredient list available for you to see. Simply ask for the ingredient list for the flavor you are buying.

  • If the ingredients are healthy and natural, the ice cream shop will be proud to give the ingredients to you.

  • Look out for chemicals such as mono and diglycerides and carrageenan . See warnings below for these chemical ingredients often used in cheap ice cream.

Holy Cow Ice Cream restaurant review, more . . .

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Dutchess County

Buying Ice Cream and Soft Serve
Safe or Toxic?

Be Informed



For safe ice cream options in Dutchess County visit Ice Cream Shops and Stores offering ice cream without chemicals.

Healthier Ice Cream Options
On a hot summer day is there anything that tastes as good as ice cream? Traditionally, ice cream has been a delicious summer treat made from ingredients such as cream, milk, sugar, egg yolks, and flavoring such as vanilla or cocoa.

Today, it seems most ice creams are a concoction of chemicals churned and formed to resemble ice cream from days gone by.

    Ice Cream made fresh in store - with or without chemicals?
    Does your ice cream shop say "Our ice cream is homemade in the store." leading us to believe the ice cream is fresh, natural and without chemicals?

    The truth is that perhaps it's made daily in the store, but it is probably not ice cream our grandmothers would recognize. What they are not telling us is that they probably used a starter ice cream mix containing chemicals such as mono- and diglycerides, carrageenan - and that is just the beginning.

    Cheap ice cream - find out why.
    Often, the cheaper your ice cream, the less the ice cream contains ingredients such as cream, milk, sugar, egg yolks. Before buying any ice cream for your child or yourself, be sure you're eating real ice cream and not a frozen mixture of chemicals. See Ice Cream Safety Tips

It appears our local ice cream store and food conglomerates alike are doing everything they can to reduce their cost of production and increase profits. Is every extra penny so important that they are willing to risk our lives and the lives of our children?

Before eating ice cream or soft serve in your local ice cream shop or before you buy a container of ice cream for your family, always check the carton for ingredients.
    "These ice creams often include chemicals like caroxymethyl cellulose, butyraldehyde, and amyl acetate, additives used in some commercial ice creams. How about some diethyl glycol - a cheap chemical used to take the place of eggs, which is also used in anti-freeze and paint removers. There are quite a list of other unsavory ingredients littering many of today's most famous grocery store ice creams. Here are just some of them: Mono and diglycerides, disodium phosphate, benzyl acetate, mono stearate, propylene glycol, sodium benzoate, polysorbate 80, potassium sorbate, modified corn starch and soy lecithin."
    Sources: PreventDisease.com and Global Health Renegade


Ice Cream Lovers - All is Not Lost
There are still a few companies that pride themselves on offering "old fashioned ice cream with old fashioned ingredients". The following ice cream brands do not use preservatives or chemicals in the flavors listed below. Check other flavors to ensure they also contain healthful ice cream ingredients.

    Visit Häagen-Dazs Products and Ingredients offering healthier ice cream options.
    Häagen-Dazs philosophy: Find the purest and finest ingredients in the world and craft them into the best ice cream, sorbet, and frozen yogurt available. It is a way of doing business that is as demanding as it is uncommon and it is the reason why the Häagen-Dazs brand has epitomized fine ice cream for half a century. Healthy ice cream flavors include the following, but are not limited to these flavors.

    Find Haagan-Dazs Ice Cream at supermarkets, grocery stores, and CVS Pharmacies.

  • Häagen-Dazs Chocolate: Cream, skim milk, sugar, cocoa, processed with alkali, egg yolks

  • Häagen-Dazs Vanilla: Cream, skim milk, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla extract

  • Häagen-Dazs Strawberry: Cream, skim milk, strawberries, sugar, egg yolks

  • Häagen-Dazs Coffee: Cream, skim milk, sugar, egg yolks, coffee

  • Häagen-Dazs Rum Raisin: cream, skim milk, rum raisins (raisins, sugar, water, rum), sugar, egg yolks, rum

  • Häagen-Dazs Pistachio: cream, skim milk, sugar, Skim Milk (Lactose Reduced), corn syrup, egg yolks, salt, natural flavor, pistachios roasted in safflower oil

  • Häagen-Dazs Cups and Cones: Cup and cones are prepared with ingredients similar to those above (Cream, skim milk, strawberries, sugar, egg yolks)



  • Visit TEA·RRIFIC! ICE CREAM offering healthier ice cream options.
    All Flavors are made from pure ingredients: Fresh hormone free cream from local New England farms, non-fat dry milk, eggs, and organic evaporated cane juice or locally sourced honey. We then infuse it with the best specialty blends of loose leaf and herbal teas we can find, imparting all the goodness nature intended. To that we add only the finest all-natural ingredients to deliver a truly gourmet experience. All flavors have the same basic ingredients as listed above and never use stabilizers, gums, corn syrup, preservatives, or artificial colors and flavors. TEA·RRIFIC! ICE CREAM flavors include:

  • CHAMOMILE Notes of apple and honey from Egyptian chamomile flowers

  • MASALA CHAI A warm blend of Assam black and rooibos teas with sweet aromatic and peppery spices

  • LONDON MIST The malty and citrusy notes of Earl Grey tea enhanced with a hint of vanilla

  • GINGER MATCHA A sweet bite of fresh ginger perfectly balanced with delicate grassy notes of premium Matcha green tea

  • CHUNKY LONDON MIST The malty and citrusy notes of Earl Grey tea with a hint of vanilla, rich semi-sweet Belgian chocolate flakes and buttery roasted pecan chunks

  • Visit TEA·RRIFIC! for the founder's complete story and more about TEA·RRIFIC! products and where to buy this ice cream.



    Visit Breyers for Natural Vanilla, Chocolate, and Coffee Ice Cream offering a healthier ice cream option. The following Breyers flavors are made with basic ice cream ingredients, however Tara gum was added after Unilever bought Bryers:

  • Breyers Natural Vanilla Ice Cream: Milk, cream, sugar, tara gum, natural flavors

  • Breyers French Vanilla Ice Cream: Milk, cream, sugar, egg yolk, tara gum, natural flavor

  • Breyers Coffee Ice Cream: Milk, cream, sugar, whey, coffee, tara gum, caramel color

  • Breyers Chocolate Ice Cream: Milk, cream, sugar, cocoa (processed with alkali), whey, tara gum, natural flavor

  • Warning Breyers also produces flavors that have chemical ingredients such as mono and diglycerides found in Breyers Extra Creamy Vanilla, Butter Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Before buying Breyers Ice Cream, check the flavor to ensure pure ingredients are in your ice cream selection.



    Visit Trader Joes offering healthier ice cream options.
    Trader Joes offers many different flavors of ice cream - before you buy any ice cream, be sure to check ingredients on side of container.

  • Coffee Bean Blast Ice Cream: Cream, Milk, Sugar, Egg Yolks, Coffee, Espresso Beans, Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Coffee Extract, Carob Bean Gum, Guar Gum

  • Vanilla Ice Cream: Cream, Milk, Sugar, Egg Yolks, Natural Vanilla Flavor, Carob Bean Gum, Guar Gum



  • Visit Whole Foods Market offering healthier ice cream options.

  • Whole Foods Market Vanilla Ice Cream: PASTEURIZED MILK, PASTEURIZED CREAM, CANE SUGAR, EGG YOLKS, CAROB BEAN GUM, VANILLA EXTRACT.

  • Whole Foods Market Coffee Ice Cream: PASTEURIZED MILK, PASTEURIZED CREAM, CANE SUGAR, COFFEE, EGG YOLKS, CAROB BEAN GUM.

  • Whole Foods Market Chocolate Ice Cream: PASTEURIZED MILK, PASTEURIZED CREAM, CANE SUGAR, COCOA (PROCESSED WITH ALKALI), EGG YOLKS, CAROB BEAN GUM.



  • Visit Costco Wholesale offering healthier ice cream options.
    In addition to Haagen-Dazs and Kirkland, Super Premium Vanilla , Costco carries additional ice cream brands that may not be chemical and preservative free.

    Always check the carton for ingredients before buying any ice cream.

  • Kirkland, Super Premium, Vanilla Ice Cream: Fresh cream, skim milk, sugar, pasteurized egg yolks, natural vanilla, carob bean gum and guar gum

  • Haagen-Dazs: Vanilla Milk Chocolate Almond Ice Cream Bars: Vanilla ice cream: cream, skim milk, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla extract. milk chocolate and vegetable oil coating with almonds: milk chocolate (sugar, whole milk powder, chocolate, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, vanilla extract), almonds roasted in vegetable oil (almond, safflower), coconut oil

The word is If you're in an ice cream shop; ask the server or manager for a list of ingredients before buying an ice cream cone or cup. If your buying packaged ice cream to take home, read the ingredient label on the ice cream box before buying any ice cream for yourself, a friend, or a child.

For the best ice cream visit Ice Cream Shops offering delicious ice cream with no chemicals - Ice Cream the way it use to be made.

If you find any ice cream in a store or ice cream shop that has pure ingredients and NO CHEMICALS, please let us know at gail@westchestertowns.com and we will add it to our list of healthy ice cream options.

Ice Cream and Soft Serve Safety
When ice cream is cheap, it is often made with a starter mix of chemicals that replace the few natural ingredients (cream, milk, sugar, egg yolks, and a flavor such as vanilla or cocoa) needed to make real ice cream. Before buying any ice cream for your child or yourself, be sure you're eating ice cream and not a frozen mixture of chemicals. Follow these ice cream safety tips:

  • Any Ice Cream Shop that says Ice cream made fresh daily in the store should either display a list of ingredients or have the ingredient list available for you to see. Simply ask for the ingredient list for the flavor you are buying.

  • If the ingredients are healthy and natural, the ice cream shop will be proud to give the ingredients to you.

  • Look out for potentially toxic chemicals such as mono and diglycerides , carrageenan and polysorbate 80 . See warnings below for these chemical ingredients often used in ice cream and soft serve.

Note: The United States FDA has issued a preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (which contain trans fats) are not "generally recognized as safe", which is expected to lead to a ban on industrially produced trans fats from the American diet. Read FDA Statement

Be aware:
Monoglycerides and diglycerides serve the same purpose as partially hydrogenated oils with similar risks Monoglycerides & Diglycerides: Same Killer, Different Name
Source: www.stopkillingmykids.com

Also see: Former FDA official: HFCS consumption ‘destroying the youth of the U.S.’


Source: Dangers of Carrageenan by Dr. Andrew Weil

"All told, I recommend avoiding regular consumption of foods containing carrageenan."

Carrageenan
". . . Dr. Tobacman said that her research has shown that exposure to carrageenan causes inflammation and that when we consume processed foods containing it, we ingest enough to cause inflammation in our bodies. She explained that all forms of carrageenan are capable of causing inflammation. This is bad news. We know that chronic inflammation is a root cause of many serious diseases including heart disease, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, and cancer.

"Dr. Tobacman also told the board that in the past, drug investigators actually used carrageenan to cause inflammation in tissues in order to test the anti-inflammatory properties of new drugs. And she reported further that when laboratory mice are exposed to low concentrations of carrageenan for 18 days, they develop 'profound' glucose intolerance and impaired insulin action, both of which can lead to diabetes."


Sources:
Soft-serve ice cream: What's in there anyway? by www.canada.com
Dangers of Polysorbate-80 by Livestrong.com

Note: Polysorbate 80 is found in hard and soft ice cream, including Carvel Soft Ice Cream.

Polysorbate 80 Side Effects
"Polysorbate 80 is also known by the generic name darbepoetin alfa, and is used in treating chronic kidney failure and some kinds of cancer. It stimulates bone marrow to make red blood cells. It is similar to the naturally occurring human protein erythropoietin, but has some side effects that can be life-threatening."

Side Effects include
Heart Problems
Tumor Growth
Headaches and Dizzyness
Infertility - Linked in numerous studies to infertility in mice.




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