Product Review: Susan’s Premium Gluten Free Ice Cream

Ice cream is a quintessential summer treat, one you don’t need to give up if you are on a gluten free diet.

But many ice cream companies utilize food starches containing gluten in some of their products, such as fudge sauce or mix-in’s for example. This limits our choices of ice cream, and certainly excludes us from eating any type of cookie, brownie or pretzel ice cream. While there are many ice creams that do not contain these gluten ingredients, they may still be manufactured on equipment that processes gluten.

Susan’s Premium Ice Creams are all natural and 100% gluten free, processed on dedicated gluten free equipment in dedicated gluten free facilities. Susan’s ice cream is also GMO-free and certified fair trade. She only uses top grade, premium ingredients such as fair trade sugar, grade one, fair trade Madagascar vanilla, and gluten free brownies made by a gluten free artisan bakery in Maine.Ice creame essentials

Susan’s Premium Ice Cream comes in 5 flavors: Madagascar Vanilla, Double Fudge Brownie, Cappuccino, Chocolate Chunk, and Cookies and Cream.

My favorite was by far the cookies and cream.IMG_6394 I can’t remember the last time I had cookies and cream ice cream; it was sometime before January 2009. Made with Madagascar vanilla and lot’s of chocolate wafer cookie chucks it was to die for! Jeremy was thrilled when I brought home a carton for us to share.IMG_6397 IMG_6399

If you like chocolate and coffee, and let’s be serious who doesn’t?, then the mocha ice cream with gluten free fudge chunks is for you.IMG_6326The cappuccino ice cream tastes like a cappuccino, and the double fudge brownie, made with chocolate cream, fudge swirls and gluten free brownies is also to die for!

Susan’s ice cream was delicious. The prominent flavors were outstanding; there is nothing bland about Susan’s ice cream. Besides the superior taste and value, there are a lot of other reasons why you might want to consider buying Susan’s ice cream.Screen shot 2014-02-13 at 2.35.00 PMSusan’s Premium Ice Cream is priced the same as both Haagen-Daz and Ben & Jerry’s. Susan’s ice cream can be found at major supermarkets and specialty markets through New England. For a full list of retail locations click here.

Disclaimer: I received this product free to sample and review for my blog. I was not paid for my review and all opinions are my own.

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Jessica

Jessica I've been on a gluten free diet since January 2009. It's been an adventure, and a challenge at times. I love to go to new restaurants and try new foods, and being gluten free can make eating out difficult at times. But I will not let my dietary restrictions get in my way of finding new restaurants and products. These are my stories of being a young women in a big city, eating out and trying new foods, all while NOT eating gluten. Like I said, it's an adventure and you are welcome to come along... Please note that as I try to eat gluten free 100% of the time, my intolerance is not as severe as others so please use caution when dining at restaurants that are not certified gluten free.

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