VIDEO: How to Make Velvety Avocado Ice Cream (Without an Ice Cream Maker)

VIDEO: How to Make Velvety Avocado Ice Cream (Without an Ice Cream Maker)

YOU WILL NEED:
– 3 small, ripe avocados (mashed up)
– 1 1/2 cups of whole milk (you can also use coconut milk if you want to make the recipe vegan, but the texture will be a bit more grainy)
– 1 cup of heavy cream (you can also use coconut cream)
– 1/2

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NYC Public Transit Remains Shuttered after Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Entire System

NYC Public Transit Remains Shuttered after Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Entire System

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As Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) officials begin to assess the damage wreaked on the city’s public transit system by Hurricane Sandy, all services in New York City remain suspended. This includes not only the 108-year-old subway system,

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Cuomo Appoints ‘Open Space’ Advocate as NYS Environment Chief

Cuomo Appoints ‘Open Space’ Advocate as NYS Environment Chief

Environmental groups are praising Gov. Andrew Cuomo for choosing Joseph Martens as New York State’s new commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation. Martens served as New York’s deputy state secretary of energy and the environment from 1992-94,

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Send a Valentine to the Earth by rallying to defund DAPL today in NYC

Send a Valentine to the Earth by rallying to defund DAPL today in NYC

Show the planet some love this Valentine’s Day and make your voice heard.

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State Senate guts measure to tax plastic bags in New York City

State Senate guts measure to tax plastic bags in New York City

The New York League of Conservation Voters has estimated that every year New Yorkers throw  away 10 billion plastic bags.  So,  passing a law to tax people 5 cents each if they choose to use a plastic bag when paying for their items made sense-the a

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This organization is bringing the first monument honoring a woman to Central Park

This organization is bringing the first monument honoring a woman to Central Park

It took over seventy years of advocacy for women to be granted the right to vote in the United States. Determined, pioneering citizens such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony helped make that happen. Yet there is no monument in all of New to

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Governor Cuomo and Bernie Sanders unveil free tuition proposal for New York colleges

Governor Cuomo and Bernie Sanders unveil free tuition proposal for New York colleges

Governor Cuomo has started 2017 with a substantial plan designed to respond to the financial challenges most students and families face today in pursuing higher education. On January 3rd, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to launch the Excelsior at

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Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Last summer, Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Alloy Development collaborated on the 2000 Galloon Project, a pop-up nursery and event space that successfully brought attention to the creative potential of dumpsters, and also raised visibility on how to the

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How Rikers Island uses gardening therapy to improve inmates’ well-being

How Rikers Island uses gardening therapy to improve inmates’ well-being

The Department of Corrections has announced that they will be awarding the Horticultural Society of New York to expand its horticultural therapy program at Rikers Island. Therapeutic horticulture is a process that uses plants and plant-related in order

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NYC nonprofit Nest connects luxury brands with craftspeople around the world

NYC nonprofit Nest connects luxury brands with craftspeople around the world

In 2004, just two weeks after finishing graduate school, Rebecca Van Bergen began Nest with the idea that craft and small business support could be an empowering tool for positive social and economic change. Led by a refreshing team of committed and New

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Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt

Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt

the first completed apartment at Brooklyn’s biggest megaproject, Pacific Park, is nearly ready for its opening and I wanted to share the images to see if you’d be interested in covering the newly unveiled home. The 2BR/2BA model apartment is located a

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New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

http://www.newschool.edu/pressroom/pressreleases/2016/keringparsonssustainability.htm

+ Parsons School of Design

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Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

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+ BKSK

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NYC moves forward with bag fee despite efforts to block it

NYC moves forward with bag fee despite efforts to block it

NYC leaders are moving forward to roll out the five-cent plastic bag fee approved by City Council in May 2016. As environmentalists applaud and store owners rush to follow instructions from the city’s Department of Sanitation (DSNY) via notices last The

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Renderings for new $70 million Statue of Liberty museum unveiled

Renderings for new $70 million Statue of Liberty museum unveiled

“Our goal is for visitors to take away a richer picture of what the Statue of Liberty has meant to people throughout her history – not only in this nation but around the world – and to see themselves as part of the amazing story of liberty’s and

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Take a free sunset cruise on this new 10,000-square-foot yacht restaurant at Pier 81

Take a free sunset cruise on this new 10,000-square-foot yacht restaurant at Pier 81

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Yesterday’s storm caused NYC electricity prices to spike 1000 percent

Yesterday’s storm caused NYC electricity prices to spike 1000 percent

NYC thunderstorm caused electricity prices to spike 1,000% on Monday

This summer has been a mega scorcher, with high heat, intense humidity, and a flurry of thunderstorms all working together to make NYC residents pretty miserable. And there’s one

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Bike Fetish Day brings wacky wheeled creations to the streets of Williamsburg

Bike Fetish Day brings wacky wheeled creations to the streets of Williamsburg

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+ City Reliquary Community Museum

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Mutant bikes, williamsburg,

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Breaking Ground opens ultra-sustainable supportive housing complex in the Bronx

Breaking Ground opens ultra-sustainable supportive housing complex in the Bronx

Related: Breaking Ground’s Park House to provide sustainable housing for 248 low-income families in the Bronx

+ COOKFOX Architects
+ Breaking Ground

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Environmental groups call for Indian Point nuclear plant shutdown citing radioactive leakage, equipment failures and expired licenses

Environmental groups call for Indian Point nuclear plant shutdown citing radioactive leakage, equipment failures and expired licenses

Environmental groups still calling for shutdown of Indian Point nuclear power plant, despite NRC assessment

The Indian Point nuclear power plant has become more than just a big environmental problem in recent years. The plant, which has been leaking

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Statue of Liberty at high risk due to climate change, says new report

Statue of Liberty at high risk due to climate change, says new report

According to a new study, the iconic Statue of Liberty may be at risk due to climate change. The study, “World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate,” named the iconic NYC landmark among the many international sites like Venice, Stonehenge, and the

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Escobedo Soliz Studio’s colorful woven rope “sky” blankets MoMA PS1 (PHOTOS)

Escobedo Soliz Studio’s colorful woven rope “sky” blankets MoMA PS1 (PHOTOS)

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New York lawmakers introduce bill to reach zero emissions by 2050

New York lawmakers introduce bill to reach zero emissions by 2050

A group of New York lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to eliminate the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by 100 percent by 2050. The New York state climate and community protection act (General Assembly bill number A10342) would codify Gov. by

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New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

Fish Bar at North River Landing, Andrew Franz Architect, New York Cruise Lines, Fish Bar, pier 81, bar on a boat, floating bar, restaurant on a boat, boat restaurant nyc, nyc boat restaurant, recycled boat, green design, green architecture, eco design,

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Prague Summer Program Preview

Prague Summer Program Preview

Aspiring writers are invited to explore Czech literary culture and gain inspiration for their own craft during a unique PSP in NYC weekend symposium and book fair, June 4-5, at the beautifully refurbished Czech Center New York.

Presented by The for a

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