Welcome to #IceCreamWeek! Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen of Juanita’s Cocina have teamed up with more than 20 of their blog friends to bring you a week full of ice cream treats, including a special ice cream giveaway, and our party week ends TODAY! Prepare to have your taste buds tempted with some of the best ice cream treats around! Make sure you enter the giveaway for a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker and two fabulous ice cream cookbooks so that you can join in on the ice cream fun! Wild blueberry smoothieToday is the last day of #IceCreamWeek, booo!!  It’s been a sweet, creamy and chilly week for all of the bloggers involved and we couldn’t end it on a better note.  Today we are celebrating Jen of Juanita’s Cocina‘s Birthday with an Ice Cream Party! We love Jen oodles and bunches! We invite you all to head over to her website today to wish her the happiest of birthdays. You can also stop by her Facebook wall to wish her a Happy Birthday there as well!  Jen, along with Kim- Cravings Of A lunatic– have put so much work into making this week go as smooth as…well ice cream.

My final contribution to the party was this Wild Blueberry Smoothie which also has blueberry kefir in it from the amazing Redwood Hill Farm! Don’t forget to check out the live Pinchat later today. The giveaway winners will be announced and you’ll still have a chance to win some swag from the ice cream guru’s themselves, Ben & Jerry!Fresh wild blueberry smoothieA refreshing blueberry smoothie with ice cream

If you’d like to check out today’s #IceCreamWeek recipes, drool over the blogs below:

Mint Chocolate Chip Brownie Ice Cream Cake by Cravings of a Lunatic

Ice Cream Crunch Cake by Juanita’s Cocina

Birthday Ice Cream Bombe by girlichef

Japanese Yuzu Citrus Ice Cream by Ninja Baker

Coconut-Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Cups by The Kitchen is My Playground

Salted Caramel Ice Cream by Cookistry

Chocolate Malt Ice Cream Cake by Food Babbles

Funfetti Ice Cream Krispie Cupcakes by The Spiffy Cookie

Wild Blueberry Ice Cream Smoothie by Foodness Gracious

Brownie Fudge Ripple Ice Cream by Poet in the Pantry

Please join us today, Saturday, August 17th at 2 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) for our PinChatLive Event happening simultaneously on Pinterest and G+. We’ll be announcing the winners of our giveaway and talking ice cream! Please join us for our Ice Cream Social at 2 pm! We have ice cream cookbooks up for grabs. We also have 10 Ben & Jerry’s Swag Prizes up for grabs. So check out our Pinterest Board, #IceCreamWeek during the event at 2 p.m. today to win one of these amazing prizes!


Wild Blueberry Smoothie

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 81kcal
Author: foodnessgracious
A healthy wild blueberry smoothie!
Print Recipe


  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 large scoops blueberry ice cream
  • 1 cup blueberry kefir plain could also be used
  • 1 frozen banana


  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and well combined.
  • Divide the smoothie mix into two containers and serve at once.


Calories: 81kcal