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Levon's Obsessions

A gal whose obsessions lie within fat, sugar, carbs, caffeine, and beverages that could strengthen the heart or seal up a womb.

Abuelita Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream

Within hours of reading about the massive protesting in Mexico against the newly appointed pres, I saw this post on Abuelita Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream and had to repost. That and it looks so so good. Appropriate for the season and climate – meteorologically and politically speaking, need-less-to-say this post caught my ‘fat girl in an average body’ foodie attention. So get your ice cream churn ready (they have them for as low as $49 at Bed Bath & Beyond) and enjoy.. Levon S.

The Hungry Artist


While travelling in Mexico during my college years,  I always enjoyed having Mexican hot chocolate at breakfast.  It’s tastier than its American counterpart and has subtle notes of cinnamon.  Then, many years later after moving to NYC, I discovered that the little bodega on our corner had the Abuelita chocolate disks, so I happily started making Mexican hot chocolate at home.

Nowadays, you can find these disks (the other common brand is Ibarra) in the international foods section of large grocery stores.

In fact, my sister-in-law in Gurnee, IL who didn’t know we could get it here sent us about 10 boxes after we commented how much we loved it while visiting during Thanksgiving!

Since it’s been so hot these days, we’ve been enjoying lots of yummy home made cold treats like smoothies, soft serve “ice cream”, and rocket pops.  Hot chocolate hasn’t made the…

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2 thoughts on “Abuelita Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream

  1. Sounds like you’ll get a helluva ‘sugar rush’ out of this one.

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