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Popsicle or Ice Cream?

The weather is heating up all over the country, except maybe here in the Bay Area. Warm weather means folks are reaching for cooling treats. Popsicles tend to be lower in fat than ice cream, but ice cream is cool comfort food. While most people prefer one type of frozen treat over the other, some opt for popsicles because the calorie count is lower. What about you? Which frozen treat are you more likely to eat?


Daisy-Doe Daisy-Doe 8 years
I have always preferred popsicles over ice cream. I like the fresh taste it has and since I'm not allowed to eat any diary products (I'm lactose intolerant) it's easy to chose.
fizzymartini fizzymartini 8 years
Mmm, fro-yo. Ice-cream is a bit too rich for hot summer days. Of course it doesn't help that I'm slightly lactose intolerant... but fro-yo is worth the discomfort ;)
closetrebels closetrebels 8 years
Ice cream is my weakness. I could eat a whole Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough pint in one sitting. True story.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
Ice cream, duh! Popsicles do not excite me, and I hate the taste of the stick. No ice cream on a stick for me, either, unless I can scrape it off into a bowl first.
margokhal margokhal 8 years
Whatever's available...usually it's ice cream, so that's what I'll have. I like going to get frozen yogurt though...and I don't mind popsicles - except they seem like they have more sugar than yogurt or ice cream. Don't know how true that is, but that's what it tastes like to me.
Lo-Lo291303 Lo-Lo291303 8 years
Ice cream and Fro Yo!
arcticpuppet arcticpuppet 8 years
ick to popsicles. i love ice cream + froyo!
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Ooh, when it's really hot out, I love popsicles. I make them with real juice and they're delicious.
kclulu kclulu 8 years
I can't even remember the last time I had a popsicle. I find them messy and not terribly exciting. It is either ice cream or gelato or fruit smoothies, mmmmmm.
TeresaB81 TeresaB81 8 years
Popsicles. It gets so hot here that ice cream is too heavy.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
No contest--ice cream!
lydialee_home lydialee_home 8 years
Definitely Ice-cream!
julieulie julieulie 8 years
I hate popsicles. Sorbet for me.
darc5204 darc5204 8 years
Definitely ice cream. Higher calories or not, at least it is a bit more than sugar and artificial flavoring. I have to agree with totygoliguez, though. The real-ingredients popsicles at the Mexican grocery store are also great.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 8 years
Popsicles! Specially those that are from Latin America. A Mexican store was recently open near my house and they sell the best popsicles ever
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 8 years
lemuse20 lemuse20 8 years
I really prefer ice cream, but I've been sticking to popsicles lately
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
My BF's parents own an ice cream store - local, organic, amaaaazing stuff. Ice cream all the way.
deanna024 deanna024 8 years
Popsicles hurt my teeth -- they are too cold and never taste right. Ice cream all the way!
samantha999 samantha999 8 years
I'm lactose intolerant - so it's popsicles for me. tropical fruit please.
Feesje Feesje 8 years
Ice Ice (cream) baby!
bonniebonnie bonniebonnie 8 years
Popsicles por vida
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