Who doesn’t love ice cream? It’s delicious and a great frozen treat to have year-round. Today, there are countless dairy-free options in all types of flavors for individuals with allergies or dietary restrictions. Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant, or trying to avoid dairy for any reason, you’re bound to find an ice cream you will love.
Here are our top 5 picks:
Cado produces organic, plant-based, and vegan ice cream made from avocado pulp. It’s low-calorie and high-fiber and has a smooth and creamy texture that resembles traditional dairy ice cream.
Flavors to try: Simply Lemon, Cookies & Cream, Cherry Amaretto Chip
- Van Leeuwen
Van Leeuwen started off in 2008 as an ice cream truck in New York City and was one of the first brands to ship their dairy-free pints across the country. They offer a wide variety of their non-dairy frozen desserts made from cashew and oat milks.
Flavors to try: Vegan Churros & Fudge, Vegan Peanut Butter Brownie Honeycomb, Vegan Passion Fruit Layer Cake
Your favorite oatmilk brand also produces ice cream. Oatly has simple plant-based frozen desserts made from oat milk and coconut oil. Their products are vegan, kosher, non-GMO, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and nut-free.
Flavors to try: Coffee, Fudge Brownie, Raspberry Swirl
NadaMoo! creates dairy-free organic coconut milk based frozen desserts that are both creamy and delicious. Their ice cream contains no gluten, GMO ingredients, or cholesterol. They also introduced their no-sugar added line of ice cream earlier this year.
Flavors to try: Birthday Cake Cookie Dough, Strawberry Cheesecake, Marshmallow Stardust
- Ben & Jerry’s
Ben & Jerry’s has a lineup of non-dairy versions of their classic ice cream flavors as well as exclusive non-dairy flavors. Their frozen desserts are creamy and delicious and made with either almond milk or sunflower butter.
Flavors to try: Phish Food, Cherry Garcia, Crème Brulee Cookie