Now the very concept of ice cream being vegan sounds contradictory – because ice cream is a dairy product that uses milk, milk solids, cream and so on. So as a vegan do you have to bid farewell to ice cream forever? Not so! Vegan ice cream – that is non dairy ice cream is an option!
Vegan ice cream is made using dairy substitutes such as almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, rice milk and so on. So, even vegans that are allergic to soy have it good with so many other options. We look at some of the top rated vegan ice cream brands – which give you the satisfaction of enjoying a delicious dessert in keeping with ethical considerations.
1. Coconut Bliss non-dairy frozen dessert
This ice cream is highly rated because, though it is made from coconut milk it doesn’t taste like frozen coconut milk. It does actually taste like ice cream as it is supposed to. The rich smoothness of the ice cream is what recommends it specially.
2. So Delicious dairy free ice cream
The dairy free product and beverage company also makes creamers, cultured products and drinks. Some of their highly tempting sounding products include Cookie Dough Coconut ice cream, cookies and cream almond ice cream, minis mocha almond fudge bars, minis banana split sandwiches. These vegan ice creams have been described as deliciously decadent, yummy and sinfully gooey with great texture.
3. Tofutti milk free ice cream
The ice cream brand targets itself towards not only vegans but also those who have lactose intolerances or food allergies. They make frozen desserts, cream cheeses, dairy free mozzarella and more. Their red velvet ice cream, chocolate bar ice creams, and novelties such as ice cream sandwiches and cones are recommended.
4. Purely Decadent vegan ice cream
This organic ice cream is not only dairy free, it is also free of refined sugars, and a low fat option. Some of the most popular flavors of this vegan ice cream brand are Chocolate Peanut Butter Zig Zag, Rocky Road, Mint Chip and so forth.
5. Temptation vegan ice cream
Made by Chicago Soy Dairy this is a vegan ice cream made from soy. Described as wonderfully smooth and creamy, one of the most highly recommended flavors is the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor.
The problem with some vegan ice cream brands may be that they are not available everywhere and you may have to work to get at them online, from specialty stores and so on.