Best Vegan Ice Creams to Fill Your Freezer with (US) | Veganuary

BEST VEGAN ICE CREAM TO FILL YOUR FREEZER WITH (US)

These are the best vegan ice creams to keep you cool this summer!

vanilla and berry vegan ice cream, top view
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Gone are the days when the only ice cream flavors that vegans could find in stores were vanilla and chocolate. Now, there are tons of dairy-free ice creams on the market, and the biggest problem is fitting them all in your freezer. Whether you’re looking for simple yet sweet flavors or more indulgent options, there’s something to cater to everyone’s tastes.

Here’s our round-up of the best vegan ice creams to treat yourself to this summer.

BEN & JERRY’S NON-DAIRY ice cream

Ice cream wizards Ben & Jerry’s vegan delights are created with a base of either almond milk or sunflower butter. There’s something for everyone with a range of amazing non-dairy flavors, including Cherry Garcia, Peanut Butter & Cookies and Chocolate Fudge Brownie. Currently, nineteen certified vegan non-dairy flavors are available in the US.

Scoops of ice cream in a bowl next to a pint of Ben & Jerry's Peanut Butter & Cookies Non-Dairy ice cream
Image Credit: Ben & Jerry’s

NADAMOO! DAIRY-FREE ICE CREAM

If you prefer a delicious and creamy coconut milk-based ice cream, look no further than NadaMoo! This ice cream comes in more than sixteen unique flavors like Caramel Cold Brew & Cookies, Pistachio Nut and Marshmallow Stardust. NadaMoo is not only certified vegan, but it is also organic, gluten-free, and fair-trade certified.

Scoops of vegan chocolate ice cream atop a pint of NadaMoo! Organic Chocolate ice cream
Image Credit: NadaMoo!

BREYERS NON-DAIRY ice cream

We are so happy to see another dairy giant like Breyers make plant-based progress with four delicious vegan ice cream flavors. The almond milk base makes for another delightfully creamy option that can be found at many grocery chains!

A carton of Breyers Non-Dairy Vanilla Peanut Butter Swirl ice cream made with real almond milk
Image Credit: Breyers

SO DELICIOUS DAIRY-FREE ice cream

You can’t go wrong with a classic vegan brand like So Delicious! From pints to ice cream sandwiches to dipped fudge bars, So Delicious does it all. And with bases of cashew milk, oat milk, almond milk, coconut milk, and soy milk, they have you covered no matter your preference.

A hand taking a pint of So Delicious Dairy-Free Butter Pecan Non-Dairy ice cream out of a mailbox from which a variety of other pint flavors are spilling out
Image Credit: So Delicious

MAGNUM Non-dairy iCE cREAM BARS

What a wonderful day when Magnum launched Non-Dairy Almond, Non-Dairy Classic, and Non-Dairy Sea Salt Caramel versions of its incredibly popular chocolate-covered ice cream bars!

A vegan chocolate covered sea salt caramel ice cream bar leans on a box of Magnum Non-Dairy Sea Salt Caramel ice cream bars
Image Credit: Magnum

COCONUT BLISS iCE cREAM

If you’re looking for another vegan company that knows what they’re doing when it comes to ice cream, Coconut Bliss is the one for you. They offer pints, bars, sammies and even mini cups! The coconut milk makes a decadent base for various flavors, including Legendary Cookie Dough and Golden Banana Brownie Swirl.

A variety of brightly colored Coconut Bliss ice cream pints
Image Credit: Coconut Bliss

OATLY ICE CREAM

The famous oat milk brand has expanded into the world of ice cream… and we love it! Oatly’s vegan ice cream is currently available in ten delicious flavors, which are, of course, all oat milk-based!

Pints of Oatly vegan ice cream in flavors coffee, mint chip, and fudge brownie
Image Credit: Oatly

Making your own ice cream is easier than you might think, and you don’t even need any fancy kitchen gadgets like an ice cream maker to do it! Check out our recipe section to get the scoop on homemade ice cream. We recommend this super easy recipe for delicious banana ice cream that uses frozen bananas. Or try this recipe that uses miraculous aquafaba (chickpea water) to create creamy Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream.

PAGE UPDATED JULY 2021

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