Look around and you’ll see new vegan ice cream options popping up everywhere—because you, the consumer, expressed an interest in having these products available. Many major ice cream companies now offer dairy-free ice cream, which is a huge step forward for animals. By choosing options from this list, you can help prevent cows from being used for their milk. In the dairy industry, calves are stolen from their mothers shortly after birth. Cows are doting and devoted mothers who will fight to defend their young, and you’ll be helping to end this torturous cycle by eating only vegan ice cream.
Keep mother cows with their calves—check out these vegan ice cream flavors from brands you’ll love:
You can find several vegan pints at Trader Joe’s—from classic flavors to more unique ones. Head to your local store in search of these flavors and others: Very Chocolatey With Fudge Brownies, Okie Dokie Oat, Soy Creamy Cherry Chocolate Chip, Strawberry Non-Dairy Oat, Black Tea and Boba Coconut, and Cold Brew Coffee and Boba Coconut.
Ben & Jerry’s now offers tons of vegan flavors: Lights! Caramel! Action!, Oatmeal Dream Pie, Americone Dream, Bananas Foster Core, Boom Chocolata Core, Mint Chocolate Chance, Karamel Sutra Core, Phish Food, The Tonight Dough, Colin Kaepernick’s Change the Whirled, “Milk” & Cookies, Mint Chocolate Cookie, Netflix & Chilll’d, Cherry Garcia, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Coconut Seven Layer Bar, P.B. & Cookies, and Peanut Butter Half Baked. Are you as excited as we are? Thought so.
These decadent and delicious vegan treats deliver creamy perfection in every bite. You’ll surely find SorBabes bars irresistible, with flavor just as bold as the two inspiring women who created them. If SorBabes isn’t yet at your local grocery store, you can still get your hands on these mouthwatering bars through online ordering.
Music producer and longtime vegan Jermaine Dupri launched his own line of vegan ice creams, all made with a creamy coconut base. The brand offers six delicious flavors: Key Lime Pie; Strawberry Sweetheart; Welcome to Atlanta, Peach Cobbler; Apple Butter; Chocolate My Way; and (404) Cookies & Cream. Find them at a Walmart location near you.
This oat milk brand knows how to make a super-creamy and delicious frozen dessert that’s also kind to cows. Oatly’s ice cream pints are available in 10 flavors: Chocolate Chip, Mint Chip, Coffee, Strawberry, Chocolate, Vanilla, Salted Caramel, Fudge Brownie, Banana Split, and Raspberry Swirl.
This brand is known for its vegan milks and creamers, but it also brings that creaminess to the frozen dessert aisle with eight delicious flavors: Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl, Cookies & Crème, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Mint Fudge Swirl, Vanilla, Coffee Fudge Swirl, Blueberry Oat Crumble, and Chocolate.
Ice cream made from avocados? Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it, because these frozen pints are super rich and creamy. Flavors include Choco Peanut Butter, Chocolate Mud Pie, Deep Dark Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip, Cookies & Cream, Java Chip, Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean, Cherry Amaretto Chip, and Simply Lemon. The brand also offers two ice cream sandwich flavors.
Lupini beans are the secret ingredient in Wicked Kitchen’s ice cream pints. Try them for yourself. Flavors include Vanilla, Chocolate, Cookie Dough, Mint Chocolate Chip, and Birthday Cake. Check out the company’s rich cones and frozen dessert sticks while you’re at it!
Get a taste of paradise when you dig into Mauna Loa’s macadamia milk ice creams. The Hawaiian-inspired flavors include Big Island Mac Nut, Strawberry Guava, Moloka’i Sea Salt & Caramel, Mango Liliko’i, Vanilla Chocolate Chip, Rocky Road to Hana, Kona Coffee, Vanilla Orchid, and Chocolate.
KIND is known for its nut and energy bars—some of which are vegan—but the company has branched out into the dessert world with a new line of vegan ice cream. Flavors include Dark Chocolate Almond Sea Salt, Cherry Cashew, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter, Pistachio, Strawberry, Coffee Hazelnut, and Caramel Almond Sea Salt.
ALDI’s nondairy frozen dessert pints are made with almond milk and include flavors like Vanilla, Chocolate, and Mocha Fudge. The supermarket also offers Chocolately Covered Frozen Dessert Bites at some locations.
This creamy gelato made from hemp and oat milk comes in four flavors: Banana Cinnamon Date Swirl, Smooth Coffee, Chocolate Raspberry Swirl, and Chocolate Mint Chip.
Van Leeuwen serves up scoops at its shops and food trucks in Los Angeles and New York, but you can also grab pints in select grocery stores and online. With a wide variety of vegan flavors such as Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk, Cookies & Cream Caramel Swirl, and Peanut Butter Brownie Honeycomb, you can’t go wrong.
Oat milk has revolutionized the vegan milk industry. Now, Perry’s Ice Cream is revolutionizing its ice cream lineup with new dairy-free Oats Cream! Try Blueberry Pancake, Cookies & Cream, Peanut Butter & Cookies, or Vanilla.
NadaMoo uses coconut milk to create its delicious ice cream, which comes in these fine flavors: Cookies & Crème, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Mint Chip, Peppermint Bark, Pistachio Nut, Chocolate, Strawberry Shortcake, Rockiest Road, and Vanilla Bean.
Target stores are now even more vegan-friendly, thanks to their lineup of vegan ice creams. The nondairy frozen desserts from Target’s private label, Favorite Day, are made with almond milk and come in several delicious flavors.
The popular brand of low-calorie frozen treats transitioned its lactose-free line to a vegan lineup of delicious, animal-friendly pints. Current flavors include Strawberry Shortcake, Vanilla Latte, Cake Batter, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Classic Vanilla, Cookie Shake, Hint of Mint, Pistachio, Purely Chocolate, and Salted Caramel.
For 70 years, Santa Barbara–based McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams was known for its dairy “products.” Now, the brand is giving the people what they want: vegan flavors. The deliciously creamy dairy-free options include flavors such as Chocolate Fudge and Cookies, Coffee Cookie Crumble, Passion Fruit Lemon Swirl, Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch, Salted Caramel Chocolate Swirl, and Vanilla Bean. The new flavors go “well with Netflix and couches” but don’t “go well with milk as that would kinda defeat the whole purpose,” according to the company. Visit your local Gelson’s or Bristol Farms to pick up a pint, or click here to find out if you’re near a McConnell’s scoop shop. If you’re not near these supermarkets or a scoop shop, no problem—the brand’s dairy-free flavors are available to ship straight to your front door.
The Whole Foods brand carries an almond milk–based vegan ice cream. The list of flavors includes Berry Chantilly Cake, Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirl, and Birthday Blondie. The product line is also gluten-free and non-GMO.
Breyers carries three flavors of delicious vegan ice cream. Vanilla, Cookies & Cream, and Mint Chocolate Chip are waiting for you on store shelves, so check your local grocery store for availability!
Check out the Tofutti Cuties line of ice cream sandwiches (available in Chocolate, Vanilla, Cookies ‘N Cream, and Mint Chocolate Chip!). In addition, the Tofutti brand offers pints of Vanilla Almond Bark, “Better” Pecan, and Wild Berry vegan ice cream, among others.
Vegan sorbetto flavors include Alphonso Mango, Roman Raspberry, and Coconut Chocolate Cookie. The latter is truly a gift from vegan heaven.
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Cosmic Bliss’ organic plant-based line features coconut milk–based ice creams that are pure bliss. These are just some of the delectable pint flavors: Legendary Cookie Dough, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate, Chocolate Hazelnut Decadence, Chocolate Walnut Brownie, Sweet Cherry Amaretto, Mint Chip Galactica, Golden Banana Brownie Swirl, Infinite Coconut, Dark Chocolate, and Madagascan Vanilla Bean. The brand also makes various chocolate-coated ice cream bars and two varieties of ice cream cookie sandwiches.
These scrumptious soy ice cream flavors are to die for, except no one had to: Mint Chocolate Chip, Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon Churro, Mangonada, Very Cherry Chip, Banana PB Split, Oat’s a Goody, and Mango Tangerine Sorbet.
Remember: Desserts, even vegan desserts, should always be consumed in moderation. So should these delicious frozen yogurt flavors, which you should check out immediatel