As summer approaches, we’re getting ready for all the dairy-free ice cream desserts we’re going to eat! Cold, refreshing and delicious, ice cream is the perfect summer treat. With how much delicious ice cream there is out there, it can be hard to know where to start, but don’t worry – our bloggers have your back with these tips and tricks for making your ice cream awesome! Check them out on our Food Monster App – and then check out more of our Blogger Tips!

1. Coconut Ice Cream

Coconut and Raspberry Ice Cream Bites

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The tropical flavor of coconut is a perfect base for dairy-free ice cream: the sweetness and creaminess are wonderfully delicious, and will make your dessert delightful! Just check out these gorgeous Coconut and Raspberry Ice Cream Bites from Stefani Weiss. If you need a caffeine kick in your ice cream, this Cold Brew Coffee and Coconut Milk Ice Cream from Larice Feuerstein has your back. For a classic vanilla flavor, whip up a Decadent Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream by Nikki Stokes! If popsicles are more your jam, these Chocolate Coconut Popsicles from Taryn Fitz-Gerald will be a game-changer.

2. Chocolate Ice Cream

Vegan Paleo Chocolate Ice Cream with chocolate topping

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A classic, well-loved flavor, star of ice cream cakes and cones alike: Chocolate ice cream! Check out a simple and delicious Chocolate Ice Cream from Katrina Nixon! For super easy ice cream that won’t require a long shopping list, check out this 3-Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream from Jodi Burke! Julia Winnicki‘s Chocolate Ice Cream is super chocolatey and super delicious.

3. Vanilla Ice Cream

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Vanilla may sound like a simple or boring ice cream flavor, but not with these ice cream recipes! They all use clever ingredients to elevate the awesome flavor of vanilla, and trust us – you’ll never look at vanilla the same way again. Olive oil may sound like an unusual ice cream flavor, but trust us and try this awesome Olive Oil and Vanilla Ice Cream With Caramel Sauce from Emily von Euw. Avocado adds delightful creaminess in this Vanilla Avocado Ice Cream from Magdalena Pienkos! The flavor combo is unforgettable in Laura Ryan‘s Rosemary Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.

4. Fruity Ice Cream

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Fresh, fruity flavors add a natural sweetness and awesome vibrant colors to your dessert! There’s nothing better in the summer than fresh fruit, so add them into your ice cream with the best of both worlds. Start with this Raw Peach and Vanilla Ice Cream from Christina Leopold for a delicious treat! Melissa Haithcock‘s Blackberry Lavender Ice Cream will be one of your new favorites. Valentina Chiappa‘s Raw Mango Ice Cream and Clara MacLeod‘s Raw Berry Ice Cream Sandwiches are amazing summer treats you’ll want again and again.

Need more ice cream ideas? Check out 15 Dairy-Free Ice Creams to Enjoy This Summer and our Ice Cream Archives! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!


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