Ikea is continuously making waves through environmentally consciousness, vegan offerings and diminishing waste usage, especially in the past few years.

Just this week, the Swedish mega-brand joined the global fight against plastic pollution by committing to completely ridding the company of single-use plastic products from its stores and restaurants by 2020.

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According to the Guardian, they also plan to eliminate plastic straws, plates, cups, freezer bags, bin bags, and plastic-coated paper plates and cups. Before that, they launched the vegan hot dog and added more vegan options. And today they announced, via Instagram, their plan to introduce vegan soft serve ice cream to the IKEA Bistro by summer 2020.

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recent report saw IKEA naming the planet’s “rising consumption of meat and dairy” as a global concern. They want to lead the way. In a press release, they said, “To do this requires rethinking and inspiring changes in lifestyles and consumption as well as adopting new ways of working. We are prepared to lead the way forward together with our co-workers, customers, and partners and use our size to make a positive difference.”

IKEA, we’re right there with you.

In the meantime, make some vegan ice cream in your own kitchen!

With these plant-based recipes from our Food Monster App, you’ll be able to hold out until next summer.

Marzipan and Butterscotch Ice Cream SundaeMarzipan and Butterscotch Ice Cream Sundae

This beautiful swirled Marzipan and Butterscotch Ice Cream Sundae is perfectly sweet for summer. All you really need are some bananas, almond butter for the marzipan, and carob syrup for the butterscotch.

Speculoos Coconut Ice CreamSpeculoos Coconut Ice Cream

This Speculoos Coconut Ice Cream is truly a treat. The cookies and the spread are both used in this recipe for Speculoos ice cream, for a double dose of cinnamon caramel goodness.

Raw Raspberry and Chocolate Ice CreamRaw Raspberry and Chocolate Ice Cream

This bright and delicious Raw Raspberry and Chocolate Ice Cream recipe is everything you could want in a cold treat! This ice cream is raw, tart, sweet, and creamy, so buy some ice cream cones and scoop yourself some deliciousness!

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If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it’s available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more.

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