If you think being dairy-free or vegan means ice cream is a no-go, think again. There are plenty of delicious alternatives—from soy-based to nut-based to coconut-based—that you can buy at the store. These favorites taste so good, you may find yourself double-checking whether or not you got a regular pint.
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Häagen-Dazs is one of the latest mainstream ice cream brands to branch into the non-dairy market and these flavors taste as good as the others. There's a range of delicious offerings, like Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge and Mocha Chocolate Cookie, and even bar options for those who enjoy their ice cream chocolate-dipped.
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If you've ever had Ben & Jerry's regular ice cream, you'll want to try their non-dairy range. Like their regular options, these pints don't disappoint when it comes to their signature creative flair and chunky bits. With options like P.B & Cookies and Coconut Seven Layer Bar, they're sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
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NadaMoo ice creams are made from a creamy coconut milk base that will have you believing you are eating real dairy. While their add-ins aren't as chunky as the others, they have a great range of classic flavors that everyone will enjoy.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Coconut Bliss specializes in using just one base and they do it extremely well. They're certified organic, dairy-free, gluten-free, and soy-free, making them a great option for almost anyone. The tubs are really tasty, but it's the Coconut Bliss Sandwiches that truly steal the show. After all, who doesn't love an ice cream layered between two cookies?
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Tofutti's "snack-sized" sandwiches really are the non-dairy go-to if you're feeling like a few bites of ice cream (rather than devouring a whole pint). Because of this, they're also perfect for entertaining vegan or dairy-free guests.