We round up some of the best nice cream recipes to help cool you down this summer! These recipes are also vegan and super easy to prepare.
YAY! It’s officially summertime, which means it’s time to bust out the cool treats for those hot days! One of my go-to summer treats to beat the heat is ice cream. Guys, I’m an ice cream fiend!!! And when I want REAL ice cream, I go straight to my local parlour for a proper double scoop (after about 20 different samples).
But sometimes I crave something a little lighter and fruiter, so I whip up some homemade vegan nice cream. I am a wee bit obsessed with nice cream because it’s legit just sweet ripe bananas and all of your favourite fruity add-ins. So, I’ve gathered 15 of the best vegan nice cream recipes for summer from my kitchen and some of my fave food bloggers!
Best Vegan Nice Cream Recipes for Summer
Abbey’s Kitchen – Vegan Unicorn Nice Cream
This light guilt-free vegan unicorn nice cream is made without added sugar or artificial colouring.
The Veg Life – Vegan Watermelon Ice Cream
Ever since the warm weather came back, I’ve always seen watermelon at all the grocery stores, what a great way to use watermelon to make this refreshing vegan nice cream recipe!
Beaming Banana- Vegan Black Raspberry Chip Protein Nice Cream
This is a great healthy vegan nice cream recipe for those of you looking to eat more protein!
Abbey’s Kitchen – Vegan Semifreddo Ice Cream
So I may have made this tasty vegan ice cream cake specifically for Canada Day, but hey it’s too tasty to only have one day a year!
Eat Healthy, Eat Happy- Homemade No-Churn Lemon Ice Cream
I love using lemons because of the freshness you can get from it, this is a great vegan nice cream recipe that uses lemons.
Beaming Baker- Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Nice Cream
This is a great chocolate chip vegan nice cream recipe that is dairy free, and gluten free!
The Veg Life- Vegan Cantaloupe Ice Cream
This is a great vegan nice cream recipe that only utilizes 4 ingredients to make this healthy nice cream!
Abbey’s Kitchen – Vegan Nutella Banana Ice Cream
For all the Nutella lovers out there (practically EVERYONE), this vegan banana nice cream is truly divine.
Diethood- 2-Ingredient Blueberry Banana Ice Cream
This super easy vegan nice cream recipe only calls for blueberries and bananas!
Chocolate Covered Katie- Mint Chocolate Chip Nice Cream
Mint Chocolate can never go wrong! Try this delicious recipe!
Feasting on Fruit- Peanut Butter Chunk Nice Cream
Peanut Butter is definitely one of my childhood favourites and still is, so I was so excited to find a vegan nice cream recipe that reminds me of my childhood!
Smart Nutrition- 3-Ingredient Strawberry Nice Cream
Strawberry & Banana is a great flavour combination, and this vegan nice cream recipe is something you must try!
Get Inspired Everyday- Coconut Lime Ice Cream
Coconut key lime pie is the perfect summer dessert and this is a great recipe for all your key lime lovers!
Beaming Baker- Paleo Vegan Almond Joy Ice Cream
I LOVE the combination of almonds and chocolate and if it’s in vegan nice cream form, I’m all in!
Feasting on Fruit- Vegan Gingerbread Nice Cream
A delicious vegan nice cream recipe that is gingerbread flavoured!
There you have it folks, 16 nice cream recipes that are not only healthy but also packed with flavour and super delicious.
Now I want to hear from you:
Have you ever made nice cream before?
What are your fav flavours?
Have you tried any of these recipes yet?
Comment below with your thoughts!Â
Contribution by Preveena Manisekaran
Updated on October 23rd, 2020
Abbey Sharp is a Registered Dietitian (RD), regulated by the Ontario College of Dietitians. She is a mom, YouTuber, Blogger, award winning cookbook author, media coach specializing in food and nutrition influencers, and a frequent contributor to national publications like Healthline and on national broadcast TV shows.