PRODUCTS: Ice Cream Favorites For National Ice Cream Month
There’s always something new to present for National Ice Cream Month. Here, three recommendations for both dairy and non-dairy ice cream.
Lactose intolerant? Vegan? Green? Kosher?
Two big-name ice cream producers have created non-dairy lines, and have recently added new flavors to them.
Aside from tasting like the brands’ dairy lines, there’s more to love about these non-dairy treats: They’re environmentally friendly (green).
You may decide to switch, to make your own contribution to reducing climate change.
A technicality: While we may call these products “non-dairy ice cream,” per the USDA standards they are “non-dairy frozen desserts.”
To be called “ice cream,” a product has to contain cream.
Instead of dairy milk, the frozen treats are made with almond milk and are certified 100% vegan.
Four of Ben & Jerry’s Top 10 flavors are recreated for the non-dairy line.
And surprise: No one will know they’re eating non-dairy ice cream unless they see the pint.
Ben & Jerry’s recipe developers have done a great job in creating a line that both dairy-free eaters and omnivores can embrace.
For more information visit BenAndJerrys.com.
The products—which, like Ben & Jerry’s, are as delicious as the convention line—use no dairy milks. They are made from a blend of corn syrup, coconut oil and sunflower oil, plus sugar, flavorings and inclusions (cherries, chocolate chips, etc.; the coconut flavors also have coconut cream).
The line is certified kosher-dairy* by OU.
Learn more about the line at HaagenDazsUS.com.
Last year we wrote about Bubbies Mochi, ice cream bites wrapped in Japanese rice dough.
Bubbies has ported the idea to cookie-dough-covered ice cream bites, which are equally delightful (photo #3).
The four flavors include:
The line is gluten free, kosher (KSA Dairy), Non GMO and rBST-free.
Visit BubbiesIceCream.com to learn more.
*It’s made with equipment that also processes dairy products.