12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

These 12 delicious dairy free ice cream recipes are made with natural ingredients, no refined sugars, and are definitely a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream, especially for those with dairy allergy or dairy intolerance. You can have your ice cream and eat it too!

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Coffee Mocha Nice Cream from Healthy Little Cravings

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We all scream for Dairy free Ice Cream!

 

I think if I were to do a poll, a resounding majority of people would say that ice cream is their favorite summer treat. Unfortunately with dairy allergies and dairy intolerances on the rise, lots of individuals (myself, my hubby, and my daughter included) can’t enjoy this sweet summer dessert without feeling some sort of digestive discomfort. Luckily, there’s a million and one ways to make your own delicious, rich, creamy and dreamy dairy free ice cream at home in a snap.

Today I’m sharing 12 tasty and delicious homemade dairy free ice cream recipes from the blogosphere. Most of these recipes don’t even require an ice cream machine as they are “no-churn”, so you can whip up your favorite flavour and enjoy ice cream once again, sans digestive rebellion. 😉

 

The Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes:

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Salted Caramel Coconut Ice Cream from Minimalist Baker

Salted Caramel Coconut Ice Cream from Minimalist Baker

This delicious and simple ice cream from Minimalist Baker is made with cashews and coconut milk and swirled with a natural caramel made from dates and bourbon. Yum!

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Vegan Avocado Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream from Tuulia

Vegan Avocado Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream from Tuulia

This incredibly beautiful recipe is loaded with avocados but you’d never know it, they just add a richness and healthy fats to the dairy free ice cream!

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Blueberry Frozen Yogurt from Feasting On Fruit

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt  from Feasting on Fruit

This bright and beautiful frozen yogurt from Natalie is made simply in the blender with just 5 ingredients, easy-peasy!

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream from Joy Food Sunshine

Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream from Joy Food Sunshine

This stunning, rich, and creamy homemade ice cream is paleo, made with almond butter, honey, and full-fat coconut milk.

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Vegan Cherry Bakewell Ice Cream From Wallflower Kitchen

Cherry Bakewell Ice Cream from Wallflower Kitchen

Loaded with cherries and a hint of almond extract this bright and delightful ice cream is surely a summer crowd-pleaser!

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Almond Pistachio Frozen Yogurt from NITK

Almond Pistachio Frozen Yogurt from NITK

From the archives and one of my favorite ice cream inspired recipes, this dairy free frozen yogurt has pistachios, avocado, almond extract, and pure honey for sweetness.

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Vegan Cashew Butter Swirl Ice Cream from Fit Mitten Kitchen

Medjool Date Cashew Butter Fudge Coconut Ice Cream from Fit Mitten Kitchen

Dates, cashew butter, fudge, and coconut? I’m in. This healthier ice cream is seriously mouthwatering.

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream from Minimalist Baker

Raspberry Ripple Coconut Ice Cream from Minimalist Baker

Dana from Minimalist Baker does it again with this beautiful recipe made with cashews, coconut, maple syrup, and loads of fresh raspberries.

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Banana Nice Cream with Wet Walnuts from My Quiet Kitchen

Banana Nice Cream with Wet Walnuts from My Quiet Kitchen

Simple as can be and perfectly sweet, all you need for this delicious recipe is 4 main ingredients!

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Dairy Free Watermelon Ice Cream from Nutrition in the Kitch

Dairy Free Watermelon Ice Cream from NITK

Another one of my favorites from the blog archives, this tasty dairy free watermelon ice cream is made in a blender, no ice cream machine necessary, and it’s super refreshing!

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Coffee Mocha Nice Cream from Healthy Little Cravings

Coffee Mocha Nice Cream from Healthy Little Cravings

I can’t get enough of these gorgeous photos! This caffeinated version of banana ice cream is sweetened perfectly with dates and chopped dark chocolate.

 

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer // Vegan Matcha Ice Cream from My Vegan Minimalist

Vegan Matcha Ice Cream from My Vegan Minimalist

Bright green, energizing, and beautiful, this recipe contains bananas, matcha powder, maple syrup, almond milk, and muscovado sugar for a touch more sweetness!

 

I hope you loved this delicious roundup and if you plan to ditch the dairy this summer (or have to!) you’ve found lots of inspiration here to keep you satisfied all season long. So, which recipe will you make first? Tell me in the comments section and be sure to pin the photo below to save this sweet roundup for later!

12 Homemade Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

Have a great day!

Christal // NITK

 

Author: Christal Sczebel

Christal is the creator of Nutrition in the Kitch. She's a Certified Nutritional Consultant, twice published author, gluten and dairy free recipe developer, food photographer, speaker, wife, and mama. Christal loves good food, all things wellness, and loves to travel. Her wellness philosophy is centred around balance and sustainable health, life's way too short for boring diets and restriction!