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Stay cool all summer with this delicious roundup of gluten free and dairy free ice cream recipes! Some recipes are healthy and some are decadent, but all are allergy friendly. We’ve also included plenty of paleo, vegan, keto, soy free, and nut free options as well.
Hey friends! It’s officially summer and it has been an unusually hot and dry here this year, perfect for homemade frozen treats.
While I love a great store bought dairy free ice cream (there are some amazing brands out there!), I also love making ice cream or sorbet at home. Making ice cream (and sorbet) at home:
Saves money (dairy free ice cream is notoriously expensive).
Is easy to customize to your specific allergens.
You can make bigger batches for sharing (make a quart of ice cream instead of just buying several pints for multiple people).
We have a couple great ice cream recipes in the works to share with you all as well that we will include in this list once they are posted.
Each time we post our own allergy friendly ice cream recipe, we’ll add it to this roundup. So this list will continue to grow with great recipes!
There are also plenty of paleo, nut free, low carb/keto, soy free, and vegan ice cream options here. And if you’re not a fan of chocolate or vanilla, there are lots of fruity flavors, too!
Summer is the perfect time for cool, creamy, and fruity peach ice cream! Our Dairy Free Roasted Peach Ice Cream is made with fresh seasonal peaches that are roasted to bring out their flavor. Our peach ice cream is so delicious, naturally sweetened, and made dairy free and gluten free.
This Peppermint Chocolate Chip Nice Cream is sweet and creamy with a hint of peppermint and lots of chocolate pieces. Perfect for a cool homemade frozen treat anytime, plus it’s dairy free and allergy friendly!
This rich and creamy no churn dairy free ice cream is made with whipped chocolate coconut cream and marshmallow fluff. The marshmallow base means that you’re halfway to rocky road ice cream right at the start!
Three Ingredient Raspberry Peach Nice Cream is easy to make and healthy to boot. Gluten free and vegan, it takes frozen bananas, raspberries, and peaches, and blends them up into a creamy frozen dessert. Your kids won’t even know they’re eating “just fruit”.
This fresh blueberry cashew ice cream is the most amazing colour and sings of sweet blueberries and roasty, creamy cashews. Its plant based and both dairy and egg free, perfect for those with allergies or dietary restrictions.
This Vegan Chocolate Pecan Ice Cream is rich and thick like a premium ice cream. Like, make a batch right now and sit down and devour it! Use the servings slider to easily adjust the ingredient amounts.
Is Dole Whip one of your favorite dairy-free treats? You’ll love this easy pineapple Dole Whip recipe that will remind you of Disney Parks or visiting Dole Plantation in Hawaii. Scroll to learn how to make Dole Whip!
A no churn ice cream that is made in your blender. Simply blend the ingredients and freeze! This ice cream is not only chocolaty and delicious, but it's free of the top eight allergens, is vegan, and has no refined sugar. BOOM.
Secretly healthy whole food plant-based chickpea ice cream made with creamy peanut butter and dates for natural sweetness. It’s an easy 10-minute, 6-ingredient vegan dessert that’s rich, chocolatey, good for you and kid-approved!
Ice cream is absolute essential at any birthday party in my opinion, but it’s usually made with dairy and eggs, and often features soya. This dairy free Neapolitan ice cream is creamy, delicious and free from the 14 major allergens.
This healthy peanut butter ice cream does not taste at all healthy but is rich, dense and creamy. It’s no-cook, no-churn and doesn’t freeze rock hard! Can be made with sunflower seed butter for a paleo and nut-free version and it’s also vegan.
This Honey Roasted Beet Nice Cream is dairy free, vegan and uses just four ingredients. No food coloring necessary to get this gorgeous color, but it is a fun and frozen way to get vegetables in your dessert!
How to make delicious, healthy strawberry banana sorbet in your blender with frozen fruit and WITHOUT an ice cream maker — quick and easy homemade vegan recipe that's dairy free and only calls for 3 ingredients and NO refined sugar!
Yellow Plum Sorbet is an incredibly easy summertime dessert - a super easy yellow plum recipe! Not only will the family (those 21 and older) love it, your guests will be impressed. This one is spiked with Grand Marnier, it really is unbelievable!
Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist