Ice cream is the official dessert of summer, which is no fun if you’re trying to eat Paleo.
Lucky for you, it doesn’t have to be that way, and these 23 Paleo ice cream recipes will prove it. Some are dairy-free, and some don’t even require an ice cream maker, but all are mouthwateringly delicious.
The next time you’re looking to indulge in the awesomeness that is Paleo ice cream, this list will get you there.
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2-Ingredient Ice Cream Bon Bons
Coconut Paleo ice cream is enrobed in a dark chocolate coating for a healthy twist on a single-bite classic.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | 2-Ingredient Ice Cream Bon Bons
Mint Ice Cream
Made with almond milk and avocado, this mint ice cream is incredibly rich, but also has plenty of health benefits to offer. The optional addition of chocolate chips makes it even better.
Recipe: Paleomazing | Mint Ice Cream
Paleo Pizookie with Banana Ice Cream
This tropical-take on a classic pizookie has a crunchy coconut macadamia skillet cookie and creamy, airy banana coconut ice cream. The sweet treat rivals any chain restaurant flavor-wise and destroys it nutrition-wise.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Pizookie with Banana Ice Cream
Golden Milk Turmeric Ice Cream
This nutty cashew and pecan Paleo ice cream is reminiscent of the cozy golden milk you love so much in the wintertime!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Golden Milk Turmeric Ice Cream
Roasted Peach and Lemon Thyme Ice Cream
Not only is this ice cream gorgeous, it’s full of peach flavor accented by thyme. It’s also dairy-free. Could there be a better dessert out there?
Recipe: Paleo Spirit | Roasted Peach and Lemon Thyme Ice Cream
Rose Water Saffron Pistachio Ice Cream
Not all the best desserts are made of chocolate, as this aromatic Paleo ice cream will show you. It’s rich and nutty, with an exotic flair.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Rose Water Saffron Pistachio Ice Cream
Paleo Chocolate & ‘Peanut Butter’ Ice Cream
While this “peanut butter” ice cream is actually made of almond butter, you’ll never know the difference when you taste it. The unsweetened cocoa powder also adds a hefty dose of antioxidants. How great is that?
Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Paleo Chocolate & ‘Peanut Butter’ Ice Cream
Dairy-Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Pro Tip: freeze the homemade almond butter cookie dough before churning it with the ice cream to ensure nice chocolaty chunks in every bite!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Dairy-Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Blackberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Blackberries and chocolate chips make a pretty-hued, dreamy treat. Sweetened with raw honey, it’s not as bad as traditional ice cream, and coconut milk makes it dairy-free.
Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Blackberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Paleo Vanilla Mango Ice Cream
If you’re looking for something to take you away to a tropical island, this creamy treat is for you. Fragrant and fruity, it’s the perfect no-guilt dessert.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Vanilla Mango Ice Cream
Coconut Milk Ice Cream
This simple, creamy coconut ice cream serves as a fantastic base for any kind of add-ins you desire. We love cookie dough and vanilla bean!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Milk Ice Cream
Paleo Strawberry and Banana Ice Cream Cake
Were you lucky enough to get your hands on some camel milk? If so, we dare you to find a better way to use it than in this pound cake layered dessert drizzled in dark chocolate.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Strawberry and Banana Ice Cream Cake
Apricot Ice Cream
Apricots are an often overlooked fruit when it comes to desserts, but this recipe will change your mind. With only a few ingredients, it’s simple to prepare, but when it’s done, it sure is impressive.
Recipe: Homegrown Kitchen | Apricot Ice Cream
Ube (Purple Sweet Potato) Ice Cream
Does the idea of a gem-colored ice cream make you drool? This silky two-ingredient ice cream is just as tasty as it is colorful!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Ube (Purple Sweet Potato) Ice Cream
Chai Coconut Ice Cream
If you’re a fan of a frozen chai latte from your favorite coffee chain, then you will love this recipe. Sweetened with maple syrup, it has the perfect amount of spice.
Recipe: Nourished Kitchen | Chai Coconut Ice Cream
Chocolate Covered Raspberry Ice Cream Bon Bons
Frozen raspberries are combined with dates and flavorings to create the ultimate frozen dessert. These bright pink treats are the perfect solution when you want a bite-sized snack to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Recipe: Allergy Free Alaska | Chocolate Covered Raspberry Ice Cream Bon Bons
Coconut Lime Ice Cream
This zesty lime ice cream gets full flavor and healthy fats from the addition of avocados. Coconut milk gives it a dairy-like creaminess, but without the addition of any regular milk.
Recipe: GI 365 | Coconut Lime Ice Cream
Paleo Cherry Banana Almond Ice Cream
This dairy-free ice cream has a cherry red color and bright fruit flavor, thanks to Bing cherries and frozen bananas. No ice cream machine necessary; if you’ve got a powerful blender, you’re on your way to deliciousness.
Recipe: What2Cook | Paleo Cherry Banana Almond Ice Cream
Watermelon Coconut Kefir Ice Cream
Are there any better summertime treats than ice cream and watermelon? This dessert combines the two for an amazing dessert you’ll want all year long.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Watermelon and Coconut Kefir Ice Cream
Paleo Chocolate Fudge Swirl Ice Cream
Ribbons of chocolate fudge swirl through dense coconut ice cream in this heavenly recipe. This is the perfect Paleo ice cream to eat after a stressful day, and you won’t add more stress by ruining your diet.
Recipe: Living Healthy with Chocolate | Paleo Chocolate Fudge Swirl Ice Cream
Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwich
Give your childhood favorite an adult upgrade with rich chocolate cookies and honey coconut Paleo ice cream.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwich
Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream + Ganache
The wise lady over at Nom Nom Paleo walks us through Kelly Brozyna’s Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream drizzled in ganache. It’s as luxurious as it sounds. Trust us.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream + Ganache
Coconut Ice Cream Muffin Sandwiches
Cookie ice cream sandwiches are great and all, but using muffin tops as the handheld part of the sandwich is simply genius!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Ice Cream Muffin Sandwiches
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