of this issue meatless monday The series seeks out the creamiest plant-based ice creams and gelatos to tackle Bangkok’s year-round heat.
welcome to us meatless monday series. In this bi-weekly column, we spotlight the vegetarian and/or vegan dishes and places available around Thailand. All you omnivores out there, I recommend you go meat-free at least once a week. Especially on Mondays if you haven’t already.
Taking care of yourself is important, but taking care of the planet is just as important. This time, he puts the spotlight on Bangkok’s go-to plant-based vegan ice cream. Some of you may be sick of the idea of dairy-free ice cream (can we even call it ice “cream”?), but maybe you just haven’t tried it. Here are 10 of Bangkok’s favorite plant-based ice creams. You can make delicious ice cream without using milk or cream.
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Where to find the creamiest plant-based ice cream in Bangkok
Richer and creamier than traditional ice cream, Molly Alley has been at the top of the rankings for quite some time. This ice cream is perfect for those who are on a diet or who want to avoid white sugar. Made with various nut milk bases and low GI coconut flour nectar sugar. The brand has also partnered with other plant-based products to come up with new flavors. Examples include Oatside’s oat milk, plant protein Plantae, and an ice cream collaboration with Matan.
Order from Line Shopping, Robinhood, GrabFood, Lineman, Shopee Food, Aow, Lazada, Devers. Or pick it up at the Gourmet Market.
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Considering this ice cream is from 137 Degrees, a brand that has already impressed us with almond milk, we think the alternative ice cream is also credible. Basically made with almond milk and no cane sugar added, almond fans will love Happy Addy’s mild flavor and smooth texture. Extreme dark chocolate with strawberry cheesecake.
You can order from GrabFood, GrabMart, Lineman, Food Panda and Robinhood. Or pick it up at Gourmet Market and Foodland Supermarket.
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Coined from the Thai word for ‘thrift’ and the Greek word for ‘life’, KEBBÍO’s philosophy revolves around the concept of sustainability and a holistic lifestyle, with production from farmer to consumer. We aim to nurture the entire line. Minimalist cashew milk is used to form double dark chocolate, dark chocolate, not plain vanilla and matcha ice cream. It has half the calories of Haagen-Dazs and is all lactose and cruelty-free, says the brand itself.
Order from LINE shopping and website.
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It’s all about pleasing digestion with tummy delights. All the rich and decadent flavors are bonus points. These plant-based gelatos are made from almonds, pistachios, and coconut milk, with premium his erythritol instead of white sugar. The result is creamy ice cream with the authentic texture of real fruit. Flavors include dark chocolate, tropical coconut, royal milk tea, strawberry cheesecake, yuzu sorbet, and raspberry acai sorbet.
Order from GrabFood, Lineman, Robinhood, Shopee Food.
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With low calories and gluten-free options, there’s good reason why Veganisto Gelateria is a crowd favorite. From lemon cheese pie to lychee peach to yogurt his biscoff, these 19 plant-based gelatos are also super delicious.
Please order from the LINE official account.
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Named after the Greek goddess of health, nature, and longevity, there are no awards to guess what this brand puts at its core value. We only use natural sweeteners from their plant-based milks. There is also a completely sugar-free flavor “Naked His Chocolate”. Their ingredient list may look super healthy, natural, and pretty, but their taste is incredibly decadent. Full, Rich, Creamy – Flavors like “Mighty Matcha” and “Viva Violet” will make you wonder why other ice creams need milk.
Order from Line, Food Panda or pick up from Broc & Co, Sukhumvit 49.
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Creamy and rich, this ‘alternative healthy ice cream’ offers six flavors: dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, gluten-free and low-calorie decadence. Alt Creamery is arguably one of the most comprehensive ice cream brands. That means everyone can enjoy her Yuzulicious, Midnight Crunch, or Birthday Cake flavored ice cream. It seems impossible, but these are only about 100 calories per serving.
Order on Line, Grab or pick up at G/F Iconsiam’s DearTummy.
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Sure, if you’re cutting out dairy, you might be missing out on a little protein. plus an extra 4g of protein per serving. They have fewer calories than regular ice cream (only about 100 calories per cup) and have less sugar and fat. Their flavors range from vanilla strawberry crumble to sea salt nut brittle. Delicious ice cream for you – what’s not?
Order on Line or pick up at Bistro on Sukhumvit 24.
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This ice cream is free of all 8 major allergens, not just dairy products. So comprehensive and so indulgent, these ice creams are irresistible when it comes to creamy, rich flavors. Cold brew coffee is one of our favorites from him, but the pistachio and tapioca flavors of his tea are not to be missed. Plus, they don’t just make regular cups and pints of gelato – get your vegan and allergen-free sweet fix in the form of mochi balls and macaroons.
Please order from line or Instagram.
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The cult Bangkok vegan restaurant chain also makes its own dairy-free ice cream. And they are just as delicious as the food there. With a genius vegan twist on old favorites like Strawberry Crumble, Dark Chocolate and French Vanilla, you get a dairy-free alternative without the extra frills and flashy flavors. It’s a simple and friendly ice cream that anyone can enjoy.
Order from Grab, Food Panda or pick up at Veganerie.
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