Sugar-free Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Ice cream doesn’t have to have sugar, or dairy. In fact, it can be made with plant-based ingredients. Take a load off, sit in the sun enjoy a bowl of fresh, sugar-free vanilla bean ice cream.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Keto, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 5



  1. Add cashews to a clean glass container. Cover with water; not the water listed in the recipe.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. Once complete, strain and rinse.
  3. Add soaked cashews, 1 of cup water and vanilla extract to the jug of your high-powered blender. Blend on high until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a glass container and add in ground vanilla bean, if using. Cover, shake and refrigerate overnight or freeze for 1 hour.
  5. Pour mixture into ice cream maker and follow manufacturers instructions.
  6. Consume immediately. Or transfer to a chilled container and freeze for 2 hours for harder scoops. If using in ice cream sandwiches, freeze for 2 hours and sandwich between these Vegan Chocolate Cake Donuts.

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The Natural CALM is optional. If you do not have it, replace with a couple of drops of stevia or 1 tablespoon of raw honey.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 160
  • Calories from Fat: 114
  • Total Fat: 12.7
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5 g
  • Sodium: 6 mg
  • Carbs: 9.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Net Carbs: 8.3 g
  • Sugars: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g