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Sugar-free Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

by April 5, 2017

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:





  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.


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 from Fat:


Total Fat:

12.7 g

Saturated Fat:

2.5 g


6 mg


9.1 g

Dietary Fiber:

0.8 g

Net Carbs:

8.3 g


1.5 g


4.2 g


Nutrition educator + keto enthusiast. I want to live in a world where every woman loves her body, nourishing fats are enjoyed at every meal, and the word “restriction” isn’t in the dictionary.

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