10 Best Healthy Ice Cream For When Those Cravings Hit You
When summer arrives ice cream is one of the best desserts to munch on. They come in all different flavours and textures making it a delicacy for not only children but also adults. In the past ice cream was considered unhealthy due to its high sugar content but with new formulations, it has become much healthier. We can choose from options like gluten-free or sugar-free and indulge in it without feeling guilty.
So if you’re on the hunt for a delicious no-guilt treat then here are our top picks! Our top picks are based on the variety of flavours, delicious taste and even affordability.
|Nuude Ice Cream|| Plenty of delicious flavours|
Vegan choices available
No preservatives used
43% less sugar
|The Ice Cream & Cookies Co.|| Extremely delicious ice-cream sandwich|
Home-made and healthy
Various limited edition flavours
Gluten and vegan-free choices
Dairy-free and plant-based options
Superfood range is a must-try
But before we begin, here are a few things you might enjoy finding!
- What is the history of the cuisine?
Ice cream has a rich and obscure history as there are many different records of this creamy dessert. In the beginning, it was first popular among the Royals and High-class individuals as ice were not easily accessible. Ice cream gained its popularity throughout the world during the second half of the 20th century due to cheap refrigeration. The formulation of soft ice creams was also during this period.
- What food would go well with Ice Cream
Ice cream would go well with any dessert. The creamy and soft texture has the ability to enhance any dessert it can be combined with cakes, brownies, cookies, pies etc. You can combine many different flavours and textures to experiment and find the best combination. The flavours enhance when ice cream combines with different types of nuts adding a bit of crunch.
- What activities would go well with it?
Ice creams are the best way to cool off on a sunny day. They are delicious and even while you are strolling around, perfect for outings especially to places like amusement parks, theme parks or even a picnic in a nearby garden. Ice cream is also perfect for dates
1. Nuude Ice Cream – Most Unique Flavors
- Delicious Vegan ice cream
- No preservatives added
- Contains 43% less sugar
Nuude provides you with the most delicious healthy ice creams available in Singapore. Their unique flavours and innovative formulas have earned them many loyal customers. They have many variants to their ice cream including ice creams that are gluten-free and vegan. The ice creams are free from any artificial colouring and flavouring and it also doesn’t contain any preservatives and emulsifiers.
The ice creams are available in six variants that are not only beautiful to look at but tastes heavenly as well. Nuudes White Peach & Yuzu Sorbet contains 43% less sugar than ordinary ice creams. They even have unique flavours like Dragonfruit Blackberry & Maqui Berry Sorbet. The Vietnamese Dragonfruit has a natural fuchsia colour which appeals to the eye as well as taste buds. For fruit lovers, they have a mix of Strawberry & Camu Berry ice cream.
If you prefer classic flavours like chocolate or vanilla then Nuude has got you coved, they have a unique mix to these classic flavours that are not only delicious but also far healthier. The vanilla variant has Gojo Berries giving it an Asian twist; it also contains 25% less sugar. Dark Chocolate & Cacao Nibs Sorbet has 100% natural ingredients and only contains 184 Kcal per serving. This rich and creamy ice cream is a mix of French and Belgian dark chocolates.
2. The Ice Cream & Cookies Co. – Delicious Ice Cream Sandwich
- Fresh home-made Cookie Ice cream sandwich
- Many different flavors available
- Unique Limited edition ice creams
The Ice Cream & Cookies Co. produces homemade ice creams that are flavorful and nutritious. They are popular for their ice cream sandwiches that have so many different flavours like Vegan Dark Chocolate, Pistachio, Milk & Cookies, Strawberry & Cream and even Chocolate Hazelnut. The fresh cookies have a scoop of delicious ice cream filling and it is their best seller since 2012.
Their Tub variant is also very popular due to the sheer amount of choices that they provide. The Ice Cream & Cookies Co. offer Gluten-free and Diary free ice creams like Vegan Tropical Coconut, Mango Sorbet, Acai Berry, Calamansi Sorbet, Mint Chocolate etc. These ice creams may be healthy but they are lusciously rich and packed with flavours.
They have drinks inspired by flavours like Espresso Chocolate, Irish Coffee, and Bubble Milk Tea. If that is not your thing and you like unique flavours then they have options like Toasted Marshmallow, Banana Caramel, Onde Onde and Chendol. Limited edition ice creams are also available that can get sold out very easily which is why you’ll have to be quick if you wish to try their new flavours.
|Address||5 Burn Road, #01-01, Singapore 369972 (nearest MRT Station: Tai Seng)|
|Pricing||Prices start from $12.90|
|Timings||Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm|
3. Mrs Plump’s – Best Dairy Free Ice Cream
- Superfood ice cream
- Dairy free and plant-based
- Affordable prices
If you want an ice cream that is also a superfood then you may not have to look any further. Mrs Plump’s offer a wide variety of healthy ice creams that you can eat without any guilt. The ice creams came to life when the founder Mia Kusen couldn’t find anything nutritious for her twins.
That was the beginning and now her superfood range has five mouth-watering flavours like Chocolate Kale, Banana Dates, Strawberry Yoghurt, Vanilla Chia, and Super blues. All the tubs are $16.90 regardless of the flavour you choose which is a bargain compared to the goodness that is in the tub. They also offer a cheat day ice cream which is perfect for adults who deserve to treat themselves to a flavorful dessert.
Mrs Plump’s also has a Keto Range which is Dairy-free and Vegan. The Keto ice cream comes in three variants Keto Chocolate Kale, Keto Acai Berry and Keto Cinnamon Coconut. You can also try their superfood popsicles which comes in delicious flavours like Strawberry, Chocolate, Raspberry and Blueberry.
|Address||ImPAct@Hong Lim Green 20 Upper Pickering Street #01-01, S058284|
|Contact||+65 9186 5011|
|Pricing||Prices start from $16.90|
|Timings||Monday to Friday from 11:00 am to 07:00 pm|
- Best for Chocolate lovers
- 18 unique flavours available
- Made with Almond milk
Ben and Jerry’s were established in the 1970s in Vermont, with every passing year they progressed and formulating ice creams that are rich and nourishing. They cater more towards chocolate lovers in their non-dairy range with flavour combinations like Chocolate Caramel Cluster, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Chocolate Fudge Brownie. These classic flavours were hard to replicate in the vegan format but they made it possible with almond milk and that is also the reason why these ice creams are far healthier.
All the ice creams that they provide are vegan and does not include any animal products be it egg, honey or dairy. Their 16 ounces Pints ice creams are very popular and can fulfil the needs of any ice cream lover. With 18 uniquely rich flavours, they can bring forth the inner child of any grown adult. These flavours include Cherry Garcia®, Boots on the Moooo’n ™, Netflix & Chilll’d™, Punch Line, Strawberry Cheesecake and Chunky Monkey just to name a few.
Ben and Jerry’s also provide custom ice cream cakes that are fit for any special celebration. You can also check out their sample cakes collection on their website to see what you can expect, they give variations like Anniversary, Birthday, Graduation and even Halloween.
|Address||Ben & Jerry’s Singapore, 20 Pasir Panjang Road, #06-22 Mapletree Business City, Singapore 117439|
|Contact||1800 661 9898|
- Unique flavours
- Halal certified ice creams
- Fabulous Gelato cakes
Diets and lifestyles were always changing and we were in need of an ice cream shop that could keep up with us. With that said we would like to present Momolato, a Singaporean Halal certified dessert shop that makes beautiful Ice cream, Frozen Keto Yoghurts, Gelato Cakes as well as Pops. It is a one-stop destination for healthy ice creams lovers.
If you want to try their dairy-free ice cream then you get flavours like Ecuador Chocolate Arabica, Himalayan Osmanthus Mango Passionfruit, Watermelon Soursop, Maoshwang Durian, Rasberry Lavender and Lemongrass Lemon etc. All these flavours are delicious and outstanding in their own way but if you want to try their popsicles then they have options like Red Watermelon With Kiwi Slice, Lemon With Lime Slice, Honey With Peach Slice, Coconut Water With Rose Infused Lychee and many more. Regardless of the variant, you choose we can all appreciate the sheer amount of selections that they have for healthier ice creams.
As the owner flew Italy to learn how to make Gelato we would like to mention the wide variety of Gelato cakes that they offer. The six flavours that they provide are Korean Strawberry Cheesecake, Maoshan Wang Durian, Cookies and Cream, Fabulously Chocolate, Honey Chamomile with Lychee Rose and Cotton Candy Bubble Gum. These Gelato Cakes are amazing and you can enjoy them with your family during the summer heat.
|Address||34 Haji Lane Singapore 189227|
|Contact||+65 8883 7968|
|Pricing||Prices start from $15.00|
|Timings||Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm|
Friday from 12:00 pm to 02:00 am
Saturday from 12:00 pm to 02:00 am
- Uses natural sugar
- Contains high prebiotics
- Price starts from $12.00
Sugalight ice creams are catering for the modern-day lifestyle and food habits; they are the perfect snacks for health-conscious individuals. Their ice cream received an award of HPB “Healthier Snack Logo”, which is not a surprise as their ice creams are sugar-free and use natural sugar replacements. These ice creams also contain low fat and high prebiotics for a healthier gut.
The ice creams have very unique flavours like Premium Avocado Indulgence, Durian, Macadamia Nut, and Salted Gula Melaka. The premium range is $14.50 for pint-size. You can also opt for their standard version which is only $12. Standard Rocky Chocolate, Cookie Monster and Very Berry Drizzle were top picks for many due to their rich and delicious flavour combination.
Sugalight also offers Bespoke Ice Cream Events; it’s a great way to upgrade your parties. The organisers even let the client decide the theme and message of the party and customise everything according to their request. Additionally, you can choose your favourite flavour which they bring in an Italian freezer ensuring that the consistency of the ice cream doesn’t change.
|Address||15 Jalan Tepong #01-08 Jurong Food Hub Singapore 619336|
|Contact||+65 6440 3644|
|Pricing||Prices start from $12.00|
7. Kindred Folk
- Live Homemade ice-cream
- Relaxing atmosphere
- Seasonal ice creams are available
Kindred Folks are specialised in handmade ice creams. These ice creams are put together to elevate the modern lifestyle and help improve your health. If you are lucky you can even watch them make your ice cream live which is always a treat cause who doesn’t like watching it. This is a perfect cafe to relax and enjoy with friends.
Here in Kindred Folks, they have a list of classic flavours like Belgian Dark Chocolate and Cereal Milk that are always available but at the same time, they offer seasonal flavours. These new incorporated flavours help their customers to never get tired and always have something new to try. The seasonal ice creams available at the moment are Watermelon-Calamansi Sorbet, Spring Rose, Sea-Salt Gula Coconut, Naughty Grandma’s Apple Pie and many more.
Kindred Folks also provide waffles and brownies that would go well with any ice cream. These baked goods are fresh and delicious adding profoundly to the experience of the café. There are three types of waffles available Vanilla Waffle, Charcoal Waffle and Red Velvet Waffle. Drinks like Affogato, Milkshake, Mocha, Fruit Tea, Latte, Espresso etc. are also available.
|Address||Kindred Folk, 9 King Albert Park #01-67, Singapore 598332|
|Pricing||Prices start from $13.00|
|Timings||Tuesday to Thursday from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm|
Friday to Saturday from 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Closed on Mondays
- Best frozen yoghurt
- Experience of over 90 years
- Birthday bundles available
If you love your yoghurt you would love Smöoy, they are the leading frozen yoghurt company worldwide. The professionals in Smöoy have been making ice creams for more than 90 years and not only that but they have changed their dessert formula in a healthier way.
Smöoy provides four delicious flavours in their frozen yoghurt collection. The special yoghurt contains seasonal fruits, you can also choose between chocolate yoghurt and creamy yoghurt. If you don’t like an extra flavouring in them then you can opt for natural yoghurt. All of their products are gluten-free, high fibre and low fat.
Smöoy also provides bundles in their online shop and you can usually save money if you buy their bundles. They have offers where you only have to pay around $35.00 instead of $53.00, The National Day Bundle is one of them and you only have to pay for two litres and will get a litre free. If you want a smaller bundle you can choose the Maxi Takehome which is only $17.90 for 1 litre and 6 toppings.
|Address||You can check out their addresses right here.|
|Contact||+65 8352 8379|
|Pricing||Prices start from $17.90|
- Customisable ice cream
- Non-dairy ice creams
- Distinctive beverages available
Magnum is a premium ice cream shop that is located in ION Orchards, bringing with them exclusive toppings that are not available elsewhere. Here in the Magnum Pleasure Bar, you can customise your ice cream in the Make My Magnum, they have up to 16 toppings including Rose Petals, Goji Berries, Chili Flakes just to name a few.
If you do not wish to visit their store then you could order their ice creams online as well. The dairy-free option has three variants Classic, Almond, and Sea Salt Caramel. These ice creams are almost identical to their dairy variant with a richly luscious consistency. Magnum’s Dairy-free range is plant-based and suitable for vegans as well. The combination of real chocolate and pea protein has resulted in a beautiful premium ice cream.
Magnum Pleasure Bar also offers Magnum coffee which is only available in few Magnum stores. The coffee has chocolate-infused coffee beans and you can choose from the five variants they have. Flavours include M Espresso, Magnumccino, Magnum Mocha, Magnum Black and Magnum Affogato.
|Address||Magnum Singapore, 2 Orchard Turn, B2-07, ION Orchard Singapore 238801|
|Pricing||You can check out their extensive menu here.|
|Timings||Monday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm|
- Protein rich ice cream
- Low sugar content
Woah! is a Singaporean brand that focuses its products on athletes or individuals who exercise regularly. Everything that they sell is considered a sports supplement not only healthy but also perfect for proactive lifestyles. They have a wide variety of protein and vitamins available including a vegan range.
What puts Woah! on our list is their Woah Protein Ice Cream. Most of the ice creams may be low on sugar and calories but they also lack protein, but that is not the case here. This ice cream is high in protein and not only delightful to taste but is a perfect treat after a good workout session, you can choose from two flavours are Chocolate and Salted Caramel.
The ice cream is $19.90 for 473 ml. It contains a Protein Blend of Whey Protein Concentrate, Casein and Whey Protein Isolate. Woah! is perfect if you are searching for guilt-free snacks like Ice Cream, Protein Bars, Biscuits and even Brownies.
|Address||5 Raffles Place, Raffles Place MRT Xchange # B1-19 Singapore, Singapore 048618 Singapore|
|Pricing||Prices start from $19.90|
Those are our top picks for the most delicious yet healthy ice-cream options that you can binge on without the guilt! So send them and yourself some love, and enjoy that ice cream. Happy eating!
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