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5for5: Scream for Plantbased Ice Cream

We challenge anything to think of anything more satisfying than a big delicious scoop of ice cream on a hot, sunny day while window shopping through chic Yaletown or touristy Robson. Whether your preference is in a cup, sugar cone or the ultimate chocolate covered waffle cone, BLUSH has you covered.

Chau Veggie Express

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Thai Milk Tea | IG @chowatchau

Chau Veggie Express is a Vietnamese inspired vegetarian eatery that primarily makes plant-based dishes. First the savoury and then the sweet. On their dessert menu, they offer plantbased ice creams. Sit down, relax, and try the Caramelized Banana or Thai Milk Tea. Your tastebuds will thank you.

Earnest Ice Cream

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Strawberry Brownie | IG @earnesticecream

Earnest Ice Cream is a local ice cream shop that carries mouthwatering plantbased offerings. They have been creating delicious flavours since 2012, and only make small batches at a time to work with foraged ingredients like coriander. They also make take home tubs in glass jars that are are returnable and reusable. Environmentally friendly, and mouthwatering? Count me in! Try their Strawberry Brownie or Café au Lait flavours next time you are craving something cold.

Bella Gelateria

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Vegan Mango | IG @ bellagelateria

Bella Gelateria is a local gelato shop that utilizes local farms for fresh and seasonal ingredients. They use fresh fruits in their Italian ice cream also known as gelato. Maestro James is the owner and has won international, national, and local awards for his gelato. Next time you are around Yaletown or Coal Harbour, be sure to try the Vegan Mango or the Blackberry Sorbetto.

Say Hello Sweets

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Toasted Marshmallow | IG @sayhellosweets

Say Hello Sweets is an on-the-go ice cream truck that travels all around the Vancouver area. This idea was inspired by the owner, Naomi Arnaut, as a way to raise money for her dog who needed expensive surgery (do not worry, she is good now). As flavours do rotate to keep it fresh, if you can catch the Toasted Marshmallow or Mint to Be, it is definitely worth the trips.

Virtuous Pie

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Coffee + Donuts | IG @virtuous_pie

Virtuous Pie is a restaurant in Vancouver that offers plantbased ice cream on their dessert menu. They make their ice cream in batch, but also have their regular flavours. It is best to pair with a glutenfree waffle cone. I encourage you to try their Turmeric + Black Pepper or Coffee + Donuts. You will not regret it.

The search is over! You have found your plantbased ice cream options to put the cherry on top of your summer ’17.

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