Ice-Cold Desserts

We’ve scoured the freezer aisle to bring you the inside scoop on the cleanest and tastiest frozen treats.
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As the warm weather beckons us outdoors, so does the urge to indulge in frozen treats that cool us down and bring back nostalgic childhood memories of eating ice cream along a sunny boardwalk or backyard patio. All of these chilled desserts are made with high-quality ingredients, and each is commendably devoid of gut-disruptive gums (such as xanthan gum), additives (such as carrageenan) and high-fructose corn syrup.

Chloe’s Strawberry Pops

1. FRUIT-FILLED POP

Made from 100% fruit (just strawberries and lemon juice) and H20, Chloe’s Strawberry Pops are sweetened with organic cane sugar for a delectable, dairy-free treat. Bonus: One pop provides 25% of your daily value (DV) of vitamin C. $4, chloesfruit.com

Tea-rrific! Ice Cream in Ginger Matcha

2. BLISSFUL SCOOP

If you love matcha as much as we do, then you may find it really, really hard to resist Tea-rrific! Ice Cream in Ginger Matcha. Organic evaporated cane sugar sweetens while a touch of ginger (from cold-pressed ginger juice) adds a pungent spiciness and zest that plays off the earthiness of premium matcha. $5 to $6, tearrificicecream.com

Three Twins Land of Milk and Honey ice cream

3. SAVE THE BEES

Three Twins Land of Milk and Honey ice cream is a luscious, velvety dessert that gives back. One percent of each purchase supports The Xerces Society, a nonprofit organization that conducts research on colony collapse disorder to help protect the sustainability of honeybee colonies. $5 to $6, threetwinsicecream.com

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream in Darkness Chocolate Pint

4. SWEET SENSATION

It took five years to perfect the fine balance of flavors and textures in Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream in Darkness Chocolate Pint. And after your first bite, it’s no wonder: The bittersweet blend of milk, cane sugar, cream and Fair Trade cocoa results in a truffle-like texture and deep, chocolaty flavor. $12, jenis.com