Project Description

The Vegan Scoop: 150 Recipes for Dairy-Free Ice Cream that Tastes Better Than the “Real” Thing

Author: Wheeler del Torro · Subject: Cookbooks


The Vegan Scoop brings the pleasures of the ice cream parlor into your home with 150 recipes for delicious frozen desserts that are rich and creamy.

Developed by Wheeler del Torro of Wheeler’s Frozen Desserts, these “faux” creams feature 100 percent vegan-certified ingredients, making them suitable for both vegans and those with lactose intolerance. And with each serving containing approximately 80 calories—nearly 100 calories fewer than a serving of traditional ice cream—you can indulge with peace of mind.

Chapters are devoted to innovative flavor “inspirations,” and cover everything from Caribbean & Island Flavors to Healthy Flavors and Aphrodisiacal Flavors. You’ll also find two chapters full of recipes for toppings, sauces, sides, and other dessert accompaniments.

Recipes include:

  • Peanut Butter Banana
  • Black Sesame
  • Chocolate Marshmallow
  • Almond Cookie
  • Orange Passion Fruit
  • Granola Crunch
  • Pecan Apple Danish
  • Espresso Bea
  • Vanilla Graham Cracker

and more!

About the Author

Wheeler del Torro is the founder and owner of Wheeler\u2019s Frozen Desserts, a microcreamery based in Boston that produces vegan ice cream using soy, coconut, rice and almond milks. Del Torro, who was born in Jamaica and moved to the U.S. as a teen, began the company in 2001, initially creating custom flavors for restaurants, companies, and high-end clientele. He opened his first store in Boston.


The Vegan Scoop will forever change the way you think about ice cream. In Wheeler del Torro’s hands, vegan ice cream is not only far more nutritious than traditional ice cream, but more delicious and outrageously varied. This book is an absolute must-have for ice cream aficionados everywhere.” – Dr. Will Tuttle, Ph.D., author of The World Peace Diet

“This is the ultimate book of dairy-free dessert. Bursting with innovative flavor combinations, tasty toppings, and irresistible accompaniments, expert ice cream maker Wheeler del Torro has created a true masterpiece with The Vegan Scoop. I’d like a scoop of everything, please!” – John Robbins, author of Healthy at 100The Food Revolution, and Diet for a New America

“This is the best thing ever to happen to vegan ice cream! The enticing flavors and colorful pictures are impossible to resist.” – Jennifer McCann, author of Vegan Lunch Box and Vegan Lunch Box Around the World

“These recipes are totally out of control! Veganism has never been so fun, easy, and innovative.” – Rory Freedman, author Skinny Bitch


Cover for the book, The Vegan Scoop. Features a mostly light blue background with a small insert picture of ice cream in white cups.

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