3 tasty ways to add more plant-based food into your diet (and dessert)

The latest scoop   If you peruse the frozen foods section, you’ve probably noticed more plant-based ice cream alternatives popping up.  Santa Barbara-based brand  Reveri  is just the latest. The frozen dessert contains whole fruits and vegetables, with its Chocolate Forest and Vanilla Almond Blossom flavors, in particular, delivering sweetness and that rich mouthfeel you expect from premium ice cream but without dairy, added sugar or fat.  And yes, they’re also gluten- and GMO-free.  Reveri averages 82 calories for a half-cup serving and comes in four flavors, including Purple Mint Chip and Strawberry Patch. Having tried them all, the vanilla with its hint of marzipan and the Belgian dark chocolate with crunchy raw cocoa nibs are especially flavorful, rich and creamy.  Find the brand  online  or at specialty stores like Follow Your Heart in Canoga Park, Corner Store in San Pedro, and Erewhon Market locations across greater Los Angeles.

The latest scoop

If you peruse the frozen foods section, you’ve probably noticed more plant-based ice cream alternatives popping up.

Santa Barbara-based brand Reveri is just the latest. The frozen dessert contains whole fruits and vegetables, with its Chocolate Forest and Vanilla Almond Blossom flavors, in particular, delivering sweetness and that rich mouthfeel you expect from premium ice cream but without dairy, added sugar or fat.

And yes, they’re also gluten- and GMO-free.

Reveri averages 82 calories for a half-cup serving and comes in four flavors, including Purple Mint Chip and Strawberry Patch. Having tried them all, the vanilla with its hint of marzipan and the Belgian dark chocolate with crunchy raw cocoa nibs are especially flavorful, rich and creamy.

Find the brand online or at specialty stores like Follow Your Heart in Canoga Park, Corner Store in San Pedro, and Erewhon Market locations across greater Los Angeles.

darci eckermann