9 Delicious Alternative Ice Cream Brands: From Organic to Lactose- and Gluten-Free

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Nothing says summer like a rich, creamy ice cream cone -- and who says this has to be a guilty indulgence?

These days, if you don't have time to make your own, alternative ice cream products are easier to find than you may think, with supermarket and health food stores carrying organic, Fair Trade, and more, in scoops that go way beyond chocolate and vanilla.

Options from these nine companies include a lactose-free flavor with naturally more protein, one made with coconut milk and gluten-free cookie dough, and an organic ice cream sandwich.

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