Cherry Garcia Soft Serve from The Abundance Diet by Somer McCowanThis vegan version of Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream from The Abundance Diet by Somer McCowan is a delicious, refreshing, and guilt-free soft-serve dessert.

Cherry Garcia Soft-Serve

Makes 4 servings


  • 4 medium-sized bananas, cut into 1-inch pieces and frozen
  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon to 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk, as needed
  • 2 tablespoons mini vegan chocolate chips


In a food processor, process the frozen banana pieces, cherries, and vanilla until creamy, adding almond milk, one tablespoon at a time as necessary, for processing. Pulse in the chocolate chips. Serve immediately.



The Abundance Diet by Somer McCowan

Recipe from The Abundance Diet, © 2015 by Somer McCowan. Photo by Ann Oliverio. Used by permission from Vegan Heritage Press LLC.