Go ahead, throw caution to the wind. After checking the ingredients deck on the latest ice cream novelties, it’s easy to indulge in one more. In addition to offering more convenient portion-controlled packaging, manufacturers are taking the guilt out of dessert by adding essential vitamins and a powerful punch of protein. Of course, ice cream without flavor may as well stay in the cone. So, as consumers have expanded their palates with international, flavor-forward selections, American creameries have filled the bowl—think brown butter candied bacon ice cream sandwiched between chewy chocolate cookies. For the vegan and dairy-free crowd, coconut milk is the rising-star ingredient because it delivers the creamiest consistency with just a hint of coconut flavor.