On a hot summer day, a good frozen treat can cool you off from the inside out. But many of these refreshing desserts are plagued with sugar, fat, cream and calories. You shouldn’t let that stop you from enjoying a cold dessert, though.
With these 10 healthy frozen summer treats, you can cool off while keeping the weight off. So what are you waiting for? Dig in!
10. Strawberry dole whip
This recipe is packed with flavor and sweetness, without all the calories. Inspired by the Dole Whip served at Walt Disney World, this strawberry dole whip is a fast and easy frozen treat. With a few simple ingredients and easy steps, you can create a delectable treat the whole family will love. Get the recipe here.
9. Pineapple cooler
Stay cool and healthy with a pineapple cooler this summer. Not only is this drink creamy and delicious, it’s also packed with vitamin C to boost your immune system and keep you healthy for all of your summer road trips. Get the recipe here.
Sometimes, you don’t need a fancy recipe to get your fix for a frozen treat. Simply put some grapes in the freezer, and then you have a healthy and convenient snack. Frozen grapes can satisfy a sugar craving and be a replacement for candy, too.
7. Strawberry fro-yo
With the rising popularity of frozen yogurt shops, like Tutti Frutti and Sweet Frog, this frozen dessert has become a trendy treat. But you don’t have to splurge at a store to fix your fro-yo craving. This simple recipe has only four ingredients, and it has a mere 86 calories per serving.
6. Frozen yogurt strawberry bites
You can get your daily helping of fruits and dairy – all while cooling down – with frozen yogurt strawberry bites. In a matter of seconds, you can prepare this yummy treat that will turn your average ol’ strawberries into a refreshing, frozen snack. Get the recipe here.
5. Raspberry greek yogurt popsicles
This healthy treats adds some tallies to your daily fruit count and it’s a simple recipe with only three ingredients! You’ll need one cup of plain greek yogurt, 1 cup of raspberries (fresh or frozen) and 1-2 tablespoons of honey. Get the recipe here.
4. Chocolate covered frozen banana peanut butter bites
If you’re looking for a Reese cup taste on a fruit and veggie diet, then this recipe is for you. This delectable treat can fix your chocolate and peanut butter craving, with the help of a healthy banana. Get all the delicious details here.
3. Frozen yogurt buttons
These tiny treats are small enough to take on the go and plop into your mouth when you need a quick snack. The best part about this healthy snack is that you can personalize your fro-yo buttons with your favorite yogurt flavors. Find the recipe here.
2. Peanut butter and banana yogurt pops
This yummy snack is packed with protein, fruit and dairy to give you a healthy and cool summer treat. The blend of peanut butter and banana makes a delectable dessert for those who want the great taste of a popsicle without all the excess calories. Get all the delicious details here.
1. Guilt-free ice cream
This frozen treat has the same great taste as ice cream, without all the guilt and regret that comes after eating it. This three-ingredient recipe will certainly satisfy your chocolate ice cream craving.