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13 Low-Calorie Ice Cream Alternatives

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Even the most devout ice cream fan will enjoy these healthy-ish dessert options that make good use of dairy substitutes (hello, coconut cream) and fresh fruit. From a sweet-tart option like a cherry semifreddo to a savory dark chocolate mousse made with rich and creamy avocado, these 13 recipes satisfy your dessert cravings without busting your calorie bank.

1. SWEET CHERRY & COCONUT SEMIFREDDO WITH PISTACHIOS | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 184; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 9mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 2g

2. BANANA BERRY “NICE” CREAM | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 89; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 30mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 1g

3. ESPRESSO GRANITA WITH WHIPPED COCONUT CREAM | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 112; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 18mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 18g; Protein: 0g

4. MANGO GREEN TEA POPS | MINIMALIST BAKER

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 93; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3.5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 16mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 1g

5. BUTTERMILK PANNA COTTA WITH STRAWBERRIES AND BLUEBERRIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 123; Total Fat: 1.8g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 25mg; Sodium: 103mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 18.6g; Protein: 5g

6. DARK CHOCOLATE AVOCADO MOUSSE | HELLO VEGGIE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 80; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 13mg; Carbohydrate: 7g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 1g

7. STRAWBERRY & ROSÉ GRANITA | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 73; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 1

8. HEALTHY OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIE DOUGH “ICE CREAM” | EATING BIRD FOOD

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 213; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 20mg; Carbohydrate: 51g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 26g; Protein: 4g

9. AVOCADO MINT FUDGE BARS | IFOODREAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 136; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 11mg; Carbohydrate: 7g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 0g

10. ALMOND BUTTER SMOOTHIE POPS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 124; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 30mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 5g

11. AVOCADO & BANANA CHOCOLATE PUDDING | CLEAN EATING MAGAZINE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 171; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 7mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 2g

12. FROZEN BERRIES AND PINK CASHEW CREAM | NUTRITION STRIPPED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 295; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 8mg; Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 18g; Protein: 7g

13. HOMEMADE BLUEBERRY FROZEN YOGURT | HEALTHY NIBBLES AND BITS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 147; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 22mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 26g; Protein: 5g

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