Frozen treats are a great way to beat the summer heat, and a tasty way to make good use of those ripe summer fruits. To help you with this mission, we’ve compiled a handful of fun-tastic fruity recipes you and your family will love.
1. SKINNY PEACH PIE POPSICLES | JENNIFER PANTIN
Enjoy peach pie as a cool summer treat; ripe peaches are pureed for tangy, mouthwatering popsicles. Plus, you get a hit of graham cracker crust when you reach the end! Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 popsicle each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 86; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 111mg; Potassium: 315mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 3g
2. STRAWBERRY GRANITA WITH PISTACHIOS AND CREAM | DIETITIAN DEBBIE DISHES
Cool off with this delightfully simple, yet elegant strawberry granita with pistachios and cream. Unlike a bowl of ice cream, this refreshing frozen treat won’t weigh you down. Recipe makes 3 servings at 1 cup each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 179; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 7mg; Total Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 24g; Protein: 3g
3. FROZEN BANANA POPS | CLEAN EATING
Transform plain bananas into a refreshing, frozen treat. Bananas are naturally sweet and pair well with peanut butter and chocolate. Recipe makes 8 servings.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 169; Total Fat: 9 g; Saturated Fat: 3 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g; Total Carbohydrate: 21.5 g; Dietary Fiber: 3 g; Sugars: 12 g; Protein: 4 g; Sodium: 11 mg; Cholesterol: 0 mg
4. AVOCADO COCONUT POPSICLES | SKINNYTASTE
Use just four ingredients to make these creamy avocado coconut popsicles—they’re tasty and full of healthy fats. And, they’re dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free, so anybody short of an avocado-hater can enjoy them. Recipe makes 10 servings at 1 pop each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 84; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 30mg; Total Carbohydrate:11 g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 9g; Protein: 1g
5. FROZEN CHERRY CHEESECAKE POPS | CLEAN EATING
Cheesecake gets even better when served on a grab-and-go stick! These cherry cheesecake pops are rich, creamy, and made with five wholesome ingredients.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 133, Total Fat: 5.5 g, Sat. Fat: 3 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g, Carbs: 17 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Sugars: 14 g, Protein: 4 g, Sodium: 95 mg, Cholesterol: 17 mg
6. MANGO PLUM POPSICLE | PRIMAVERA KITCHEN
Seriously, fruit can be nature’s candy, especially when you’re making these mango plum popsicles. Take advantage of ripe mangos and plums when they’re in season, and transform them into tasty popsicles—no artificial flavor, color and preservatives needed. Recipe makes about 10 popsicles using a standard popsicle mold.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 57; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 4mg; Total Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 33g; Protein: 1g