Nutrition

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

Watermelon Granita Author: Laura Granger Credits: Ryan Brook/ TC Media

Nutrition

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

We know—ice cream is the perfect refreshing summer treat. Unfortunately, a scoop or two of our favourite icy flavours adds up to more calories than you'd think. Resist the call of the ice cream truck with some of our healthier (but just as yummy) alternatives. 

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6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

Easy granita

To make this refreshing, low-fat alternative to ice cream, you only need a blender, cake pan and three ingredients: sugar, watermelon and lime juice.

Read more: Get the recipe: Watermelon Granita.
By: Laura Granger Credits: Ryan Brook/ TC Media

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

DIY tea pops

David's Tea is getting in on the summer treat game with its new ice pop maker. Brew one of the chain's summery tea flavours (we like Grape Freeze, Caribbean Crush and Coco Colada), then pour it into the mould, freeze until firm and voila! Tonight's dessert.

Read more: Make your own
By: Laura Granger

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

Banana ice cream

This is the perfect healthy, homemade snack—all you have to do is peel and slice the bananas, freeze them until solid (around two hours) and blend them in a food processor. Quick, easy and delicious! And there are infinite flavour possibilities: strawberry-banana? Chocolate-banana? Peanut butter-banana? Just about anything goes.

Read more: Get the recipe: One Ingredient Banana Ice Cream
By: Laura Granger Credits: Annabelle Waugh

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

Homemade yogurt pops

This is one sweet treat you won't feel guilty about. Made from a mix of yogurt, your favourite summer fruit, honey and vanilla, these calcium-rich popsicles are super-easy to make.

Read more: Get the recipe: Strawberry Vanilla Yogurt Swirl Pops
By: Laura Granger Credits: Jeff Coulson/ TC Media

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

Coconut ice cream

We're loving this dairy-free take on our favourite summer indulgence. Not only does this organic ice cream come in delicious flavours (Chocolate chip cookie dough! Summer berry swirl! Salted caramel and chocolate!), it's also made with high-quality ingredients like organic coconut milk and fair-trade chocolate.

Read more: Try Coconut Bliss
By: Laura Granger

6 healthy ways to satisfy your ice cream craving

Homemade ice pops

Blend your favourite summer fruit with honey, then freeze for 3 hours to make these easy, endlessly-customizable treats.

Read more: Get the recipe: Layered Fruit Pops
By: Laura Granger Credits: Jeff Coulson/TC Media

 

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