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10 Freezer Treats under 100 Calories

Cool Off and Slim Down!

When temperatures start to rise, that ice cream shop or frozen yogurt stand can seem mighty tempting. But you can save calories (and money!) by making your own frozen treats at home. Cool off with one of these 10 delicious desserts that won't blow your meal plan for the day.

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Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake Bites
These pint-size morsels taste decadent enough to satisfy even the strongest sweet tooth in just one bite.

Frozen Peanut Butter Cups
With just three ingredients and five minutes of prep time, this recipe is sure to become a dessert staple in your house.

Summer Frozen Fruit Bars
Try cooling off with one of these pops made with real fruit.

Cherry Salad Freeze
This dessert gives you all the flavor of a cherry pie without the insane amounts of calories from the crust!  

Berry Banana Frozen Tartlets
Cool and creamy, these little bites would be perfect for a summer party.

Frozen Peanut Butter Fluff
This luscious treat is a must for peanut butter lovers!

4-Ingredient Strawberry  Fro-Yo
This simple recipe contains wholesome ingredients you can feel good about eating any time of the day.

Mini Key Lime Pies
Transport yourself to the Florida Keys with these tangy treats.

Rootbeer Freeze
Enjoy the taste of a rootbeer float without the high calorie count.

Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches
Skip  the fattening ice cream sandwiches from the ice cream truck and reach for one of these instead.

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  • Health is the greatest gift,
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  • Yummy! I can't wait to try some of these!
  • Well the diet treats would of kept my pounds down but I made and ate them all= just kidding, Im having fun :-) Greg.
    Great suggestions. Really delicious
  • Most of these have wsy too many carbs also. I agree with cool whip comments. Who wants to knowingly consume petroleum byproducts?
  • Place whole fruit in a blender (i.e. cantaloupe or watermelon) and blending until it is a liquid. Next, pour the liquid fruit into a popsicle mold and freeze. Best popscicle I've ever eaten.
  • One frozen banana, 1 TBS cocoa, 1TBS peanut butter... food processor... YUM! Make sure to freeze the banana in pieces.
  • Peel a banana, chop into chunks, and freeze for 24 hours. Put it in your blender or food processor and a minute later you have banana "ice cream". No added anything, no artificial additives, no additional sweetener needed.
  • Make a smoothie and then freeze it. You have a couple really delicious frozen yogurt pops!

    1 whole "large" banana
    6 Large/extra large strawberries
    2/3 Cup of Yoplait 100 Vanilla (do not substitute for plain!) Greek Yogurt
    8OZ/1 cup of Skim or Fat Free Milk

    blend well.

    Recipe is 360 Calories. Divide that by how many (EVENLY divided!) pops you make for calories per pop. Should divide evenly six times depending on size of your Popsicle tray.

    Each Pop is around 60 calories if divided 6 times :)

    Very tasty!

    Pour into your own "Popsicle" tray. Place Popsicle sticks in the middle... Freeze it. Then Eat it!
    Yum! I can't wait to try these!
    I eat frozen grapes or frozen peeled banana for treats.
  • Some good ideas. Though I agree many are just based on smaller portions. If I could stop at just one I wouldn't need to b here!!

    Keep in mind spark uses stock photos. You cannot use the pics to determine ingredients or portion etc as they are not of the actual items. I agree that they often need to do a better job selecting an appropriate image as it can be misleading.
    My idea of something ice cold for the summer is frozen yogurt. I just put a pot of yogurt into the freezer and eat it cold whenever I want. It is both nutritious and tasty and nothing like any of the above.
  • Not only do I not want to see Cool Whip listed, I'd like more ideas for dairy free recipes.
    I will try the cherries, pineapple mixed with tofu and see how that is. And I think we can all figure out how to freeze fruit juice with real fruit into popsicles - the rest are based on itsy bitsy portions. id rather have the real thing and eat less of it and less often.

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Melinda Hershey Melinda Hershey
Melinda has a bachelorís degree in health promotion and education and is an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer. Before working as an editor for SparkPeople, she developed and taught health programs for several non-profit organizations. She enjoys writing, interval training, yoga, and cooking with friends.

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