Low Fat Frozen Treats to Make at Home

Low Fat Frozen Treats to Make at Home

May 19

It’s almost summer time; time for BBQs, family fun, and events full of tempting treats.  You’ve worked hard all year watching your diet so you can look fit for and cute for these events.  Don’t fall victim to all those tempting foods.  Stand out from the crowd and serve low fat frozen healthy treats at your parties this summer.   Please enjoy the following 3 low fat frozen treats you can make at home.  

•  Bananas are low in saturated fat plus they are a good source of vitamins.  On hot summer family days try making banana popsicles.  This homemade treat is one that the kids will enjoy helping out with as well. 

You will need:

4 lg. bananas, halved
Popsicle sticks
Wax paper
Cookie sheet

Directions:

Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Insert popsicle stick into each banana half and repeat.  Once all bananas have sticks place the cookie sheet into the freezer for 2-3 hours or until frozen. 

•  Your guest will be talking about this low fat tasty homemade treat for a long time.  At your next party set up a diet Icee station for your guest. 

You will need:

8 ozs of diet pepsi or diet coke (one per guest)
1/4 cup home made light whipped cream (per icee)
Straws
Cups
Ice (cubes)
Bowl (large enough to fit lots of ice)
Ice tongs (or someway for guest to get ice cubes out)

Directions:

Once your guest arrive to your party on a hot summer day, set a bowl of ice in the middle of the drink table surrounded with cups.  Place straws in each cup before guest arrive. You make the first icee so everyone can get the idea of how to make it.  Place a few ice cubes in your cup, then put about ¼ cup of your light whipped cream into your cup full of ice. Pour in your diet Pepsi or diet Coke.  As you are pouring the fizz will start dissolving, once your cup is full to your liking, stir with the straw.  Your guest will enjoy their low fat diet icee with homemade light whipped cream. 

•  Mocha Mousse is a delicious low fat homemade frozen treat that will be a big hit at your next party.  This treat is only 100 calories per serving, 0g fat per serving, and 0% calories from fat.   Mocha mouse is a low fat frozen treat that has to be made 2 hours before serving.  This recipe makes 4 servings-for more than 4 guests adjust the recipe as needed.  

You will need:

8 ounces light whipped cream
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

4 small cups
1 tablespoon of instant coffee with less than 5 calories per teaspoon Nescafe Taster’s Choice has great selections.

Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl and whisk until blended well, or can use an electric beater on low.  Spoon your mixture into 4 small cups.  Cover with plastic wrap and freeze.  After two or more hours in the freezer your low fat frozen mocha mousse is ready to serve. 

Nutrition facts:

Diet Pepsi

Low fat whipped cream

Unsweetened cocoa

Reference:
1. Healthy Frozen Dessert Recipes Under 150 Calories | MyRecipes.com
2. Top 10 – Best Ever Simple and Easy Healthy Frozen Treats