8 healthy alternatives to ice-cream in summer

Opt for low-fat or Greek yogurt, which is high in protein and lower in sugar compared to traditional ice cream. You can freeze yogurt in an ice cube tray or blend it with frozen fruit to make a creamy and nutritious frozen treat.

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1. Frozen Yogurt

Make your own popsicles at home using fresh fruit and fruit juice. Simply blend your favorite fruits, such as berries, mangoes, or kiwis, with water or coconut water, pour the mixture into popsicle molds, and freeze until solid.

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2. Fruit Popsicles

Nice cream is a dairy-free alternative to ice cream made from frozen bananas. Simply blend frozen bananas until smooth and creamy, then add flavorings like cocoa powder, peanut butter, or vanilla extract for a delicious and healthy treat.

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3. Nice Cream

Frozen grapes, berries, mango chunks, and pineapple slices make excellent snacks on hot summer days. They're naturally sweet, hydrating, and packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

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4. Frozen Fruit

Whip up a smoothie bowl using your favorite fruits, leafy greens, and a liquid base like almond milk or coconut water. Top it with granola, nuts, seeds, and shredded coconut for added texture and flavor.

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5. Smoothie Bowls

Look for dairy-free ice cream made with coconut milk instead of cow's milk. Coconut milk ice cream is creamy and delicious, and it's often lower in sugar and saturated fat compared to traditional ice cream.

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6. Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Spread Greek yogurt onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, then top it with your favorite toppings like sliced fruit, nuts, seeds, and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.

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7. Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark

Mix chia seeds with your choice of milk (such as almond milk or coconut milk) and sweetener (such as honey or maple syrup), then refrigerate until thickened.

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8. Chia Seed Pudding

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