Close-up of two homemade yogurt popsicles with visible blueberries and granola pieces. The popsicles are placed on a wooden surface. The creamy texture and berry swirls are noticeable, complemented by crunchy granola toppings on the sticks.

Frozen Treats: 5 Better-For-You Frozen Eats

As the weather heats up, frozen dessert season is kicking into high gear. Unfortunately, those frozen treats are often packed with calories and sugar that leave you feeling less than your best, and could derail your health and fitness goals over time. The good news is that a cool treat on a hot day doesn’t have to be bad for you. We’ve put together our list of our favorite five better-for-you frozen treats.

Strawberry Shortcake Protein Ice Cream Bars

Remember those amazing strawberry shortcake ice cream bars from your childhood? You can get them back and better than ever with these strawberry shortcake protein ice cream bars that perfectly mimic that same nostalgic taste. The base of the bar is made with unsweetened coconut yogurt, vanilla extract, agave, salt, and strawberries ‘n cream protein powder, while the delectable coating is made from slivered almonds, freeze-dried strawberries, and vegan butter. You’ll whip up 10 bars before you know it, each packed with the protein your body needs.

Pineapple Cleansicles

Pineapple cleansicles are a smooth, light, frozen treat perfect for cooling off after a hot day. Made with vanilla bean protein powder, chopped fresh pineapple, natural sweetener, and coconut cream, these cleansicles offer the creamy taste you love from your favorite creamsicle without the extra sugar. Plus, you’ll get an extra serving of protein to help keep you feeling satisfied until your next meal.

Vegan Chocolate Banana Nice Cream

If you’re feeling guilty about your nightly scoop (or two) of ice cream, you’ll love this vegan chocolate banana nice cream. Made from frozen bananas, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla, protein almond milk, and chocolate protein powder, this sweet treat is packed with protein and fruit but tastes like real ice cream. You can let the kids (and yourself) eat this better-for-you vegan nice cream every night without worrying about excess sugar, uncomfortable digestive symptoms from too much dairy, and more.

Breakfast Berry Yogurt Protein Popsicles

Who says you can’t have a popsicle for breakfast? These breakfast berry yogurt protein popsicles contain just five simple ingredients, including greek yogurt, kids protein nutrition shake, fresh raspberries, fresh blueberries, and granola. You can make 10 popsicles in less than 10 minutes, and let them freeze overnight. Your kids won’t believe their luck when you whip out these popsicles for a fun breakfast, and you’ll take comfort in knowing they’re getting plenty of protein and fruit in to start the day right.

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