Frozen Desserts: Make Your Own Healthy Treats (cont.)

Preparation:

  1. In mixing bowl, combine milk and pudding mix, beating with electric mixer or wire whisk about 2 minutes. Scrape sides of bowl halfway through to incorporate all of the pudding mix.
  2. Stir in whipped topping and marshmallows.
  3. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the mixture on top of each graham cracker half. Place them on a freezer-safe tray. Freeze about 2 hours or until firm. Serve straight from the freezer.

Yield: Makes 14 frozen S'More halves

Nutrition Information: Per serving: 61 calories, 1 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate, 0.5 g fat, 0.2 g saturated fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 0.4 g fiber, 53 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 7%.

Strawberry Lemonade Pops

Ingredients:
2 cups sliced strawberries
1 cup prepared sugar-free lemonade (like Crystal Lite)
1 cup low-fat or light lemon or plain yogurt

Preparation:

  1. In blender or food processor, combine ingredients until well blended (about 1 minute).
  2. Pour mixture evenly into 6 paper cups (or use plastic ice pop molds).
  3. Freeze 1 hour. Insert a plastic or wooden Popsicle stick into each cup. Freeze an additional 2 hours or until firm. Peel off paper cups before eating.

Yield: Makes 6 pops

Nutrition Information: Per serving: 63 calories, 3 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 1.6 g fat, 0.4 g saturated fat, 2 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 30 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 23%.

Recipes provided by Elaine Magee; ©2008 Elaine Magee

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for WebMD and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.

Published May 30,2008.


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