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Low-Calorie Homemade Desserts

Cool Off With DIY Desserts For Hot Summer Days

We are pumped to share one of our fave stories from Fitness Magazine here on FitSugar!

When the weather warms up, our tastes naturally veer toward lighter, oven-free fare. Whole Foods Market's Health Starts Here program has dozens of low-calorie, refreshing ideas to help you fit in your fruit and vegetable servings all Summer long. Here are two of our favorites, all of which will please a crowd!

Double Grape Slushies

Serves 4

  • 1/2 cup concord grape juice
  • 1 cup seedless red or green grapes
  • 1 cup honeydew melon chunks
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  1. Pour juice into a blender. Drop in fruit and ice.
  2. Put the lid on and blend until smooth.

Nutrition information per serving: 60 calories, 0 g fat

Banana Nice Cream

  • 2 bananas, sliced and frozen
  • 1 cup unsweetened soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons smooth almond butter or peanut butter
  1. Put bananas, soy milk, and nut butter into a blender.
  2. Puree, turning off the motor and stirring the mixture two or three times, until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour into two bowls and serve.

Nutrition information per serving: 280 calories, 13 g fat

Read on for two more DIY summer desserts.

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