These Are the 15 Healthiest Ice Creams You Can Eat
Welcome to the future, where you can have ice cream that’s delicious and healthy! Or, at least, you can have ice cream that’s not as bad as it used to be. So clear out your freezer and stockpile these surprisingly healthy ice cream treats that taste as good as they look.
Ciao Bella Sicilian Pistachio Gelato
Gelato is essentially Italian ice cream. Churned at a slower rate, it tends to have more milk and less cream than ice cream. At 240 calories per serving, this denser treat will help you feel full thanks to the real pistachios. Each serving has less sugar than other types of gelato on the market.
Nadamoo! Gotta Do Chocolate Ice Cream
There’s a lot to love here. First, it’s non-dairy and organic. Next, there are only 120 calories per serving. Unlike other low-calorie ice creams that add extra ingredients for flavor, this Nadamoo! dessert has only eight grams of sugar per serving. It also has a whopping six grams of fiber — more than an apple — and one gram of protein.
Skinny Cow Salt-Kissed Caramel Greek Yogurt Bars
You know Greek yogurt is good for you, but did you know it’s just as good for you frozen? These 100-calorie Greek yogurt bars are deliciously creamy and perfect for caramel lovers. Bonus: Each bar contains active and live cultures plus five grams of protein.
Coconut Bliss Sweet Cherry Amaretto
Ice cream made from coconut milk is a great way to consume healthy fats. With a higher fat content than regular ice cream, coconut milk ice cream gives you the good type of fat that raises HDL cholesterol. This particular flavor is refreshing and creamy, with 260 calories per serving, one gram of fiber, and two grams of protein.
GoodPop Coldbrew Coffee Pops
What happens when you combine cold brew coffee with popsicles? You get GoodPop’s cold brew coffee pops! These delicious treats are pretty much coffee on a stick. Perfect for a pick-me-up in the summer, they have the same amount of caffeine as one cup of coffee. Each pop is only 80 calories, with eight grams of sugar per serving.
Klondike Ice Cream Bar Original Minis
It’s far better to indulge in small portions of your favorite treats than it is to overindulge in diet products with hidden ingredients. If you love Klondike bars, you’ll appreciate these mini versions. They’re just enough to satisfy your cravings, with 120 calories in each serving.
Chilly Cow Brown Butter Salted Caramel Ice Cream Bars
Chilly Cow uses ultra-filtered milk, which essentially gets rid of the sugar and water in milk and leaves behind a denser product packed in protein. If you love ice cream bars, you can enjoy one of these at just 100 calories. You can also buy this flavor in pint form.
Yasso Coffee Chocolate Chip Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars
If you want a cold, caffeine-filled treat that tastes more like ice cream than coffee, try these coffee chocolate chip Greek yogurt bars from Yasso. This frozen treat still gives you a caffeine buzz without all that coffee. Plus, Greek yogurt provides more protein than ice cream. Each bar has 100 calories and five grams of protein.
Cado Dairy-Free Simply Lemon Avocado Frozen Dessert
If you seek a dairy-free ice cream with a unique taste, we’ve got the solution. Cado’s lemon avocado frozen dessert is creamy (thanks to the avocado puree) and refreshing (due to the crisp lemon flavor). It’s a combo you’d never think of, but once you try it you’ll see why it’s on our list. It comes in a pint, and each serving has just 170 calories.
Talenti Gelato Chocolate Fudge Swirl
Dense, creamy gelato can help you feel more satisfied than regular ice cream. Talenti’s chocolate fudge swirl flavor has more natural ingredients and fewer calories than other flavors. Each serving has 160 calories, eight grams of fiber, and five grams of protein.
Good Humor Strawberry Shortcake Bars
This childhood throwback is surprisingly healthier than several ice creams that market themselves as “diet” or “healthy” options. Each Good Humor strawberry shortcake bar has just 160 calories and 11 grams of sugar. Treat yourself and enjoy a delicious treat with a sense of nostalgia.
Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit Co. Mango Pops
These soft-serve mango pops have just three ingredients: fruit, water, and cane sugar. That means you don’t have to worry about bad ingredients. Be careful because they’re fairly high in sugar. One serving has only 60 calories but 15 grams of sugar.
Halo Top Pops Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
We aren’t sure exactly how they do it, but Halo Top manages to make delicious ice cream pops with only 50 calories. You can indulge in a variety of flavors, like cookie dough, mint chocolate chip, peanut butter swirl, and strawberry cheesecake.
If you love the taste of s’mores but don’t want to sit by a campfire all night, you’re in luck. Enlightened s’mores ice cream tastes just like the real thing. At just 100 calories per serving, this treat starts with creamy marshmallow and adds real chunks of graham crackers and chocolate.
Edy’s Slow Churned Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Slow-churned ice creams are ideal for those who want a larger bowl of dessert with fewer calories. That’s because it’s made at a lower temperature than traditional ice creams, lowering the size of fat particles. Edy’s slow churned mint chocolate chip flavor is just 110 calories per serving.