Frozen Desserts Under 150 Calories

Cool down this summer with low-calorie popsicles, frozen pops, and granitas featuring the summer's freshest flavors.

  • Minted Watermelon and Lemon Ice Pops
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot

    Minted Watermelon and Lemon Ice Pops

    Boasting just 82 calories and a boatload of vitamin C, these double-decker popsicles feature a sweet-tart lemon layer topped with a minty watermelon layer. If you prefer one flavor over the other, double the amount of ingredients required for each layer and make single flavored pops.

  • Basil-Lemon Granita
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, James Carrier

    Basil-Lemon Granita

    Only 3 ingredients needed for this company-friendly after-dinner treat. Fresh lemon zest and juice offer a tart flavor that pairs well with the sugar and fresh mint. This summery make-ahead dessert offers a healthy dose of antioxidants from the lemons and basil.

  • Lemon-Blueberry Twist Pops
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Sang An

    Lemon-Blueberry Twist Pops

    Reap the benefits of both dairy and blueberries with these 3-ingredient, low-calorie frozen pops. Yogurt and milk offer calcium and vitamin D while blueberries are high in antioxidants and phytonutrients.

  • Sangria Ice
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Sangria Ice

    Take your pool party or happy hour to the next level with this low-calorie, adults-only frozen beverage. Freezing this traditional Spanish beverage makes it a warm weather treat.

  • Mint-Melon Pops
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Sang An

    Mint-Melon Pops

    It's easy to make these cool, two-layer pops. Simply process one melon with juice, pour into a mold or cup. Let it freeze until slightly firm, then top with the other layer of melon and juice. Each pop has less than 40 calories per serving and provides vitamin C and B vitamins from the cantaloupe and honeydew.

  • <p>Cantaloupe Granita</p>
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD

    Cantaloupe Granita

    Three ingredients are all you need to create this melon-flavored treat that's completely free of refined sugar.
  • Cranberry-Jalapeño Granita
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD

    Cranberry-Jalapeño Granita

    Finish off the evening with a spicy-sweet iced dessert featured cranberry juice, mint, jalapeño pepper, and fresh lime juice. The complex flavors make this an adult favorite that can be enjoyed year round. Use low-calorie cranberry juice to lower the calories and sugar content.

  • Mango-Lime Ice
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Mango-Lime Ice

    Extremely healthy and naturally fat-free, sweet mango ice provides both vitamins A and C from the mangoes and orange juice. Enjoy this simple, make-ahead dish as a warm weather dessert or afternoon snack.

  • Pineapple-Mint Ice
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Oxmoor House

    Pineapple-Mint Ice

    It doesn't get any simpler than this two ingredient recipe featuring the antioxidant-rich ingredients: pineapple and fresh mint. At less than 120 calories, this sweet, icy dessert is the perfect closer to a steamy summer day.

  • Blueberry Granita
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Ben Fink; Styling: Andrea Steinberg

    Blueberry Granita

    Costing less than $1 per serving, this blueberry granite takes on a bold flavor profile by the addition of ginger-flavored simple syrup. Because blueberries help to fight cancer, improve memory, and lower cholesterol, you can feel good indulging in this low-calorie dessert.
  • Raspberry-Mint Ice Pops
    Holley Grainger, MS, RD, Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

    Raspberry-Mint Ice Pops

    Beat the summer heat with these refreshing raspberry-mint ice pops for only 58 calories each!
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