The Low-Calorie Ice Cream Guide

Find out how to enjoy ice cream without the calorie overload.

The Low-Calorie Ice Cream Guide

With the help of nutritionist Keri Glassman, and Delish.com’s Joanna Saltz, Lindsay Funston, and Lauren Miyashiro, we are going to cover the ins and outs of low-calorie ice cream alternatives. If you want the nostalgia, texture, and flavor of real ice cream without the guilt, there are tons of options for you to choose from. By using all-natural ingredients and keeping portion sizes in mind, you can get creative with your summery concoctions and find your favorite recipe. Take a look at these seven suggestions to get some inspiration!

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Under 300 Calorie Pints

When the craving for ice cream strikes, it’s all too common for us to grab a spoon and a pint and dig in until the carton is empty. To avoid a calorie overload, companies are now making low calorie pints, usually around 300 calories or less, so you can indulge without any worries. Compared to a regular full-fat vanilla ice cream, we discovered that the calories dropped from 1,000 to 240 calories, the fat dropped from 68 grams to 6 grams, and the sugar dropped from 80 grams to 12 grams.

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