Top 5 Slimmed-Down Summer Treats

The faint sound of the ice cream truck jingle. Sprinting outside with a crumpled dollar bill. Devouring a delicious frozen treat that melts down your hand. These are all great memories from our childhood that make us nostalgic for summer treats.
Just because we’re adults now, doesn¹t mean we have to give up our excitement over the latest frozen treat. In fact, being an adult gets even better with these slimmed-down versions of  favorite summer treats. What were some of your favorite summer treats when you were a kid?
If You Loved Popsicles, You¹ll Love EDY’S Fruit Bars
EDY’S Fruit Bars are packed with real fruit and are under 120 calories per bar, with most varieties serving as an excellent source of Vitamin C.
This Spring, EDY’S Fruit Bars introduced a new Mango flavor to its popular line of frozen snacks, as well as a new multipack of three wildly popular tropical flavors: Coconut, Pineapple and Orange.
EDY¹S Fruit Bars are also the perfect frozen treat if you have dietary restrictions, with flavors available that are gluten-free, dairy-free, fat free, low-carb, or have no added sugar.

If You Loved Ice Cream Cones, You’ll Love Nestlé Drumstick Lil’ Drums
Available in a 12-count variety pack, Nestle Drumstick Lil’ Drums come in your classic favorite flavors like Vanilla with Chocolatey Swirl, Chocolate with Chocolatey Swirl, Cookie Dough and Chocolate Fudge Brownie. 
With each cone under 130 calories, less than 6 grams of fat and 11 grams of sugar, Nestle Drumstick Lil’ Drums is the perfect way to indulge your sweet tooth without sabotaging your scale. 
If You Loved Ice Cream Sandwiches, You’ll Love Skinny Cow Sandwiches
Combining creamy, low-fat ice cream and rich, sweet wafers, Skinny Cow Sandwiches are a decadent delight that are a not-so-guilty pleasure at 160 calories or less, 2 grams of fat or less, and at least 3 grams of fiber.  They come in a variety of flavors, such as Chocolate Peanut Butter, Cookies Œn Cream, Mint, Strawberry Shortcake and Vanilla. 
If You Loved Creamy Ice Cream, You’ll Love EDY’S Slow Churned Snack Size Cups
Who says watching what you eat has to mean sacrificing flavor? EDY’S Slow Churned Snack Size cups offer the rich, creamy ice cream you remember as a child in flavors like Carmel Delight, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Coffee, Cookies Œn Cream, Mint Chocolate Chip, Rocky Road and Vanilla Bean at half the fat and a third fewer calories than regular ice cream. With each Snack Size cup under 200 calories and 7 grams of fat, you get all the flavor and taste of regular ice cream without the flab.
If You Loved Fudge Pops, You’ll Love Skinny Cow Mini Fudge Pops
Tackle your big chocolate cravings with a Skinny Cow Mini Fudge Pop. At 50 calories and 2 grams of fat a pop, you can enjoy the rich,fudgey taste of a fudge pop without the fear of bikini season. 
I love all of these treats.  These low calorie snacks are fine to enjoy in moderation this summer along with a nutritious diet and exercise program.  

Cascia Talbert is a busy blogger, publisher, freelance writer, online merchant and mother of five children, living in The Pacific Northwest. With a B.A. in history and law and a passion for writing and staying healthy, she started The Healthy Moms Magazine in 2007. The Healthy Moms Magazine is currently ranked the top health blog for moms and features several health expert writers and mom bloggers. Ms. Talbert believes that if mothers are well educated on health issues and how to stay healthy, they can pass that information down to their children and reverse the childhood obesity statistics in the U.S.

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