Celebrate summer! Top your float with a sprinkling of sweet, fresh berries.

By Diane Umansky

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"This float will take you back to the simple days of summer fun," says Robyn Webb, M.S., creator of the recipe and author of The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook (American Diabetes Association, 2011).

Time 10 min. | Serves 4

Ingredients

4 cups fresh raspberries
1 tsp stevia
1 1/2 cups no-sugar-added, reduced-fat vanilla ice cream (such as Breyers Smooth & Dreamy)
3 1/2 cups no-sodium-added club soda

Directions

  1. Press raspberries through a fine sieve over small bowl. Discard seeds. Combine puree with stevia.
  2. Divide the mixture evenly among 4 glasses.
  3. For each glass, spoon 2 Tbsp of ice cream on top of raspberry puree. Stir in 2 Tbsp club soda. Top with 1/4 cup more ice cream and pour in 3/4 cup club soda.
  4. Serve immediately.

Per Serving 139 calories, 3 g protein, 26 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 4 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 9 g cholesterol, 35 mg sodium

Adapted from our sister publication Diabetes Focus (Summer 2012).

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at Healthcommunities.com

Published: 20 Apr 2012

Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015