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Frozen Treats

What is summer without cool delights?

By Rebecca Heaton

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Here are some of our favorite healthy options from the freezer section, for kids and grown-ups.

Aldens_Scround_3D_Cookies-and-creamAlden’s Organic Ice Cream Cookies’n Cream

Started in 1938, Alden’s works with more than 30 farms to source ingredients for its USDA-certified organic ice creams. Free of antibiotics and artificial anything, Cookies ‘n Cream is a deliciously simple combination of creamy vanilla ice cream and just the right number of cookie chunks.

Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 180 | Sugar: 15 g | Fat: 10 g | Protein: 2 g

Nestlè Outshine Fruit Bars Strawberrystrawberry-package

Chock-full of real strawberries—the first item on the ingredients list—Outshine’s Fruit Bar is an excellent source of vitamin C, offering up 20 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA). Plus, each low-calorie bar is free of fat and artificial anything.

Size: 1 bar | Calories: 60 | Sugar: 14 g | Fat: 0 g | Protein: 0 g

SD_US_Cash_DkChocTruffleSo Delicious Dairy Free Cashew Milk Frozen Dessert Dark Chocolate

Made with creamy cashew milk—a good source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats—this certified vegan, dairy-free dessert of decadence is laden with organic fudge and shaved chocolate, fair-trade cocoa, and a touch of coconut oil.

Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 180 | Sugar: 18 g | Fat: 9 g | Protein: 3 g

Ben & Jerry’s Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Chunky Monkey NonDairyChunkyMonkey_CMYK_Open_HR46_3M

Never a company to stop coming up with fun, new flavors, Ben & Jerry’s has created a new line of dairy-free options made with almond milk. A fresh take on a classic, Non-Dairy Chunky Monkey is full-on banana ice cream loaded with chunks of chocolate fudge and walnuts, but with a twist: It’s certified vegan.

Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 260 | Sugar: 26 g | Fat: 14 g | Protein: 2 g

SaltedCaramelChocolatePintUS-medLuna & Larry’s Organic Coconut Bliss Salted Caramel & Chocolate

If you like coconut, you will really like Coconut Bliss. USDA-certified organic, soy-free, dairy-free and vegan, this creamy concoction’s main ingredients are coconut milk and agave syrup (in that order), mixed with luscious caramel and chocolate bits, plus just the right touch of sea salt.

Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 230 | Sugar: 18 g | Fat: 16 g | Protein: 1 g

Boulder Organic Ice Cream Salted Caramel Crunch BIC_Render_SaltedCaramelCrunch

All of Boulder Ice Cream’s flavors are made in 10-gallon batches in a small factory in Boulder, Colorado. Non-GMO and USDA-certified organic, the popular Salted Caramel Crunch is just the right blend and balance of caramel, sweet toffee and sea salt.

Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 235 | Sugar: 23 g | Fat: 14 g | Protein: 4 g

julie's organic ice cream sandwichJulie’s Organic Ice Cream Sandwich – Vanilla

What is more classic than an ice cream sandwich? This USDA certified organic version is made with creamy vanilla ice cream, sandwiched between two rich, chocolate cookies, all of which are free of any GMOs or artificial ingredients.

Serving: 1 sandwich | Calories: 160 | Sugar: 9 g | Fat: 8 g | Protein: 3 g

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