Fruit Cooler

Store-bought or café smoothies are marketed as “health” foods, but they are often loaded with sugar and high in calories—some have upwards of 300 calories in a 12-ounce serving. Try making a refreshing fresh fruit cooler instead. There’s no added sugar, and just a small amount of fruit, so this drink is only about 18 calories for each 12-ounce glass.

Fruit Cooler

Glass of fruit cooler with strawberries
Serves 1
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 3/4 cup sugar-free sparkling water
  • 1/3 cup of melon or berries
  • Chopped mint leaves or citrus slices (optional)
  1. Place ice, sparkling water, and fruit in a blender.
  2. Blend until slushy, pour into a glass and garnish with mint or citrus slices.

Nutrition facts:

Per 1 glass (12 ounces) 18 calories

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