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Low-Calorie Summer Sippers

Let's drink to summer -- the healthy way

Lite Iced Mocha

Journal as: 1 serving of skim milk + 2 teaspoons cocoa mix sweetened or 2 teaspoons sugar (for the chocolate syrup).

1 1/2 cups cold decaf coffee (on the strong side)
1/3 cup fat-free half-and-half
1/3 cup low-fat milk
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
2 tablespoons Splenda

  • Pour coffee into an ice cube tray. Freeze until solid (at least two hours).
  • Put the coffee ice cubes, fat-free half-and-half, low-fat milk, chocolate syrup, and Splenda in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into two glasses.

Yield: 2 servings

Per glass: 90 calories, 5 g protein, 18 g carbohydrate, 0.7 g fat (0.4 g saturated fat, 0.2 g monounsaturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 0.3 g fiber, 90 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 6%.

Cran-Orange Chiller

Journal as: 3/4 cup 100% fruit juice.

1 1/2 cups orange juice (calcium-fortified, if available)
2 1/4 cups light cranberry juice cocktail (or light cran-raspberry juice cocktail)

  • Pour the orange juice into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid (at least two hours). Meanwhile, chill cranberry juice cocktail in the refrigerator.
  • Pour about 3/4 cup of the cranberry juice cocktail into a clear glass, then add about five ice cubes. Repeat with remaining cranberry juice and ice cubes.

Yield: 3 servings

Per glass: 85 calories, 1 g protein. 19.5 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0.3 g fiber, 63 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 0%.

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Reviewed on June 17, 2005

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