Healthful Ways

When the weather’s warm, it’s almost too an easy task Healthful Ways  to rely on frozen treats, soda, popsicles and also other frosty sweets for refreshment. However, you can find delicious strategies to cool off without making desperation of a trim waistline burn off.

Healthful Ways To Keep You Cool

For instance, it is possible to eat something sweet, feel refreshed but still get your recommended five fruits and vegetables a day with all the recipes below.

Easy to make as well as easier to enjoy, smoothies and sorbets constructed with light and healthy canned Bartlett pears can be a refreshing antidote into a hot afternoon.

Added bonus: The pears contain no fat or cholesterol and undoubtedly are a good source of potassium and fiber.

ٰIngredients for Healthful Ways To Keep You Cool

Pear Yogurt Ginger Smoothie

Makes 4 Servings

1 can (15 ounces) Bartlett pear halves or slices, drained

3 cups nonfat vanilla yogurt

3/4 cup nonfat milk

3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

5 ice cubes

In blender or blender container, puree pears. Add yogurt, milk, ginger and ice cubes, process until well blended.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving): Calories 183; Protein 9g; Carbohydrate 37g; Fiber 2g; Fat 1g; Cholesterol 4mg; Sodium 118mg.

Blissful Pear Sorbet

Makes 6 Servings

2 cups water

1 cup sugar

1 can (15 ounces) Bartlett pears, well drained

2 tablespoons fresh fresh lemon juice

In saucepan, heat water and sugar until sugar is well dissolved. Cool syrup to room temperature. In blender container, combine nearly one-half on the syrup and pears; blend until smooth. Stir in freshly squeezed lemon juice and remaining syrup. Freeze in small (1-quart) soft ice cream freezer based on manufacturer’s directions.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving): Calories 166; Carbohydrate 0g; Fiber 0g; Protein 0g; Fat 0g; Sodium 7mg.

Chill Out-These cool and refreshing treats, constructed with canned Bartlett pears, is usually a nutritious and delicious approach to beat the temperature.