Frozen Summer Drinks That are Low in Sugar

Texas summers are unforgivably hot nearly every year, and there is no better way to cool down than with a frozen summer drink. Additionally, we here at Digestive Health Associates of Texas, P.A. (DHAT), want you to cool off, but we also want to be sure you’re choosing the healthiest options available. Try one of these low sugar frozen drinks and stay cool and hydrated!

Frozen Arnold Palmer

2 juiced lemons
1 teaspoon sugar (or Stevia)
Unsweetened iced tea, 1 cup
4 ice cubes

Blend all items until they are smooth.

0g fat, 1g protein, 50 calories, 15g carbs

Vanilla Frappuccino (Sugar Free)

Half cup of cooled espresso
Half cup of vanilla creamer (non-dairy)
¾ cup of ice
Stevia extract (4 drops)
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Blend until smooth serves six.

½ g fat, 0g protein, 40g carbs, 123 calories

Blended Iced Mocha

Cup chilled coffee
½ cup milk (low-fat)
3 ice cubes
Cocoa powder, (1 teaspoon)

Blend until smooth.

1 ½ g fat, 7g carbs, 5g protein, 59 calories

Frozen Lemonade:

6 juiced lemons
½ cup sugar
cold water, 4 cups
1 cup of ice

Blend until smooth.

0g fat, 0g protein, 35g carbs, 135 calories

Coconut Lime Cooler:

1 cup canned coconut milk
1/3 cup lime juice
2 tablespoon sugar alternative
1 teaspoon lime zest
Crushed ice
Club soda for topping
Lime wedges (for garnish)

Blend until smooth.

11 ½ g fat, 1 ¼ g protein, 3.20g carbs, 0.08g fiber