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Summer brings the heat and leaves us reaching for cool, refreshing treats. Lynn Tucker, Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at NorthShore, shares a homemade “gelato” that tastes good and is good for you. While this recipe has a few steps* involved, Lynn Tucker assures that it is well worth it!
*This does not require an ice cream maker.
Recipes makes 4 servings.
Tip: Before serving, let it sit at room temperature for at least 15 minutes to soften up a little bit. It has a lot less fat than normal ice cream or gelato so will freeze harder and not be scoopable right out of the freezer if it’s not fresh.
Nutrition info (per serving):
Calories: 192 Fat: 9 g Protein: 7 g Carbs: 21 g Sugar (from honey): 16 g Fiber: 1 g Sodium: 22 mg
Compare to store-bought gelato (per serving):
Calories: 250 calories Fat: 16 g Protein: 5 g Carbs: 23 g Sugar: 9 g Fiber: 1 g