Fruit may be a convenient and smart snacking choice, but sometimes even nature's candy needs a dash of culinary creativity. These fun, fresh fruit snack ideas will cool you off nutritiously and deliciously.

Mango Banana Ice Cream

A couple of hours of freezer time and a blender are all you need to whip up this guiltless vegan mango ice cream treat. You'll be amazed that this blend of frozen mangoes and bananas (along with a sprinkling of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate shavings) is a 150-calorie sweet snack.

Fruit Kebabs

Fit in a few of your five daily servings of fruit with a little bit of fun — and patriotism. These red, white, and blue sliced fruit kebabs are easy to make and will be a welcome counterpart to any barbecue's indulgent offerings.

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Cantaloupe Bowl


Go ahead, dig in. This Greek yogurt cantaloupe bowl is filling, hydrating, and fewer than 150 calories.

Strawberry Creams

Take advantage of the season's ripest strawberries by making a creamy treat that will kill those ice cream cravings. These strawberry banana creams are under 150 calories for the entire bowl.