Yes way, sorbet.

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We can't be the only ones craving an island vacation, right? Since this summer doesn't have far-sweeping travels in the cards for most Americans as we continue to try to calm the novel coronavirus spread, we're trying to incorporate as much tropical flair into our menu as possible. A minty mojito and a side of fresh ceviche? It's like our toes are practically in the sand—even if they're just in a pair of slippers as we sit on the couch.

To round out the experience and keep our cool on the hottest days of summer, we can't wait to stock up on this returning seasonal Costco fave: Island Way Sorbet.

Found in a Michigan store by @costcobuys for $13.99 for 12, these fruit sorbets have been flying off freezer shelves for nearly 20 years. (They're often spotted only seasonally at warehouse stores, but you can also buy party packs at A Bay Breeze Combo—featuring 36 tropical-flavored sorbets—is sold for $51.20 online.)

The sweet flavors and cool, creamy consistency are great, but the best news? They can be enjoyed without dirtying any dishes. Each sorbet is served in a related fruit "cup." It's not edible, but can certainly be composted to cut down on the waste you send to the landfill.

Made with water, sugar, cow's milk cream, fruit juice concentrates and occasionally coconut milk and stabilizers, the sorbets included in this Costco variety pack vary in flavor and color (naturally) as well as nutrition. Here's a quick debrief from lowest to highest in calories so you can snack smartly...

  • Passionate Mango: Mango and peach sorbet in an orange cup.

    • 51 calories, 1 gram of fat, 11 grams of carbs (including 9 grams of sugar) and 1 gram of protein

  • Zesty Pomegranate: Sweet and creamy pink pomegranate juice sorbet in a lemon cup.

    • 67 calories, 1 gram of fat, 15 grams of carbs (including 9 grams of sugar) and 1 gram of protein

  • Ruby-Red Berry: A blend of raspberries, strawberries and ruby red grapefruit in a grapefruit cup.

    • 150 calories, 2 grams of fat, 33 grams of carbs (including 31 grams of sugar) and 0 grams of protein

  • Heavenly Coconut: Creamy coconut sorbet in a hard coconut husk cup.

    • 170 calories, 9 grams of fat, 18 grams of carbs (including 16 grams of sugar) and 4 grams of protein

Don't have a Costco near you, prefer to DIY or need something completely dairy-free? We've got you covered: Whip up homemade Lime-Mango Sorbet, Pomegranate Tea Sorbet, Orange-Blackberry Sorbet or Pineapple-Coconut Sorbet for a similarly flavored taste bud trip.