Healthy Sorbet Recipes

Find healthy, delicious sorbet recipes including strawberry, raspberry and lemon sorbet. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Pineapple Nice Cream

Rating: 5 stars
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All-fruit, dairy-free and with no added sugar--these are the hallmarks of nice cream, a healthy alternative to ice cream. This pineapple nice cream has tropical flavors, thanks to a hit of mango and lime. It takes just minutes to make this naturally sweet frozen dessert in the food processor or a blender. Enjoy it alone, or top with fresh fruit and toasted coconut.

Cherry Sorbet

Try this cherry sorbet recipe with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream or some more chopped cherries on top.

Watermelon Sorbet

Rating: 4.5 stars
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This incredibly refreshing icy dessert is made without using an ice cream maker.

Lime-Mango Sorbet

It couldn't be any easier to make sorbet. Just combine fruit, sugar and juice and escape to the tropics with this mango sorbet recipe flavored with lime. For a fun presentation, sprinkle with toasted coconut before serving.

Champagne & Peach Sorbet

This spritzy peach sorbet recipe is a quick way to use up ripe fruit to make a delectable dessert. For a prettier sorbet, leave the peels on the fresh peaches. If Champagne is out of the budget, try Spanish Cava or Italian Prosecco.

Peach & Honey Sorbet

Though it doesn't have any fat, this sorbet tastes rich and intensely peachy. It is simple to make and will keep for weeks in the freezer.

Chambord-Raspberry Sorbet

Making a sorbet is a fresh and cool way to enjoy summer's berry bounty in a light and healthy dairy-free dessert. In this refreshing raspberry sorbet recipe, we give it an adult kick by adding raspberry-flavored Chambord.

Papaya-Lime Sorbet

Rating: 3.67 stars
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In Mexico, papayas are served with a wedge of lime and a pinch of salt. This sorbet honors the sweet-tart combination and transforms it into an elegant dessert. It's like a tropical vacation in your mouth.

Sorbet Shake

Your favorite sorbet and nonfat milk blend up into a sweet and fruity after-dinner treat.

Ginger Sorbet

This simple ice has a vivid, lively flavor and makes a spirited palate cleanser between courses as well as an invigorating dessert. Use more or less ginger to vary the effect. Strain for smoother texture, less fire. It's also delicious with fresh blueberries on the side.

Peach Sorbet

Rating: 4 stars
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This simple peach sorbet recipe is a quick way to use up ripe fruit to make a delectable dessert. For a prettier sorbet, leave the peels on the fresh peaches.

Lemon-Mint Sorbet

Rating: 3 stars
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Inspired by a favorite family mint julep recipe, this sorbet can be served as dessert or as an intermezzo course.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Mixed Berry Compote with Lemon Sorbet

Turn your favorite fresh summer berries into a quick fruit sauce for lemon sorbet.

Plum Sorbet

This ruby-red plum sorbet recipe is perfect for kids and adults alike looking for a sweet cool treat. Make sure to pick plums that are ripe but not bruised.

Blackberry Sorbet

Rating: 4 stars
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A sorbet is the perfect showcase for this member of the raspberry family; berries ripen from late summer to early fall.