By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

This refreshing beverage is made with club soda — a carbonated water that is the forerunner of sugary soda pop. This float is a good source of calcium.

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 1 can (15 ounces) peaches, drained, except for 1/2 cup juice
  2. 4 cups vanilla ice milk
  3. 32 ounces club soda or seltzer water
  4. 1/2 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  5. Ground nutmeg, to taste

Directions

In a small bowl, mash the peaches with a fork. Divide the mashed peaches into 4 glasses (12 ounces each). Add to each glass 2 tablespoons of the peach juice and 1 cup ice milk. Pour 1 cup soda or seltzer into the glasses. Top each drink with 2 tablespoons whipped topping and a dusting of nutmeg. Serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1 peach float

  • Total carbohydrate 48 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sodium 177 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 18 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Calories 269
Aug. 18, 2010