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Welcome to the hot days of summer!!

And there’s nothing that feels more like summer to me than a nice, cold, creamy root beer float. I’m seriously salivating at the thought of one right now! But buying a root beer float at one of your favorite ice cream joints or at a restaurant can really rack up your Weight Watchers Points.

This easy, low calorie version of a traditional root beer float recipe has just a 2 Points for the entire, big, yummy float!

Full of sweet, cold, creamy goodness, this slimmed down root beer float does not lack in flavor – – it tastes FANTASTIC! And because root beer floats are so All American, they would make a great addition to your Weight Watchers 4th of July Recipes!

Diet Root Beer Float Recipe


NOTE: You can turn this into just a 1 Point Root Beer Float simply by eliminating the whipped cream and using a fat free and higher fiber vanilla ice cream.


  1. In a tall, preferably chilled glass, pour the root beer.
  2. Then, top the root beer with the ½ cup scoop of ice cream.
  3. Top with a few short quirts of the whipped cream.
  4. Serve with a straw and a spoon.

Entire Recipe makes 1 serving
Serving size is the entire drink
Each serving = 2 Points

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