Did you know that August 6th is National Root Beer Float day? I know I know, who needs a declared national day to enjoy a good root beer float. Root beer floats are often referred to as “black cow” or “brown cow”. Whether it is the nostalgic memories of sitting at the diner with your family or making your own at home, root beer floats have been around since 1894. Robert McCay Green was serving flavored drinks to his customers on a hot summer day. He ran out of ice to put in the drinks and started using vanilla ice cream that another vendor was selling. Thus, a new drink was born.

9 Skinny Root Beer Float Recipes

Root Beer Floats typically are filled with empty calories so today, we thought we would share some skinny Root Beer float recipes.


Try these 9 Skinny Root Beer Float Recipes

Skinny Root Beer Floats

Root Beer Float Pie with A&W Ten

Diet Root Beer Float with Sugar-Free Ice Cream 2 WW Points

Root Beer Float Smoothie

FroYo Ice Root Beer Float (substitute with diet root beer or A&W Ten)

100 Calorie Salted Caramel Root Beer Float

Lighter Root Beer Float Pops

Extra Root Beer Float Gum

White Root Beer Frosty

Do you enjoy root beer floats? Which one of these skinny root beer float recipes do you want to try?

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