Benefits like probiotics and a lower fat content make frozen yogurt a healthier alternative to ice cream when you want a cold treat. CBS Philly last brought you a list of Top Spots for Frozen Yogurt in 2012, but a new year brings new favorites. Cool off with froyo and all the toppings at one of these sweet spots this summer.
Scoop DeVille
1315 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 988-9992

Now located in brand new digs following a recent move from Chestnut Street to Midtown Village, Scoop DeVille continues to serve up some of the most creative concoctions around. In addition to the 12 different ice cream flavors, this cheerful ice cream parlour also offers three fat-free frozen yogurt options. Choose from vanilla, chocolate and black cherry. And since Scoop DeVille specializes in custom soft serve creationsm you can pick from 94 different ingredients, ranging from bananas to bacon, to have blended with your favorite flavor of ice cream or frozen yogurt. Let your creativity take over, or try one of the tried-and-true favorites such as Sarah’s Amore (chocolate soft serve or yogurt with bananas, chocolate chip cookie dough and Nutella) or My Cousin Tony’s Spumoni (vanilla soft serve or yogurt with strawberries, pistachios and dark chocolate chips.)

The Igloo
2223 Grays Ferry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(267) 858-4290

New in March of 2013, The Igloo brings premium frozen yogurt, gelato and sorbet to the Graduate Hospital area. The frozen yogurt is all homemade using plain non-fat Greek yogurt that’s flavored with ingredients such as real coffee beans, creamy peanut butter and fruit. Five different flavors are currently on the menu: Non-fat Tahitian vanilla, non-fat Colombian coffee, low-fat raspberry and pomegranate, low-fat cookies and cream and low-fat peanut butter. Create your favorite mixture by picking toppings from the well-stocked toppings bar with choices like crushed cookies, candy and fresh fruit, as well as hot toppings that are imported from Italy.

Whirled Peace
4321 Main St.
Philadelphia, PA 19127
(215) 487-0489

The frozen yogurt at Whirled Peace contains natural flavors, non-fat yogurt, live and active cultures and probiotics to guarantee that it not only tastes great but has a lot of health benefits. Flavors range from everyday favorites like Tahitian vanilla, wild strawberry and dark chocolate to the more unique Cinnamon Bun, Caribbean Colada and Sea Salt Caramel Pretzel. Whirled Peace offers more than delicious frozen yogurt and smoothies made with fresh, natural ingredients. It also gives patrons peace of mind that they’re doing something good for the environment and the community. Whirled Peace only uses compostable bowls, straws, spoons and lids as well as natural cleaning supplies and post-consumer napkins. Plus, the yogurt shop chooses a Cause of the Week to donate a portion of the proceeds.

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Yogo Sano
1 West Ave.
Wayne, PA 19087
(484) 580-8205

Health-conscious dessert lovers will rejoice in knowing that this Maine Line-area yogurt store offers USDA-certified organic frozen yogurt. Made with milk that’s free of hormones and high in calcium, vitamin D, Omega-3 and probiotics, the frozen yogurt here is a gluten-free treat that you can feel good about eating. Keeping things simple, yogurt is available in tart, regular and a daily-changing flavor. One topping is included with each cup, with mostly healthy options like berries and nuts and a few other offerings such as cookies, candy and dark chocolate shavings.

Old City Frozen Yogurt
229 Market St.
Philadephia, PA 19106
(215) 625-0500

With bright pink and lime décor and outdoor seating, Old City Frozen Yogurt is a cheerful place to get your froyo fix. Offering 10 probiotic-packed flavors, many of which are fat free, this self-serve yogurt shop keeps people coming back for favorites like New York Cheesecake, no-sugar chocolate and Greek Black Cherry. The toppings bar includes a few healthy options as well as the standard favorites like gummy bears, chocolate chips and crushed cookies. You pay per ounce, which can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on your self-control.

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Michelle Hein is a copy editor for a women’s fashion company in Bucks County by day and a self-proclaimed food and drink fanatic by night and weekend. She enjoys attending wine classes, trying new recipes in the kitchen and going to old favorites and new restaurants alike in the Bucks County and Philadelphia area. If the writing gig doesn’t pan out, she constantly dreams of owning her own bakery…perhaps connected to the restaurant/bar that her lawyer boyfriend would love to open.