Frozen yogurt facts and figures
boYO natural frozen yogurt 175 Cambridge St., Boston, 617-227-2696
Soft-serve yogurt in at least three flavors. Refreshing and tangy, original (plain) is also creamy. BoYO berry is bursting with flavor. Calorie counts not yet available, zero fat.
BerryLine 3 Arrow St., Cambridge, 617-868-3500
1668 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge 617-492-3555
Soft-serve original is lip-smackingly tart with a perfectly smooth texture. Pairs well with fresh kiwi or fresh raspberries and white chocolate chips. Blueberry soft serve is a mouthful of intense sweet berry flavor.
4 ounces soft serve 125 calories, zero fat.
J.P. Licks Various locations: Coolidge Corner, Harvard Square, Davis Square
Oreo soft serve is addictive, sweet, subtle, and melts quickly. YoTango soft serve is more sour than tangy, hints of cheese. Hard-scoop peanut butter is refreshingly natural tasting. Creamiest of all of the hard yogurts.
Soft serve, including YoTango, has 110 calories in 4 ounces and zero fat.
4 ounces hard-scoop vanilla 117 calories, 1.3 grams fat.
Nona's Homemade 19 Main St., Hingham, 781-749-3999
Hard-scoop chocolate chocolate-chip is reminiscent of a fudgesicle with well-proportioned chips. The mint chip is synthetic tasting; vanilla with peanut butter chip is delectable. Smooth for a fat-free hard-scoop yogurt base.
3 1/2 ounce hard scoop 133 calories, zero fat.
Hodgie's 71 Haverhill Road, Amesbury, 978-388-1211
Known for their massive portions. Hodgie's peppermint stick hard-scoop yogurt is fairly smooth, packed with candy and flavor. Chocolate-chip yogurt is a tad icy but has a rich flavor and hunks of chocolate. Soft-serve coconut is subtle and creamy.
4 ounces vanilla soft serve and hard-scoop 110 calories, zero fat.
Truly Yogurt 35 Grove St., Wellesley, 781-239-1356
Refreshing, slightly icy soft serve with the chocolate-vanilla swirl winning out for the most natural taste.
3 ounces vanilla soft serve 65 calories, 2.5 grams fat.
Cafe Kiraz 119 Hampshire St., Cambridge, 617-868-2233
Pre-frozen tubes are squeezed through machines to create a memorably smooth and creamy soft-serve treat. Frozen fruit mix-ins add a slightly icy texture.
1 ounce plain soft serve 28 calories, 7 grams fat.