It’s hot outside, and we need ice cream, that’s for certain. A cool treat is always refreshing and can definitely put a smile on your face when you’re hanging out in the sunshine. I don’t know a single person who doesn’t love a cold treat on a hot day, if that person exists, I’m glad we are not friends (joking, of course).
The thing about ice cream is that it’s hard to find one that’s not loaded up with sugar and all kinds of crazy chemical ingredients. You know, the stuff that makes you question the English language because it sounds like it’s from another planet! But, fear not earthlings, there is a healthy way to meet your ice cream cravings this summer, read on!
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Delicious Protein Ice Cream Minus the Bad Stuff
This is such a great and refreshing recipe that uses all-natural ingredients. It’s much better to make your own ice cream treats than to buy them, that way you will know what’s going into it.
Feel free to mix it up and replace the lime juice with another one of your favorite fruit juices. Let’s get started with this yummy recipe!
Popsicle molds or ice cube trays
½ cup unsweetened almond milk or your favorite type of nut milk
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
1½ limes, juiced
1 scoop vanilla protein powder (choose a natural one with clean ingredients)
Blend all ingredients together, then pour into popsicle mold or ice cube trays with popsicle sticks. Freeze for about 12 hours, then enjoy!
78 calories / 1g fat / 9g carbs / 4g sugar / 8g protein
Making ice cream treats isn’t as hard as you thought it was, right? Now that you have the basic framework for protein ice cream, how would you mix it up to be even better?