Recipe Alert! Gluten Free High Protein Fake Out “Ice Cream”

Recipe Alert!-Not really Ice Cream

This is my go-to evening snack. I have a sweet tooth that just won’t quit. Seriously. I control what I put in my pie-hole, but if there were no calories and no health or body compositon repercussions from living on M&M’s, red wine and chocolate ice cream, I’d do it.

Anyhow-this is a way for me to have something sweet and frozen-ish, and get me some good nutrition at the same time.

I use the Magic Bullet for this. It’s a great little kitchen tool that doesn’t take up a lot of space and is super versatile. I was worried about the motor holding up, but I’ve been using it at least once a day for a year and it’s going strong so far.

So-add everything into the bullet plastic container, or whatever you want to blend it in. (Can you believe I don’t have a regular blender, but I’m sure that would work too.)

Obviously you can change the amounts to suit your taste, this is an example

-150 g of Friendship 1% cottage cheese (or whatever cottage cheese you like, my grocery just started carrying Cabot’s which is also the bomb-diggedty-the Friendship has a better macronutrient profile as far as more protein for my taste)
-10 g of sugar free fat free pudding powder (the kind in a box-I’ve used Jello and Royal, and I use the chocolate flavors)
-some stevia or splenda to taste (2 packets of Stevia Balance gets it done)
-1 tsp of instant decaf coffee (becasue I like a mocha-y vibe-you could omit, or use more!)
-1 tsp Navitas Naturals Raw Chocolate Powder

-water to help blend it
-1/2 tsp Glucomannan powder (totally optional-this adds fiber and thickness, and makes me full so I don’t think about snacking anymore)

Blend the heck out of it until smooth. I’ll blend everything but the glucomannan, then add the glucomannan and a little more water.

Stick in the freezer for a couple hours. If you have the Bullet you can put it in right in the plastic container, and eat it out of there too.

Remove and enjoy! I’ll have a tbsp or so of natural almond or peanut butter along with this as my “dessert.”

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  1. Cara says:

    I do the same thing! Well, almost. I am impatient and usually it right away rather than freezing it, so it’s more like a pudding consistency, but still delish. I like to blend my cottage cheese with peanut butter (or PB2, if I’m already high on cals/fat for the day), cocoa powder, or pumpkin puree.

  2. Erin says:

    Hey Cara!
    I have been known to eat mine right away too-I have found that it takes me longer to eat if I freeze it though :)
    I use PB2 as well-actually I’ve been using Byrd Mill’s peanut flour-I bought A 5# bag and transfer it bits at a time into an old PB2 jar!
    Thanks for sharing-and letting me know I’m not the only nutty one! ;)

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