Peppermint Protein Ice Cream

Posted: February 29, 2012 in Amazingly Delicious Clean & Healthy Recipes, dessert
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That’s right. It’s a healthier, better for you ice cream. Just scroll down to the nutritional data, it is packed with protein!  When I saw this recipe in Oxygen magazine, I couldn’t wait to try it and dig in. I hope you all feel the same!! By the way, this recipe is the bag and shake method. It’s a great way to eat healthier and get a great arm work out in the process! I  am sure if you have an ice cream machine, you can alter the method as well.

Ready in 10 minutes

Makes Two Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1 peppermint candy, crushed
  • 1/2 cup salt

Directions:

  • Mix ingredients together, except for peppermint candy and salt, in a bowl. You can also use a blender to make it quicker.
  • Pour mixture into a sandwich-sized resealable bag and add crushed peppermint pieces. Seal the bag and set it aside.
  • Fill a gallon-sized bag half way with ice. Add 1/2 cup table salt. Place the small bag into the large bag and seal.
  • Shake the bag vigorously for 5 minutes until mixture is creamy. Remove bag and rinse off salt. Open smaller bag and serve.

Nutritional Data: Calories 106, Total Fats 3g, Saturated Fat 2g, Total Carbohydrates 6g, Sugars 4g, Protein 13g

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