Chocolate Ice Cream

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I know my one goal has been to include more recipes, but my diet has gotten pretty boring due to my caloric restriction, so it takes a lot of work to make anything I eat sound all that amazing 😉  But here is a recipe I took from LBC that is awesome..i made it last night and will have the second portion of it tonight!  I alter everything, so the recipe below is my recipe, but I linked to theirs in their name.

choc ice cream

Chocolate Ice Cream

Ingredients:

  • 1C. fat free cottage cheese
  • 1 heaping Tbl cocoa
  • 3 Tbl. Walden Farms chocolate Syrup (this is calorie free–supposedly made with natural products..minus the splenda)

Directions:

Add cottage cheese, cocoa, and 2 Tbl. of the chocolate syrup to a magic bullet or small blender.  Blend until the cottage cheese is dissolved.  Separate into two different containers (makes 2 servings) and then put in freezer.  Take out of freezer about 30 min prior to consumption.  Add the 1Tbl of chocolate syrup on top for an extra chocolate kick!  I would add pb to this to make things even better, but I didn’t have enough fat macros left.  You could also add protein powder, but I add protein powder to my egg whites to make protein pancakes as a before bed snack–2 meals are always better than one 😉

Let me know if you try it!

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