Creamsicle Protein Shake + More Healthy Drink Recipes

Sep 17 2020
Hey all, it's Lisa! Summer is wrapping up (boo!), and I've had a lot of fun making frozen drinks at home to beat the heat. Today’s creation tastes like creamy sunshine in a glass and has just five main ingredients. (Ice doesn’t count, silly!)

Hungry Girl's Healthy Dreamsicle Creamsicle Protein Freeze Recipe

Print Dreamsicle Creamsicle Protein Freeze Print

Entire recipe: 110 calories, 3.5g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 144mg sodium, 8g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 3.5g sugars, 11g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 2*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 2*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 2*

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Prep: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. (1 scoop) Tera's Whey Bourbon Vanilla Whey Protein (or another vanilla protein powder with similar stats)

1 packet (about 1 tsp.) sugar-free orange powdered drink mix (like the one by SunKist or the kind by Crystal Light)

1/4 tsp. xanthan gum powder (like the kind by Anthony's)

1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 1/2 cups crushed ice (about 12 ice cubes)

2 tbsp. light whipped topping (thawed from frozen)

Directions:

In a tall glass, combine protein powder, drink mix, and xanthan gum. Add 3 oz. hot water, and stir to dissolve.

Transfer mixture to a blender. Add almond milk and ice. Blend at high speed until smooth, stopping and stirring if needed.

Pour half of the blended drink into the tall glass. Top with whipped topping, followed by the rest of the drink.

MAKES 1 SERVING

HG Alternative: Leave out the protein powder and make it a slushie! Then your drink will have 55 calories, 2.5g total fat (1g sat fat), 118mg sodium, 6g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2g sugars, and 0.5g protein (SmartPoints® value 1* on all plans).

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