Maple Walnut Protein Ice Cream
This creamy maple walnut protein ice cream is made healthier than traditional recipes, with fewer grams of fat and 5 grams of protein per serving – a sweet treat for any time of day.
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 cups fat free half and half
- 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tsp maple extract
- 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
Combine all ingredients, other than the crushed walnuts, in a bowl and transfer to the refrigerator. Allow to chill for ~2 hours.
Pour mixture into an ice cream maker and allow to churn for ~15. Pour crushed walnuts into the ice cream to combine. Allow to churn for an additional 5 minutes
Transfer ice cream to a container, then store in the freezer
- Makes 6 cups
- Serving Size: ¾ cup
- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Nutrition Facts (per serving): 130 Calories, 17 g carbohydrates, 8 sugars, 5 g protein, 3.5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 4% calcium.
- Meal Planning Servings: 1 CHO; 1 PRO; 0.5 FAT