Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream – WLS Sweets

Steph Wagner

July 29, 2013

Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream – WLS Sweets


Mint Chocolate Chunk Protein Ice Cream. Uses Greek Yogurt and Sugar-Free Syrups to keep it low carb and weight loss surgery friendly!

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Wahoo! I’m really on a roll now!

The Cuisinart ice cream maker came into my home and my life just last week and I’ve already created something to remind me of a chocolate frosty, and now something just like mint chocolate chip ice cream!

I was “challenged” by a client (and friend) last week when she was really craving mint chocolate chip ice cream. How the heck could I re-create that? The more we talked, the more I felt confident this could happen.

I took nearly the same recipe from the chocolate frosty but omitted the cocoa powder, added a splash of mint extract and a decent amount of green food coloring. Which you don’t need at all, I just like the visual- I eat with my eyes people. And my mouth.

How to get chocolate chips when you don’t eat chocolate chips?! I decided to chop up a Pure Protein Chocolate Deluxe bar. Yes, you still know it’s a protein bar. You will not be deceived. But it absolutely does the trick of giving you chunks of chocolate flavor! You really only need about 1/3 of the protein bar. You could also use Quest’s Chocolate Brownie Bar.



Mint Chocolate Chunk Protein Ice Cream. Uses Greek Yogurt and Sugar-Free Syrups to keep it low carb and weight loss surgery friendly!

Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream - WLS Sweets

Course: Snack
Cuisine: No Cook
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 156kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup light whipped topping
  • 2 tsp sugar-free chocolate syrup (coffee flavoring syrup)
  • 2 tbsp sugar-free chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup calorie free sweetener of choice (optional)
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • 2 splashes green food coloring
  • 1/3 chocolate flavored protein bar with more protein than carbohydrates such as Pure Protein Chocolate Deluxe
  • 1 scoop unflavored or chocolate whey protein powder


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Use a hand blender to mix everything well until lightly frothy (or mix well with a fork to incorporate ingredients until smooth).
  • Follow directions for ice cream maker. Turn on ice cream maker and slowly pour in mixture or pour into a 2 quart container with a lid.
  • Let mixture churn for 20 minutes or freeze for 6 hours or until firm.
  • Add in chunks of protein bar in the last couple minutes of churning (if using machine) or stir in by hand


*Serving sizes on the recipes are not necessarily "bariatric sized" portions but are "traditional" portion sizes.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 495mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 84IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream - WLS Sweets
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 495mg22%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 84IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 134mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

6 thoughts on “Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream – WLS Sweets”

  1. Dustin and I have been craving ice cream this week. I can’t wiat to bust out some of these ice cream recipes!!

  2. Have you thought to use Carob chips? or Lily’s Sweets Stevia Sweetened Dark Chocolate Chips?

  3. @Kimberly I have not! I’m not familiar with either one. As long as it’s well logged in a food journal and the day then sure! I personally like the simplicity of the bar because I only make this recipe from time to time. :)

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