Do you Love a Wendy's Frosty? Chocolate, Vanilla, Delicious and Oh! way too many calories right… Wrong, not with this Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty Recipe.
No need to feel guilty indulging in this tasty Milkshake. This Copycat Wendy's Frosty Recipe is loaded with flavor and low in calories and carbs. The perfect summer weight watchers recipe.
During the week life gets busy and sometimes there is just no time to cook. It is easier to make a pitstop at Wendy's for a Healthy Salad to go but now you won't have to miss out on a Frosty for Dessert... you can make your own Homemade Copycat Frosty in minutes with only 6 Ingredients.
What is in a Wendy's Frosty?
The ingredients for a real Frosty include milk, sugar, corn syrup, cream, whey, non fat milk, cocoa (processed with alkali) guar gum, mono and diglycerides, cellulose gum, carrageenan, calcium sulfate, disodium phosphate, artificial flavor, vitamin a palmitate.
Now, how they turn all of those Wendy's Frosty ingredients into the most delicious thick milkshake is a trade secret which is why we need to make our own yummy low calorie desserts.
How can I make a Homemade Original Wendy's Frosty?
If you want to try and make your own version of a Wendy's Smoothie, Wendy's Milkshake or Wendy's Frosty just take one quart of your favorite chocolate milk and one 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk and blend.
If you want a Vanilla Frosty use one quart of Vanilla Almond Milk in place of the chocolate milk.
How many Calories are in a Regular Wendy's Frosty?
A large Chocolate Wendy's Frosty has about 580 Calories compared to this Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty Recipe coming in at about 200 calories for 20 ounces which is how much a large Frosty is.
How many calories are in a McDonald's Milkshake?
In case you are wondering how many calories are actually in some of your favorite milkshakes I looked up some of calories counts of the most popular milkshakes for you.
Mcdonald's small vanilla milkshake has 510 calories
Mcdonald's small chocolate milkshake has 530 calories
How many calories are in a Burger King Milkshake?
A Vanilla Milkshake has 580 calories and a Chocolate Milkshake has 610 calories and a Chocolate Oreo Milkshake has 740 calories.
How many calories in a Dairy Queen Milkshake?
A Chocolate Milkshake is 530 calories and a Vanilla Milkshake is 520 calories.
How many calories in a Chick-Fil-A Milkshake?
A Chocolate Chick-Fil-A Milkshake has 590 calories and a Vanilla Chick-Fil-A Milkshake has 520 calories.
Is this Wendy's Frosty recipe healthy?
Yes, this Copycat Wendy's Milkshake has on 4.5 grams of fat and less than 10 grams of carbs. The original Wendy's Frosty has 8 grams of fat and 70 grams of carbs, so if you are following a low carb diet this is the perfect Keto Chocolate Shake recipe.
Are you a Weight Watcher?
If you follow my Blog you probably already know I am a lifetime member of Weight Watchers and I like to point all of my Recipes with the WW Smart Points System.
This Wendy's Low Calorie Frosty Recipe is only 3 Smart Points for the entire Recipe. A wonderful weight watchers dessert recipe. Your typical Wendy's Chocolate Frosty small size is 17 smart points, so it is worth it to make one at home.
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Are you Carb Conscious?
Why is eating Low Carb better for you?
When you consume carbohydrates, they are converted into simple sugars known as glucose in your bloodstream. They are your main fuel source. Without sufficient carbs available as fuel, your body will start burning fat to keep you moving. Basically lowering your Carb intake will make it easier to burn fat and lose weight.
Why is everyone trying Low Carb and Keto?
Lowering your carbs to below 100 grams per day is beneficial for weightloss and also promotes overall good health, energy and vitality. The Keto Diet limits your intake of carbs to less than 50 grams per day and eliminates junk and processed foods allowing you to eat clean, whole food for better overall health and wellness.
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I follow the Weight Watchers program and incorporate low carb, so it is a blend of both. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of food that is the only way you are going to discover your best healthy life.
What are the Benefits of Eating Low Carb Foods?
- When you eat food Lower in Carbs it reduces your appetite which in turn causes you to consume fewer calories.
- Quickstart to Weightloss
- Reduces harmful abdominal fat.
- Reduces Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels
Why Are Low Carb Foods Better for you?
- Low Carb eating results in weight loss.
- Eliminates those pesky out of control cravings.
- Stabilizes Blood Sugar and consequently the appetite.
- Reducing carbohydrate consumption and replacing them with protein and healthy fats will reduce overall calorie consumption and aid in losing weight.
- Reduces Belly Fat.
- Aids in maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure.
- I enhance my recipe’s by adding Low Carb and Keto friendly food swaps which make the recipe better and better for you.
Is this Copycat Frosty Recipe Vegetarian?
Yes this is a Vegetarian Friendly Recipe providing you leave out the Cool Whip Lite.
Is the Wendy's Frosty Dairy Free?
Yes it is! This Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty uses Almond Milk which contains no cow's milk or other animal products, making it a great option for those who are intolerant or allergic to milk.
Can you Freeze this Frosty Recipe?
You can freeze it and eat it later instead of high calorie Ice Cream.
Can I make different Flavors?
Absolutely... Try swapping the Chocolate for Vanilla, Butterscotch or even Pistachio Yum!
What Kitchen Tools do I need for this Copy Cat Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty?
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- 1 Cup of Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
- 2 Tablespoons of Sugar-Free Fat-Free Chocolate Pudding Mix or Vanilla, Butterscotch, Pistachio - pick your favorite flavor.
- 1 teaspoon of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
- 2 Packets of Stevia
- About 10-12 Ice Cubes
- Optional - 2 Tablespoons of Cool Whip Lite
1: Take all of your Ingredients and add to your Nutribullet or Blender
2: Mix or Blend for One Minute
3: Pour and Serve...Yum!
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