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Old 08-10-2012, 11:32 AM   #52
LizRR
IP: 2/28/12-9/1/12
 
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Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Plano, Texas
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S/C/G: 214/165 (post-partum)/145

Height: 5'6"/39yo

Default Cucumber-Lime Sherbet

1 Cucumber
2 Limes - Juice & Zest (Lemons work great too!)
2-4 tbsp Sweetener (to taste)
Fresh Mint (or infusion of choice, if desired)
1/2 cup Water
1/2 packet Knox Unflavored Gelatin (~10 calories, all collagen/protein)
Optional: 1-2 Egg Whites

1. In the blender add Water and optional liquid Egg Whites, sprinkle in Gelatin and allow it to dissolve ~1-2 minutes. You want the collagen to dissolve in liquid so it gets incorporated in your ingredients evenly
2. Meanwhile, slice Cucumber lengthwise, deseed with a spoon, and rough chop the Cucumber.
3. Place Cucumber in the blender with Zest, Juice, Sweetener, and Mint.
4. Purée until smooth.
5. Pour in an ice cream maker or freeze in a tray and puree when solid.

*This is simply delicious - reminds me of a margarita!
*Something light and refreshing in these hot summer months - frozen puree!
*The gelatin and optional egg white turn it from a 'sorbet' into a creamier 'sherbet', for more on ice cream: http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/4450130-post94.html
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Last edited by LizRR : 08-31-2012 at 11:06 PM.
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