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Old 02-01-2010, 06:48 PM   #1
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Talking Frozen Hunger Buster! I'm in LOVE!

Hello, everyone!!

This may not be a "secret' but it's something I recently started doing to help curb cravings, odd stomach growling (you know, the kind you get after seeing a commercial for Dairy Queen or Pizza ) and when you need something sweet after dinner... or anytime at all!

I was walking through the grocery store a few weeks ago and saw a "Frozen Treat Maker" mold for $1.00. I picked it up, thinking it might come in handy and boy has it! For those who don't know what this is, it is a very simple "popsicle" mold. It is a little tray with four molds, and four pastic "sticks" that you put in after you add whatever you want to freeze. The compartments each hold 1/4 cup liquid.

This is my favorite "recipe"...

I measure out two cups of Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry Juice, divide it into each compartment, stick it in the freezer and BAM! I'm done =)

The serving size is one cup, so each popsicle is half of one serving and each popsicle (which is all I ever eat at one time) has the following nutrition facts:

60 calories, 2.5 from fat
.25 Total fat
10mg sodium
130mg potassium
15 carbs
14.5g sugar
And: Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B12 and all the lovely benefits that pomegrante brings.

I absolutely love these frozen things =) They don't make me stuffed, but they sure curb my appetite if i'm hungry/wanting something sweet or extra. It might not be as healthy as a carrot, but it's a better alternative to a brownie

I am wanting to try this with a few more types of juices, and I would eventually like to add frozen fruits into the mix, maybe some granola.

I do not count carbs, and I know, for some, 14.5 grams of sugar is way too much, but I do not intake much sugar during the day and I use this as a "treat", so I am not eating one everyday.

Anyone have any other ideas to freeze and eat?
"But you know happiness can be found even in the darkest of times,
when one only remembers to turn on the light." - Albus Dumbledore

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Old 02-23-2010, 02:15 PM   #2
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I freeze and eat Gogurts. I love them. They may not be that great calorie wise but they have to be better than some frozen treats that I would rather have. Good idea btw!
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Old 02-23-2010, 02:19 PM   #3
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i don't freeze it, but sugar free jelly is my friend

15 kcals per portion, and you can add fruit in it or have it with fat-free yoghurt

excellent desert alternative!
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:44 AM   #4
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If you make jello and pour it into the pop molds before it's set, you will get drip-free pops.
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Old 03-02-2010, 11:17 AM   #5
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I like eating frozen grapes.
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:02 AM   #6
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Frozen grapes.... yum.
Life itself is the proper binge.

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Old 03-05-2010, 12:17 PM   #7
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I like sugar-free jello with ff cool whip...or crystal lite frozen bars are only 15 cal. each!

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