Obviously, I eat a low carb diet. However, when I do eat a meal that is higher in carbs (than what I normally would eat) I do so after an intense workout. Typically after a heavy lifting day. Now do not get me wrong, this is by no means a high carb meal, it is just higher in sugar than are other meals. There are many reasons behind doing this but this is not a fitness blog, it is a food blog. So, back to the food! This Frozen Progurt is nothing short of amazing. It is very similar in taste to Pink Berry, Orange Leaf of any of those other sugar-laden “healthy” frozen yogurt joints. I also love the versatility of this recipe. If you are looking to eat a higher fat progurt, you can do so by simply adding heavy cream or coconut cream instead of milk. Depending on how you choose to use this recipe, it can make 4 post workout snacks or 2 “meals”. I hope all of my gym rats enjoy this recipe as much as I do and have fun with it!
What you will need: Makes 4 snack size portions or 2 meals
1/2 cup of the milk of your choosing (I used coconut milk)
3/4 cup Greek yogurt (Frozen into cubes) *about 5 grams of sugar
2 cups frozen berries
I used one cup organic frozen raspberries *6 grams of sugar and 1 cup frozen wild blueberries *10 grams of sugar
OPTIONAL: 1 scoop protein powder
Mine is grass fed vanilla whey protein powder sweetened with stevia *6 grams of sugar
If you do not add protein powder, you will want to supplement the sweetness with 5-8 drops of liquid stevia
Add all of your ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth! I use my Vitamix to blend my yogurt so it comes out very smooth and creamy. If you use a different blender, I cannot guarantee how it will come out. You will be left with a thick, soft-serve textured yogurt that is full of protein. If you decide to make this into 2 servings, each will contain approximately 13 grams of sugar (more depending on your milk/cream or protein powder you choose to use). Hence, why I save this for after a heavy workout. I hope you now have a wonderful post workout snack to help you recover from a great workout!
What are some of your favorite post workout treats?