Nutrition

Eat This/Not That: Ice cream!

Ice Cream has to be one of the most amazing and worst things ever invented! Most amazing-because it’s my favorite food, and worst because I always crave it when I want to eat healthy 🙂 Anyways, this EAT THIS/NOT THAT post is about fast-food ice cream treats! Always be on the look out for those sneaky calorie bombs and diet busters-some treats can go over one thousand calories! (Especially shakes and blizzard treats) My favorite low calorie options include frozen yogurt, Oreo treats over m & m or Reese’s mix-ins to cut the calories; there are better options, but a girl has to have chocolate time to time!

Dairy Queen: EAT THIS:
Dairy Queen’s Hot Fudge Sundae (Medium)
440 calories

15 g fat
9 g protein
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Dairy Queen: NOT THAT:
Dairy Queen’s Chocolate Xtreme Blizzard (Medium)Dairy_Queen_Chocolate_Xtreme_Blizzard_-_Large
960 calories

45 g fat
17 g protein
100 g sugar

Dairy Queen: EAT THIS:
Chocolate Mint Dilly  Bar
240 calories

15 g fat
4 g protein
20 g sugar
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Dairy Queen: NOT THAT:
Min Oreo Blizzard (Medium)images
740 calories

25 g fat
14 g protein
89 g sugar

Dairy Queen: EAT THIS:
Vanilla Cone (Small)
230 calories

7 g fat
6 g protein
19 g sugar
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Dairy Queen: NOT THAT:
Plain Waffle Cone with soft serve(Small)dq-treats-wafflecone-wafflecone
420 calories

13 g fat
10 g protein
47 g sugar

Dairy Queen: EAT THIS:
Caramel Sundae (Small)
300 calories

8 g fat
6 g protein
35 g sugar
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Dairy Queen: NOT THAT:
Turtle Pecan Blizzard (Medium)dq-treats-blizzards-turtle_pecan_01
1070 calories

56 g fat
17 g protein
91 g sugar
100 g sugar

Cold Stone Creamery: EAT THIS
Chocolate Frozen Yogurt (love it)
280 calories

.50 g fat
8 g protein
48g sugars
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Cold Stone Creamery: NOT THAT:
Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream (Medium)cold1 (1)
660 calories
45 fat (13 g saturated fat)

16 g protein
49 g sugar

 

Cold Stone Creamery: EAT THIS
Mint Yogurt (love it)
290 calories

0 g fat
5 g protein
31 g sugars
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Cold Stone Creamery: NOT THAT:
IMAG0633[4]Mint Ice Cream (love it)
530 calories
30 fat (13 g saturated fat)

8 g protein
50 g sugar

Baskin Robins: EAT THIS:
OREO® Cookies ‘n Cream Ice Cream – 4 oz Scoop
280 calories

15 g fat
5g protein
27 g sugar
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Baskin Robins: NOT THAT:
OREO® Layered Sundaephoto_nutrition_SN059_0
1330 calories
61 g fat

146 g sugar
14 g protein

Baskin Robins: EAT THIS:
Peanut Butter ‘n Chocolate Ice Cream – 4 oz Scoop

320calories
20 g fat
8g protein
26 g sugar
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Baskin Robins: NOT THAT:
Reese’s® Peanut Butter Cup Below (Small)reese below
940 calories
63 g fat

73 g sugar
29 g protein

McDonalds: EAT THIS:
Vanilla Reduced Fat Ice Cream Cone
150 calories

4 g fat
4 g protein
18 g sugar
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McDonalds: NOT THAT:
McFlurry with M&M candiesmcdonalds-McFlurry-with-MMS-Candies-12-fl-oz-cup
710 calories

25 g fat
15 g protein
97 g sugar

Wendy’s: EAT THIS:
Vanilla Frosty (Small)
280 calories

7 g fat
7 g protein
40 g sugar
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Wendy’s: NOT THAT:large_caramel
Caramel Frosty Shake (Small)

650 calories

14 g fat
10 g protein
97 g sugar

 

If you liked this post, keep coming back to find more like this; I intend to put on more EAT THIS/NOT THAT posts because I find them entertaining and insightful to the food in fast food industries. If you’re interested in nutrition at fast food restaurants check out my post on THIS APP!

 

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18 thoughts on “Eat This/Not That: Ice cream!

  1. I saw this link today in my inbox from Eat This Not That – they always have super helpful hints! I discovered an awesome ice cream alternative at Central Market to satiate my sweet tooth – it’s a line called Savoy Sorbet. Try it in Hibiscus Flower – SO yummy and sweet and all natural, to boot!

  2. Not sure how I feel about Eat This Not That sometimes…kinda torn because I almost want to call it “Just don’t eat this at all!” HA! But I don’t want to be Debbie Downer Food Police…plus it probably helps that I’m not a huge ice cream fan. 😛

  3. Ice cream is definitely one of my weaknesses. It is good to know there are ice creams that are “better” for you! Thanks for the tips.

    1. completely agree. I never crave greasy fried foods, it’s always the sweet taste of ice cream. Frozen yogurt is the easiest way to get by for a “healthy version,” if you don’t load on tons of toppings 🙂 Have an awesome day!

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