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Snack Attack: Chocolate Ice Cubes

We are always looking for yummy and healthy things to snack on but it is easy to run out of our own ideas. Sick of the same old thing? Well, thanks to user, mandiesoh, you can try a new snack! Her light snack idea for Chocolate Ice Cubes is so simple, yet sounds so good. Chocolate ice cubes are something that make you think, why didn't I think of that?

"Here's something i do just in case i get a sudden craving for something cold, icy and chocolate-y.

Buy a carton of low-fat chocolate milk (it's only 150 calories per 200 ml), pour into an ice cube tray and freeze it!

Seeing as you'll only eat a few at a time (I THINK!) you'll only consume very few calories while eating something so delish!"

Thanks mandiesoh! Great idea so when you're reaching for ice cream, reach for a few chocolate cubes!

Do you have a snack that is healthy you'd like to share? Maybe bumps on a log or rice cakes with natural peanut butter are your thing. If so, share your ideas and recipes in the Snack Attack Group! I'd love to feature your fabulous ideas on FitSugar's upcoming healthy snack post!

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i-am-awesomeness i-am-awesomeness 9 years
What a clever idea!
shimysugar shimysugar 9 years
That's fantastic!! i'm on my way to the store right noww!!!
sair3 sair3 9 years
great idea! if you made the chocolate milk at home with an organic low sugar mix you can omit even more calories.
efahey efahey 9 years
brilliant! I love it!
Darky-Locs Darky-Locs 9 years
Very creative, very chocolatey... me likes!
potterlove potterlove 9 years
OHHHH!!! I completely love the idea! Let me try this ASAP!
Fashionsugar Fashionsugar 9 years
what an amazing idea...I'm trying this today!!! :)
olliecat olliecat 9 years
super idea and so simple! thanks!
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
this is really clever and smart!
Sunkiss Sunkiss 9 years
Yum! What a great idea, I'm a sucker for cold chocolate milk :P I'll def. try this<3 Thanks :)
mandiesoh mandiesoh 9 years
hey soup! im not really sure why! but the way i do it, the ice cube tray is damp/wet from washing, and then i pour the choc milk straight in. maybe the thin layer of water helps to take it out?? i've never had this problem before so im nt sure! :?
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 9 years
i had a problem with these... after freezing them the ice cubes wouldnt come it! they were sticky and stuck in there, what did i do wrong??? i let them freeze for 8 hours.
yayapapaya yayapapaya 9 years
you're right! why didn't i think of this. you could probably make the chocolate milk yourself with a powder and skim milk and that might be even healthier. i bet it would be good for making quick milk shakes too just pop the cubes in the blender. i'm excited, i'm going to go try this. hahaha.
Hope5 Hope5 9 years
I would never have thought of It!!Good Idea!!
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 9 years
My children probably would like this.
Keri1 Keri1 9 years
YUM! I am totally trying that the next time we go shopping for groceries. Keri
mandiesoh mandiesoh 9 years
SU3 SU3 9 years
That's an awesome idea mandiesoh! I'll definitely put it on the list for food shopping! :) :)
mandiesoh mandiesoh 9 years
yea only now im outta the house too much to do this :P this is great for the hols tho
amandasunly amandasunly 9 years
Great idea!
mandiesoh mandiesoh 9 years
haha thanks jinx! :D
Jinx Jinx 9 years
You can freeze milk up to 30 days. :) ------------------------------------------------------ "If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate" Elbert Hubbard
mandiesoh mandiesoh 9 years
:D i think they'll keep longer cos they're frozen. those that i make never last more than a day or 2 tho, they get eat up! :p
I WANT TO MAKE THEM!! I LIVE IN A DORM AND THIS SOUNDS GREEEEAT!...question, does the same rules apply to the milk going bad??? or is it kinda forgotten about cuz they are frozen... that may be a stupid question but i need to know to avoid and mishaps :) gracias
grl-in-the-world grl-in-the-world 10 years
While I don't 100% agree with missgirlfriend regarding milk, I do know what she is talking about. I'm an ovo-lacto vegetarian which means I don't eat any meat but I do eat a little dairy and eggs. I choose organic dairy and free-range organic eggs. The problem with regular dairy is that the cows are injected with hormones and antibiotics which then travel to the milk and consequently, into you if you drink it. The organic milk I drink is produced by a local co-op in my area and the cows are not injected, they are also fed more healthily. I'm originally from farm country and have seen for myself the creepy way that cows are treated, so that is another reason why a lot of people decide dairy is not for them. As for soy milk, it actually is extrememly healthy for most people. It's a very good protien source esp. for vegetarians. There is a lot of current scientific research that shows soy's ability to fight cancer. It is usually only a problem for people with what is called "estrogen scensitivity" since soy does contain a natural estrogen.
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