Low Calorie Ice Cream Recipes for Weight Loss

ice lolly vimto

With summer just around the corner, we’re all about switching up your meal replacement sachets and getting creative. Recreate your favourite frozen treats with our ice cream pack hacks. Yes, that’s right, transform your nutritionally balanced exante sachets into creamy and high protein ice cream or ice lollies. Hungry for the recipes? read on…


cottage cheese ice cream

Believe it or not, Cottage Cheese is having a moment in the ice cream world for its creamy, soft and high protein properties! exantebeachbabe02022 had a go at making her own using the lemon cheesecake shake, and boy does it look good 🤤

You will need:
1 lemon cheesecake shake
1 tub cottage cheese
Lemon curd
2 mini shortbread biscuits crushed


Whizz the tub of cottage cheese with your shake until smooth and creamy add a splash of coconut milk for consistency. Add to a tub and freeze for two hours or as long as you want for a firmer texture . Add lemon curd and biscuits on top and enjoy!

CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM CAKE shares her recipe for the ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream Cake using her exante meal replacements – a chocoholic’s dream!

Low Calorie Chocolate Ice Cream Cake



  1. Whizz your exante Chocolate Cookie in a blender & press the crumbs down down in your cake tin to form the base.
  2. Make your exante shake with 200ml water and pour into an ice cube tray to freeze.
  3. Once frozen, pop the frozen shake cubes into your blender and whizz them up to form a whipped-like texture.
  4. Pour the mixture on top of the base and finish with Skinny Food Co Chocolate Sauce for the extra chocolatey goodness!
  5. Freeze and enjoy! You can enjoy half this portion to count as one 200 calorie meal – delicious!


Vanilla Ice Cream

Forget the high-calorie ice cream options down the supermarket freezer aisles. Why not make your own exante style ice cream?  Any flavour would work for this exante style gelato! Plus, it’s the perfect option to cool you down on a sunny day!

To make, combine 1 scoop of any shake mix with 200ml of water and whisk with an electric whisk. Place the mixture in the freezer and whisk every hour for at least 3 hours to disturb the ice crystals. Once done, freeze for a final time and enjoy.


exante burst Vimto ice lollies

We don’t know about you but we LOVE the refreshing flavour of Vimto® during the warmer months. Our BURST Vimto sachets are the perfect low calorie multivitamin drink to add to your summer routine. Simply mix the drink as per the packet instructions and pour into an ice lolly mould. Add extra berries and grapes for an extra fruity fix. Freeze, and enjoy! 🍇


exante Neapolitan ice cream

Triple the flavours, triple the fun! Make Kate’s high protein and vitamin-enriched spin on the classic Neapolitan Ice Cream.

To make:

  • Mix shake with water and pour into an ice cube tray and freeze.
  • Once frozen, add cubes to blender and pulse. It should turn into creamy soft scoop ice cream
  • Repeat for all three flavours.
  • Add a third of each flavour to the bowl and enjoy as one meal replacement serving.
  • The leftovers can go back in the freezer for when you’re next in the mood.


Who doesn’t love a raspberry ripple ice cream combo? Simply make the vanilla shake and freeze in an ice cube tray. Once frozen, blend the cubes until smooth and creamy. Swirl in some skinny raspberry sauce and gently stir for that classic ripple effect. Serve on a hot day for the ultimate guilt-free protein treat.


Have you made any yummy frozen recipes using your exante meal replacements? We’d love to see! Tag us in your photos using the hashtag #exantediet on Instagram!


Katie Jerome

Katie Jerome

Writer and expert

Katie graduated from the University of Manchester in 2018 with a BSc in Marketing. Since leaving university, Katie enjoys discovering new recipes and making healthy food at home. As a follower of the exante 5:2 plan, Katie, who works in the Social & Content team knows first-hand the importance of a balanced lifestyle to reach an end goal.