Weight Watcher Low Carb - Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty

by Susan
1 cup
5 min

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Do you Love a Wendy's Frosty? Chocolate, Vanilla, Delicious and Oh! way too many carbs and calories right… Wrong, not with this Weight Watcher Low Carb - Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty Recipe.

Did you ever wonder how many calories are in a Wendy's small Frosty...I did and there are 350 calories in a 12 ounce Wendy's Chocolate Frosty and 340 calories in a small Vanilla Wendy's Frosty.

Wendy's Copycat Chocolate Frosty

That is way to many calories for a very small serving. I need volume for my Weight Watchers snacks which is exactly what this healthy homemade Low Carb Frosty recipe delivers.

No need to feel guilty indulging in this tasty WW low calorie chocolate Milkshake. This Copycat Wendy's Frosty Recipe is loaded with flavor and low in calories and carbs. The perfect low carb Wendy's Frosty dairy dessert recipe.

Low Calorie Vanilla Frosty...

During the week life gets busy and sometimes there is just no time to cook. It is easier to make a pitstop at Wendy's for a Wendy's healthy option like the salad to go but now you won't have to miss out on a Frosty for Dessert... you can make your own Homemade low calorie Copycat Frosty in minutes with only 6 Ingredients.

If you love fun healthy dessert recipes make sure you try my Chocolate Avocado Milkshake, Paleo Snickerdoodles, Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies, Air Fryer Chocolate Cake and my most popular 3 Ingredient Muffins.

Add a sprig of mint for a Low Carb Mint Chocolate Milkshake..
Why make this Low Calorie Frosty Recipe:

  • Weight Watcher Friendly - Only 3 points for this delicious healthy homemade Wendy's Frosty recipe.
  • Mouth watering low calorie dessert - That's not easy to find!
  • Easy to Make - Only 5 ingredients needed for this Frosty recipe hack and no cooking.
  • Kid friendly - This Low calorie milkshake is so creamy and delicious even the kids will want one.
  • Budget Friendly - costs less than $20.00 to prepare.

Copycat Wendy's Frosty Ingredients:
Chocolate Frosty Ingredients
  • 1 Cup of Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sugar-Free Fat-Free Chocolate Pudding Mix or Vanilla, Butterscotch, Pistachio - pick your favorite flavor.
  • 1 teaspoon of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Packets of Stevia
  • About 10-12 Ice Cubes
  • Optional - 2 Tablespoons of Cool Whip Lite

Preparation Instructions:

1: Take all of your Ingredients and add to your Nutribullet or Blender. No ice cream maker needed for this healthy Frosty recipe.

2: Mix or Blend for One Minute.

3: Pour and Serve...Yum!

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Recipe FAQ's:

What are the ingredients in a Wendy's Frosty?

The ingredients for a real Frosty include milk, sugar, corn syrup, cream, whey, non fat milk, cocoa (processed with alkali) guar gum, mono and diglycerides, cellulose gum, carrageenan, calcium sulfate, disodium phosphate, artificial flavor, vitamin a palmitate.

How does Wendy's make their Frosty's?

How they turn all of those Wendy's Frosty ingredients into the most delicious thick milkshake is a trade secret which is why we need to make our own yummy low calorie desserts.

Is a Wendy's Frosty ice cream or yogurt?

The Frosty is considered a frozen dairy dessert. Introduced in 1969 when the first restaurant opened. The original "light chocolate" flavor (actually a combination of chocolate and vanilla) was initially the only flavor offered.

What's the difference between a Frosty and a milkshake?

Slightly softer than regular soft-serve ice cream like you'd get at a place like Dairy Queen. A milkshake can be drank through a straw immediately after serving. A Frosty is normally too thick or too frozen to eat with a straw right away, and you need a spoon until it reaches that softer, smoother consistency.

Wendy's Milkshake
How can I make a Homemade Original Wendy's Frosty?

If you want to try and make your own version of a Wendy's Smoothie, Wendy's Milkshake or Wendy's Frosty just take one quart of your favorite chocolate milk and one 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk and blend.

If you want a Vanilla Frosty use one quart of Vanilla Almond Milk in place of the chocolate milk.

Wendy's Vanilla Frosty
How many Calories are in a Regular Wendy's Frosty?

A large Chocolate Wendy's Frosty has about 580 Calories compared to this Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty Recipe coming in at about 200 calories for 20 ounces which is how much a large Frosty is.

How many calories are in a McDonald's Milkshake?

In case you are wondering how many calories are actually in some of your favorite milkshakes I looked up some of calories counts of the most popular milkshakes for you.

Mcdonald's small vanilla milkshake has 510 calories

Mcdonald's small chocolate milkshake has 530 calories

How many calories are in a Burger King Milkshake?

A Vanilla Milkshake has 580 calories and a Chocolate Milkshake has 610 calories and a Chocolate Oreo Milkshake has 740 calories.

How many calories in a Dairy Queen Milkshake?

A Chocolate Milkshake is 530 calories and a Vanilla Milkshake is 520 calories.

How many calories in a Chick-Fil-A Milkshake?

A Chocolate Chick-Fil-A Milkshake has 590 calories and a Vanilla Chick-Fil-A Milkshake has 520 calories.

Weight Watchers Dessert Recipes
Is this Wendy's Frosty recipe healthy?

Yes, this Copycat Wendy's Milkshake has on 4.5 grams of fat and less than 10 grams of carbs. The original Wendy's Frosty has 8 grams of fat and 70 grams of carbs, so if you are following a low carb diet this is the perfect Keto Chocolate Shake recipe.

Are you a Weight Watcher?

If you follow my Blog you probably already know I am a lifetime member of Weight Watchers and I like to point all of my Recipes with the WW Smart Points System.

This Wendy's Low Calorie Frosty Recipe is only 3 Smart Points for the entire Recipe. A wonderful weight watchers dessert recipe. Your typical Wendy's Chocolate Frosty small size is 17 smart points, so it is worth it to make one at home.

Eat Good, Feel Good, Look Good!

The most popular Weight Watchers point system has a Green, Blue and Purple points system to make it easy to enjoy the foods you love and still lose weight.

I was following the Purple Plan which was good but a little too lenient for me so I have switched over to the Blue Plan and the pounds are continuing to go down. If you want to see the Green, Blue and Purple Zero Point WW Food List for each plan just click Here.

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Love a Chocolate Frosty!

Are you Carb Conscious?

This keto Frosty recipe uses Unsweetened Almond Milk in place of Milk. Unsweetened Almond Milk is a perfect substitute for Milk with Low Calories and Low Carbs. Add in a spoonful of Orgain protein powder and make a keto protein shake.

Need a Low Carb snack to go with your keto friendly milkshake? Try making some of these fan favorites - Mini DASH Chaffles, Low Carb Breaded Mozzarella Sticks or the famous BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich.

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Why is eating Low Carb better for you?

When you consume carbohydrates, they are converted into simple sugars known as glucose in your bloodstream. They are your main fuel source. Without sufficient carbs available as fuel, your body will start burning fat to keep you moving. Basically lowering your Carb intake will make it easier to burn fat and lose weight.

Low Carb Milkshake Yum!

Why is everyone trying Low Carb and Keto?

Lowering your carbs to below 100 grams per day is beneficial for weightloss and also promotes overall good health, energy and vitality. The Keto Diet limits your intake of carbs to less than 50 grams per day and eliminates junk and processed foods allowing you to eat clean, whole food for better overall health and wellness.

I follow the Weight Watchers program and incorporate low carb, so it is a blend of both. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of food that is the only way you are going to discover your best healthy life.

What are the Benefits of Eating Low Carb Foods?

  • When you eat food Lower in Carbs it reduces your appetite which in turn causes you to consume fewer calories.
  • Quickstart to Weightloss
  • Reduces harmful abdominal fat.
  • Reduces Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels
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Why Are Low Carb Foods Better for you?

  • Low Carb eating results in weight loss.
  • Eliminates those pesky out of control cravings.
  • Stabilizes Blood Sugar and consequently the appetite.
  • Reducing carbohydrate consumption and replacing them with protein and healthy fats will reduce overall calorie consumption and aid in losing weight.
  • Reduces Belly Fat.
  • Aids in maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure.
  • I enhance my recipe’s by adding Low Carb and Keto friendly food swaps which make the recipe better and better for you.
Low Calorie Chocolate Frosty
Is this Copycat Frosty Recipe Vegetarian?

Yes this is a Vegetarian Friendly Recipe providing you leave out the Cool Whip Lite.

Is the Wendy's Frosty Dairy Free?

Yes it is! This Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty uses Almond Milk which contains no cow's milk or other animal products, making it a great option for those who are intolerant or allergic to milk.

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Can you Freeze this Frosty Recipe?

You can freeze it and eat it later instead of high calorie Ice Cream.

Can I make different Flavors?

Absolutely... Try swapping the Chocolate for Vanilla, Butterscotch or even Pistachio Yum!

Vanilla Frosty Yummy!
What Kitchen Tools do I need for this Copy Cat Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty?

  • Nutribullet Rx
  • Or a Good Blender

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Weight Watcher Low Carb - Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty
Recipe details
  • 1  cup
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 5 min
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  • 1 Cup of Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sugar-Free Fat-Free Chocolate Pudding Mix or Vanilla, Butterscotch, Pistachio - pick your favorite flavor.
  • 1 teaspoon of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Packets of Stevia
  • About 10-12 Ice Cubes
  • Optional - 2 Tablespoons of Cool Whip Lite
  • Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from an online calculator which attempts to provide accurate nutritional information. Varying factors such as product types and brands can change nutritional information in any given recipe. To obtain the most accurate representation of the nutritional information in any given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe.
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  • Amy Alvarado Amy Alvarado on Apr 02, 2022

    There is no nutritional info, courteous or otherwise, just so you know. I always look at the calories even if they are a rough estimate, especially if it is a recipe touted as being more dietetic. Thanks

  • Cynthia Keller Cynthia Keller on Apr 03, 2022

    Where are The instructions?

    • Nancy Boness Blume Nancy Boness Blume on Jan 19, 2023

      Preparation Instructions:

      1: Take all of your Ingredients and add to your Nutribullet or Blender. No ice cream maker needed for this healthy Frosty recipe.

      2: Mix or Blend for One Minute.

      3: Pour and Serve...Yum!