Mock Wendy’s Frosty: A Skinnier Version


If I had to pick a favorite fast food restaurant, it would have to be Wendy’s.  When I was pregnant with my son, I had a regular craving for their Spicy Chicken Sandwiches.  But I would not stop there when ordering because who can resist one of Wendy’s delectable Frosty’s?  I am sure when most people think of the Wendy’s restaurant, they think of the Frosty’s.  However, I do not often visit these fast food restaurants because those amount of calories is just not in my food budget.  I mean sure it tastes delicious but I do not want my thighs paying for it for months.  So, I have to replace it with a skinnier version.

I saw this Skinnier Wendys Frosty recipe on a fitness message board and thought I would give it a try.  I enjoyed it VERY much.  I thought the taste was great but I would like to work on getting it a “creamier” consistency.  If you have any suggestions I would love to hear it!
Mock Wendy’s Frosty
1 cup Almond Milk
2 TBS Sugar-Free Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Unsweetened Cocoa
1/2 TBS Sugar Substitute
7 Ice Cubes
Place all ingredients in a Blender/Ninja/Bullet and blend until all of the ice is finely chopped.  Pour and enjoy!

4 thoughts on “Mock Wendy’s Frosty: A Skinnier Version

  • June 20, 2014 at 9:22 am

    I would try adding another tablespoon of pudding mix. That should help thicken it and make it creamier.

  • June 20, 2014 at 10:48 am

    I think adding some frozen banana chunks would increase the creamy factor- along with reducing the ice cubes to 4 or so. I am definitely going to try this!

  • June 20, 2014 at 10:49 am

    Oh, that is a great idea Marisa! I am going to try that also. I would not increase the pudding mix because I do not need it "thicker" but just a bit creamier. Crossing my fingers on the frozen bananas!

  • June 20, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    OH, I'm so glad that you posted this. I've been wanting to make homemade Frosty's but was afraid that if they turned out well, I'd defeat my diet, big time. This recipe sounds perfect!

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