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Chocolate and Honey Greek Yogurt Ice Cream Bars

by Kaitlynn Fenley

These chocolate and honey Greek yogurt ice cream bars are the perfect summer snack or dessert! They’re made with high-protein, low-fat Greek yogurt, honey, and chocolate caramel LMNT electrolytes. Then, they’re drizzled or dipped in rich dark chocolate.

Honey Greek Yogurt with Chocolate LMNT Electrolytes

What are electrolytes? Electrolytes are minerals in your body that have an electric charge, such as sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. These minerals are essential for various bodily functions, including nerve function, muscle contraction, and fluid balance.

I use LMNT electrolytes daily, formulated with a science-backed electrolyte ratio of 1000 mg of sodium, 200 mg of potassium, and 60 mg of magnesium. The main reason I supplement my electrolytes is for gut health. Electrolyte balance is essential for optimal gut health, so getting a dose of balanced electrolytes with fermented foods and drinks is a win-win situation.

greek yogurt ice cream bars on a white plate, fully frozen and removed from the popsicle mold.

I love LMNT electrolytes and use them daily to stay hydrated in the gym and for my bedtime routine. So, I am thrilled to work with our sponsor, LMNT, to share this information about electrolytes with you!

High-Protein Greek Yogurt Ice Cream Bars

I always have chocolate caramel LMNT in my pantry because it’s part of my bedtime routine. I dissolve a packet in hot water, add a splash of milk, and drink it like hot chocolate before bed. My sleep is better when I drink my electrolytes before bed, too. And there is a good reason for that!

Quality sleep is critical to looking, feeling, and performing your best. Magnesium increases GABA, a neurotransmitter known for producing calming effects. Consuming adequate sodium can also help you sleep through the night because low sodium levels increase cortisol and adrenaline.

Now that it is June in Louisiana, and it’s so hot, even at night, I decided to create a cold bedtime snack with electrolytes and protein. One night, I tried mixing some chocolate caramel LMNT with Greek yogurt and honey for a snack, and it was delicious! I immediately decided it should be a Greek yogurt ice cream flavor, so this recipe was born.

LMNT makes two different chocolate electrolytes that I love! They have plain chocolate and chocolate caramel. The chocolate caramel is my favorite, but you can use either one in this recipe.

Making Honey Greek Yogurt Ice Cream

I based these honey Greek yogurt ice cream bars on my cottage cheese ice cream recipe. The only difference is that I used thick Greek Yogurt instead of cottage cheese.

The process is almost too easy. First, Add all the ingredients to a blender. Then, blend until smooth, scraping down the sides and blending again if necessary. Last, pour the mixture into your popsicle mold and freeze. See, it’s too easy!

Supplies You Need to Make Yogurt Ice Cream Bars

Here are the ingredients and equipment you will need to make it:

The Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt Ice Cream (with Electrolytes!)

Greek yogurt is particularly rich in electrolytes like calcium and potassium. Calcium is crucial for bone health and muscle function, while potassium helps regulate fluid balance, muscle contractions, and nerve signals.

When you consume Greek yogurt, you get protein and probiotics and replenish some of the essential electrolytes your body needs to function correctly. When you add LMNT electrolytes to the yogurt, things are even healthier!

Here are some of my favorite health benefits that the Chocolate Caramel LMNT adds to this nourishing, probiotic snack:

  • Improve cognitive function: Electrolytes, especially sodium, regulate fluid balance in and around the brain. They also help transmit signals between neurons—which allows us to think. Goodbye, brain fog.
  • Fewer muscle cramps: Electrolytes transmit electrochemical signals to your muscles, instructing them when to contract and relax. Improper hydration—a lack of electrolytes—is one of the leading causes of muscle cramps.
  • Digestion Regulation: Proper fluid balance and electrolyte intake (especially potassium and magnesium) support healthy digestion. Proper fluid balance and electrolyte intake (especially potassium and magnesium) support healthy digestion. Potassium helps the muscles in the gut contract and push digesting food forward through the intestines, while magnesium helps the muscles ahead of the food relax to allow it through.
  • More Energy: Potassium and magnesium support the processes that convert stored energy (calories) into usable energy (ATP). LMNT electrolytes also impact energy by regulating hormones, maintaining fluid balance and blood pressure, regulating heartbeat, promoting restful sleep, and much more. And no afternoon slump means no need for that extra cup of coffee.
  • Higher Quality Sleep: Quality sleep is critical to looking, feeling, and performing your best. Magnesium increases GABA, a neurotransmitter known for producing calming effects. Consuming adequate sodium can help you sleep through the night because low sodium levels increase cortisol and adrenaline.

Try LMNT Electrolytes to Flavor Greek Yogurt Ice Cream

Make Greek yogurt ice cream with outstanding flavor and an electrolyte boost! Members of my Cultured Guru Community get a free LMNT Sample Pack with any LMNT purchase ordered through THIS LINK (CLICK HERE). 

  • The LMNT Sample Pack includes 8 of our favorite LMNT drink mix flavors. This is the perfect offer for you if you want to explore and find your favorite LMNT flavor or if you want a sample pack to share LMNT with a friend.
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These chocolate and honey Greek yogurt ice cream bars are the perfect summer snack or dessert! They’re made with high-protein, low-fat Greek yogurt, honey, and chocolate caramel LMNT electrolytes. Then, they’re drizzled or dipped in rich dark chocolate.

  • Author: Kaitlynn Fenley
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • freeze time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 ice cream bars
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: freezing

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of low-fat Greek yogurt or Skyr*
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 packets chocolate caramel LMNT
  • Dark chocolate chips (for melting)

Instructions

  1. Add yogurt, honey, and chocolate caramel LMNT to a food processor or high-powered blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour the mixture into the popsicle mold. Place the popsicle sticks in each slot and freeze for about 8 hours or until completely frozen.
  3. Once frozen, melt the dark chocolate chips.
  4. Line a pan with parchment paper, and pop the ice cream bars out of the popsicle mold.
  5. Drizzle the chocolate over the ice cream bars. You can also dip them in melted chocolate to completely coat them.
  6. The chocolate should start hardening immediately, and you can place the bars on the parchment paper lined pan.
  7. Once all the ice cream bars have chocolate drizzle or dips, place the pan in the freezer for about 30 minutes so the chocolate can completely harden.
  8. Enjoy! (They might get a little messy as they melt, so eat over a small plate or give them to kids to take outside!)
  9. If you love this recipe, please leave a review below!

Notes

  • The thicker the yogurt, the better. I like to use Fage total 0% fat or strained homemade yogurt for this recipe. The nutrition facts are calculated using 0% fat Greek yogurt.
  • You can add 2 scoops of protein powder before blending to increase the protein content.
  • Plain chocolate LMNT works excellently in this recipe, too.

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Kaitlynn Fenley Author, Educator, Food Microbiologist
Kaitlynn is a food microbiologist and fermentation expert teaching people how to ferment foods and drinks at home.

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