Carbohydrates in Milk, Buttermilk,
CHOCOLATE MILK SHAKE
Carbohydrates in Chocolate Milk Shake - 10.6 ounces of a thick chocolate milk shake contains 65.45 carb grams & 357 calories
It doesn't take a Weight Loss Guru to see that opting for skim or low fat milk can assist in keeping calorie content down in chocolate milk.
Carbohydrates in Low Fat - 11.5 Grams
Carbohydrates in Skim - 13.5 Grams
Carbohydrates in Mother's Milk - 17 Grams
Carbohydrates in Whole - 11.5 Grams
Carbohydrates in Whole Yogurt - 16 Grams
Carbohydrates in Low Fat Yogurt - 47 Grams
Carbohydrates in Nonfat Yogurt - 18 Grams
- Fill a hulled-out vine-ripened tomato with low fat cottage cheese.
-Enjoy a serving of low fat cottage cheese with fresh or canned pineapple.
- Enjoy low fat cottage with honeydew melon for a light, skinny treat.
- When making cheesecake substitute part of the cream cheese with low fat cottage cheese to save calories and fat grams.
- Add fresh nuts and dried fruits to cottage cheese then fill celery sticks with the delicious mixture.
BASED ON 12 FLUID OUNCES, NON-DIET VARIETY UNLESS NOTED
Carbohydrates in Cocoa - 39 Grams
Cocoa powder is a wonderful concoction that can liven drinks and desserts alike. And it can assist the dieter in saving a plethora of calories when it comes to frosting. Rather than adding sugar and fat calories try dusting the top of the unfrosted cake with cocoa powder.
Cocoa powder also makes a beautiful decoration of slightly cooled cookies that might otherwise get swiped with the frosting knife.
For a skinny cocoa recipe low in calories in comparison to full blown cocoa, mix 1-2 Tablespoons of cocoa powder (dark or milk chocolate) with a bit of tap water until a smooth cocoa paste forms.
Add to 3/4 cup of warm skim or low fat milk and stir. Add a shot of vanilla extract or imitation vanilla and a spoon or two of sugar if more sweetness is desired. Top with a few mini-marshmallows.
BASED ON 1 CUP OF REDUCED FAT BUTTERMILK
Carbohydrates in Buttermilk - 11.74 Grams
When I was a kid I always dreamed about having a milk cow and naming her Buttermilk. It's such a pretty name - but unfortunately, liquid buttermilk was never my cup of tea. It's very sour and thick.
However, my dear old dad couldn't get enough of the stuff and absolutely loved buttermilk.
Many recipes call for buttermilk but if you're not a Buttermilk Lover like my dear old dad, then your humble kitchen is void of buttermilk.
An easy solution is to sour 1 cup of milk using 1 teaspoon of white distilled vinegar. Stir the milk slightly after adding the buttermilk and allow to sit for about 5 minutes before adding to your recipe.
Some more Buttermilk Facts: 1 cup of low fat buttermilk contains about 98 calories and zero dietary fiber grams. 1 cup of dried buttermilk contains 58.80 carbohydrate grams, zero dietary fiber grams and 464 calories.
One Tablespoon of creamy reduced fat Buttermilk Salad Dressing prepared with low fat sour cream contains about 1.05 carb grams, zero dietary fiber grams and 24 calories.
BASED ON 12 FLUID OUNCES, REGULAR EGGNOG, WHOLE MILK
Carbohydrates in Eggnog - 49 Grams
Most ice creams, generically speaking, contain about 20 carbs per 1/2 cup.
Ice milk contains about 15 grams carbs per 1/2 cup. Sherbet contains about 30 grams carbs per 1/2 cup.
In comparison, 1 cup of Acerola Cherries (West Indian Cherry) contains about 1/3 less carbohydrates than ice cream - 7.54 carb grams. Acerola Cherries also contain 1.1 Dietary Fiber Grams and 1.644 mg of Vitamin C.
So if you have a craving for ice cream, cut the carb grams by enjoying a mix of cherries and ice cream. You'll enjoy a dose of nutrition while not only cutting carb grams, but fat grams and calories as well.
And no matter how naughty those carb grams are considered, our weight is governed by caloric intake - not carb gram intake.
A healthy diet is a diet where calories are balanced via access to the healthy Food Groups: The Fruit Group, The Grain Group, The Dairy Group, The Protein Group and The Vegetable Group plus allowance for minimal fat.
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