Guilt-free Quest: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

With a baby in tow and a family that’s always on-the-go I’m all about delicious, convenient and nutritious snacks like Quest protein bars.

I’ve been a big fan of Quest Nutrition for years now and I was thrilled to learn that they started carrying their delicious protein bars in new 4-packs at Target.

If you haven’t had a Quest protein bar before you are truly missing out. Each bar has a dessert taste with great nutrition so you can enjoy them guilt-free. Sounds amazing, right?! Well, they are also:

  • Soy-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • 20+grams of protein in each bar
  • 4-7 net carbs
  • Under 210 calories
  • 13-15 grams of fiber
  • No added sugar

So much goodness in a protein-rich snack and with all the right macros for your waistline! From Cookies & Cream to Apple Pie you’re sure to find a dessert flavor that sings to you.

Visit your local Target and pick up a box of Quest protein bars and see for yourself! Click here to find a store near you.


Typically, I toss a Quest protein bar into my yoga bag and I’m good to go for hours. It’s the perfect post-workout snack! But warm weather is finally here in Georgia and we wanted to have a little fun creating a guilt-free cool treat. Here’s our healthy version of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream. Enjoy! 🙂

Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream


  • 1 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Quest protein bar
  • 1.5-2 frozen bananas
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 oz nut milk
  • ice for thickening, if needed


  1. Cut protein bar in half and then into 12-18 squares.
  2. Roll squares between palms to make small balls and freeze for 10 minutes.
  3. Place frozen bananas, that have been out of the freezer for 10-15 minutes, into blender.
  4. Add vanilla extract and nut milk to blender and mix until smooth. Add ice if you desire a thicker ice cream. If it’s too thick, add more nut milk.
  5. Take frozen protein balls out of freezer and stir into ice cream.
  6. Grab a spoon and enjoy!

Visit your local Target and pick up a box of Quest protein bars to try for yourself!

Want more Quest? Click here to check out their new Beyond cereal bars and join in on the 30-day at-home fitness challenge too!


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