Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

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This Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse recipe is super easy to make and will satisfy that sweet, creamy craving!

Being on a keto diet or any low carb diet restricts the use of sugar, which can make it really hard to satisfy your sweet tooth.

However, thanks to so many creative people online, we all can find a recipe like this one that will save the day!

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

Because this particular recipe has plain, non-fat Greek yogurt as an ingredient, you could technically call this a breakfast.

However, it’s a great “I-need-something-sweet-to-eat-after-dinner” treat as well!

I found this recipe on a site called Resolution Eats, a low carb food blog.

Be sure to check out Emily’s blog for all of her amazing keto & low carb recipes!

Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse Ingredients

All you need for this recipe is:

  1. A 0.3 ounce box of sugar-free orange jello
  2. Boiling water
  3. Ice water
  4. 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt

Only 3 ingredients

Recipe Steps

As you can see, the steps to this recipe are so extremely easy, you really don’t need my photos.

However, I included them for those of us (like me!) who prefer visual instructions.

Step 1: Combine Boiling Water and Jello Mix

First, add your boiling water to a medium to large size bowl.

Then, pour the jello powder into the boiling water and stir until the jello powder has dissolved completely.

Dissolve sugar-free jello in boiling water

Step 2: Add ice water to dissolved jello

First, fill a 1 cup measuring cup with ice and add water to fill it to the top.

Then, pour the ice water into the bowl of dissolved jello and stir until the ice has melted.

Add ice water to jello mixture

Stir until ice melts

Step 3: Pour Jello Mixture + 1 Cup Yogurt Into A Blender & Blend Well

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know that I LOVE my Magic Bullet!

I use it for so many things, like my smoothies and beating eggs before I scramble them.  

Unquestionably, it’s the perfect size for this type of recipe.

Just pour your jello mixture plus 1 cup of yogurt to your Magic Bullet and blend until it is completely blended.

Blend jello mixture with yogurt

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

Isn’t that orange creamsicle color so pretty?

Step 4: Pour Jello Mixture Into Serving Glasses or Bowls & Chill For 2 Hours

Despite not having any pretty clear glass dessert bowls to pour my jello mixture in, I used a cute set of small glasses.

Each glass fits 1/2 cup of the mixture.

Although, the serving size is 1 cup.

All the same, they look cute, so just go ahead and eat two of them at a time!

And when I say chill for 2 hours, I don’t mean you have to chill for 2 hours while you’re waiting for your jello mousse to set!

Of course you can chill if you want to, but I just mean to place your jello mixture in the refrigerator for 2 hours until it’s set and ready to eat.

Garnish Your Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

For instance, I used clementine oranges to garnish my jello mousse.

But you can also add:

  • Whipped cream
  • Slivered almonds
  • Sliced strawberries
  • Pineapple
  • Chocolate (sugar-free) Shavings

Or whatever else tickles your fancy!

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

How It Turned Out

Oh my goodness! 

Do you remember the orange creamsicle push-up pops that the ice cream man used to sell back in the day? 

I have no idea if they still sell them, but it was one of my favorites!

Well, this orange creamsicle jello mousse has the same flavor!!

Indeed, it’s not ice cream, but it’s light and creamy and melts in your mouth!

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

In addition, adding the Greek yogurt gives you a boost of protein, which is an added bonus.

Not only is a 1 cup serving only 35 calories, but also, it’s just 2 net carbs, and 6 grams of protein!

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

Alternatively, I’ve seen similar recipes that include cream cheese and cool whip.

Obviously, that sounds amazing too, but it won’t give you the protein punch that this recipe gives you.

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse Recipe

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse

Keto Orange Creamsicle Jello Mousse Recipe

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This creamsicle recipe will totally satisfy your sweet craving without sacrificing your diet efforts! With 6 grams of protein per serving, you'll boost your protein goals while enjoying a sweet treat!
Prep Time 15 mins
Time to chill in refrigerator 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 35 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box Sugar-Free Jello, Orange Flavor (0.3 oz)
  • 3/4 cup Boiling water
  • 1 cup Ice water
  • 8 ounces Non-Fat, Plain Greek Yogurt (8 oz)

Instructions
 

  • Boil 3/4 cup of water and add to a medium to large bowl with powdered jello.
  • Mix until the jello is fully dissolved.
  • Fill a 1 cup measuring cup with ice and add water to the top of the cup.
  • Add ice water to jello mixture and stir until ice melts completely.
  • Add jello mixture + 1 cup yogurt to blender and blend until completely blended and the color looks like a creamsicle color.
  • Pour mixture into 1 cup serving glasses or bowls and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • After jello mousse is set, garnish with clementine oranges, slivered almonds, pineapple, or chocolate shavings.

Notes

35 calories
2 grams net carbs
6 grams protein
Keyword greek yogurt, jello, jello mousse, keto, keto breakfast, keto dessert, low carb, orange creamsicle, sweet treat

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