Strawberry Pina Colada Protein Shaved Ice Cream

Have you ever had protein shaved ice cream? It’s a cross between a recipe for shaved ice and a failed protein ice cream. That being said, this recipe totally works! Cool off for the rest of the summer with this protein dessert!

Strawberry pina colada protein shaved ice cream recipe

Protein Shaved Ice Cream

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It’s hot here in Northern British Columbia, we’re in the midst of a heat wave and it’s getting old.


Protein shaved ice, a whey protein powder dessert

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE hot weather, but it’s not fun when it’s 34 degrees outside and we don’t have AC (my house gets hot). Top that with all the wildfires surrounding us and not only is it hot but the air quality is very bad (it’s the worst on the scale).

I’ve been washing ash off our furniture.

This worries me, I don’t like my babies breathing this in.

How my protein ice cream fail turned into a recipe

Protein Ice Cream Recipe

This was originally supposed to be a low calorie, high protein, ice cream recipe but because I used almond milk instead of a high fat base (like canned coconut milk) it turned slushy.

My son and I both tried it, and we both liked it, we just didn’t like how it wasn’t an ice cream (like how I hoped).

However, once I changed the thought of having it as a protein ice cream and turned my thoughts into a shaved ice – it totally fit.

Protein Shaved Ice

It seems so strange to have a shaved ice that’s packed with protein. When I think of shaved ice, I think of the sugary syrup deliciousness that I had in Hawaii, or at the docks at the Polynesian at the Disneyworld Resort (I had strawberry pina colada there too).

Strawberry Pina Colada Protein Shaved Ice Cream Ingredients

Protein shaved ice cream in a coconut bowl

Here’s what I used to make this recipe for protein shaved ice.

Supplies needed

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Protein Shaved Ice Cream

This shaved ice cream recipe uses pina colada protein powder, strawberries, pineapple, and almond milk. It’s a delicious protein snack and dessert that helps with macro and fitness goals.


  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 scoop pina colada protein powder (here’s the one I used)
  • 1 scoop collagen
  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 2 cups pineapple


  1. Add all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Line a loaf pan with paper (for easy clean up) or use an ice cream pail and pour the shaved ice mixture into the container.
  3. Freeze until frozen (about 4 hours), I like to make it at night so it’s ready for the next day.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 169 Calories
  • Total Fat: 1.1g
  • Sodium: 70.3mg
  • Carbohydrates: 33.1g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Sugar: 29.4g
  • Protein: 9.1g
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