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      27.07.2010 13:45
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      Brilliant

      I have tried a number of Skinny Cow products in the past and have always been impressed with them. Skinny Cow produce treats which have much less fat and calories in than the normal version of the product. Primarily I have seen hot chocolate and ice cream in their range.

      So the mint double choc sticks come in multipacks of 3. There is also a chocolate version available. Inside the packet each ice cream is individually wrapped and each one is 110ml. I have seen these sticks in a number of supermarkets. Currently Asda are selling them at £1.78 per packet or you can buy two packets for £3.

      Opening the ice cream I was immediately impressed with the size of the product. The ice cream is a good size, the same size as most regular ice creams and it looks appetising. The product is just ice cream on a stick. The ice cream is a pleasant pale green in colour and has chocolate swirled through it, there are also a number of mini chocolate chips in the ice cream. There is a subtle mint aroma which is very inviting.

      The first thing I noticed when biting into the ice cream was how much it tasted like real ice cream. It was rich, smooth and creamy and tasted lovely. The mint flavour is quite subtle and not at all overpowering and the chocolate tastes lovely and provides you with a chocolate hit while eating the ice cream. All together I really enjoyed the ice cream and felt fully satisfied by the time I was finished.

      Each stick contains 94 calories, 14.9g sugar, 1.8g fat (1.1g saturates) and 0.1g salt. Now I think that apart from the sugar content this is a great little treat! It is only 3% fat so brilliant for those watching their weight but wanting a treat aswell. You can also feed them to the kids without feeling guilty.

      I was really impressed with these ice creams and will certainly buy them again. They are a little pricey but I think they are worth it. They are very satisfying and taste really nice.

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        08.06.2010 19:02
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        Hooray for Skinny Cow

        What a great name for a brand! Such a clever play on words that we have probably all used at some time or another in a variety of ways. It really makes the brand stick out on supermarket shelves as a quirky kitsch and fun range of products. The fact that they are also lower in calories than many other brands offering similar products makes them even better.

        Skinny Cow Mint Double Choc Sticks, are only 94 calories each, but still taste as yummy as the higher calorie varieties made by rival brands. The gentle minty flavour is really good and there is a mix of swirly chocolate sauce within the ice cream that is enhanced by the addition of yummy little chocolate pieces. These taste so good that unless some one told you they were less than 100 calories each and contained less than 3% fat, you just wouldn't know.

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        The recipes used to make the ice cream sticks contains sweeteners instead of lots of sugar and only naturally occurring sugar from dairy products (lactose), is present in the ice cream. The artificial sweeteners used include aspartame, sucralose, Ace-K and sorbitol. The fact that these are used doesn't seem to detract from the taste of the ice cream at all and there is no bitter after taste that you can get with artificially sweetened products at times.

        Its great that you can eat one of these knowing that its 97% Fat Free!

        The Skinny Cow range has a variety of products including ice creams, ice cream sticks, hot chocolate sachets and even an iced chocolate sandwich in either vanilla or chocolate at 101 calories each.

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        The Skinny Cow Mint Double Choc Sticks come in a handy box containing 3 110ml sticks. Other varieties in the range include Berry Blush Smoothie Sticks at just 71 calories each and a yummy triple chocolate variety which has only 87 calories each. Giving a 5 star rating to these as they offer great flavour and texture with minimal calories. Thank you Skinny Cow!

        You can get regular info and news about all things Skinny Cow related
        If you want to register with Skinny Cow Online then just go to:
        http://www.skinnycow.co.uk/

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        20.04.2010 21:56
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        A good low fat dessert

        I have a very sweet tooth and am always on the look out for an after dinner treat that is not too bad for my waistline! My sister introduced me to skinny cow ice cream bars and I think they are a good low fat alternative.

        The ice cream comes in a box with three sticks in individual plastic wrappers. The cardboard box is nice and bright and advertises that it has less than 3% fat and only 94 calories per stick. A box of three is £1.78 from Tesco which I think is quite good value for money.

        When you open up the plastic wrapper you can smell the minty smell of the ice cream. This is a nice fresh smell and very appealing. The ice cream is a bright green colour with some chocolate swirls and small bits of chocolate. I do think that the chocolate pieces are quite small. You can taste them but they wouldn't satisfy a chocolate craving. The mint flavour is very obvious but tasty.

        The consistency is slightly different to normal ice cream bars in my opinion. It seems quite soft but it doesn't melt all over the place which is good. It has quite a light consistency to it.

        It claims that it is free from artificial colours, preserves and flavouring which is also a good thing. It is suitable for vegetarians but may contain trace amounts of nuts.

        Each stick contains 100ml of ice cream and for only 94 calories then this is definitely a good healthier option to try! I have to say though, as a note, that I do prefer the chocolate sticks, maybe because I love chocolate so much!

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          25.03.2010 19:22
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          Stock up when there's an offer on.

          I am most of the time on a diet of some sort, so when Skinny Cow was released i was first to the shelf. Anything with skinny in it has to be good right?
          But then i saw the price, £1.99 for a box of 3! Ok it's not too bad but slightly over my budget, so i waited until they were on offer in Morrisons at £1 and stocked up.

          This particular ice cream stick is Mint Double Choc flavour. The stick is only small but they manage to pack a good amount of ice cream onto it which is good and they are not at all sickly, actually completely the opposite you'll probably want another one. I hold my hands up to eating all 3 in one go.

          It is a delicious guilt free peppermint flavour with a rich chocolate sauce swirled into it and just the right amount of milk chocolate chips scattered through it. Only 94 calories and less than 3% fat per 110ml serving too. Ill deffinately be trying the other flavours which come in Triple Chocolate flavour and Tofee Honeycomb.

          The packaging is appealing, and now Skinny Cow has been in shops for a while people are aware that the cow print box is associated to them. All the products information can be found on the back of the box, as like many of their other items in the freezer section and on the shelves.

          Overall opinion, Big Fan! I will be stocking up again as soon as they're on offer again.

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          17.03.2010 08:23
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          Skinny Cow Mint Stick

          Boyfriend & I had tried a few Skinny Cow products previously then spotted these mint flavoured "sticks" whilst doing some online shopping at Asda. As I'm quite fond of mint flavoured things I decide to give them a try and see what they were like.



          Packaging:

          The three mint flavoured "sticks" come in a plastic wrapper which in turn are housed inside the usual rectangular carton. A blurb on the side states that:- "wherever possible our cartons are made from recycled cardboard and our wooden sticks come from a sustainable wood source".
          The outside of the carton has the Skinny Cow logo with a picture of two mint "sticks" alongside a few piece of dark chocolate. It is also highlighted that each "stick" is only 94 calories and less than 3% fat. The sides of the carton contain the usual ingredients, nutritional information and contact details.

          You can visit the Skinny Cow website: www.skinnycow.co.uk for more information

          This product is described as:- "a cool mint flavoured iced dessert made with double cream swirled with chocolate sauce and dark chocolate pieces."



          Ingredients:

          Partially Reconstituted Skimmed Milk, Sugar, Chocolate Sauce (7%) (Water, Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Chocolate (5%) (Cocoa Mass, Sugar, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Emulsifier: Soya Lecithin), Partially Inverted Refiners Syrup, Sweetened Condensed Skimmed Milk, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Modified Maize Starch, Salt), Inulin, Dark Chocolate Pieces (2.5%) (Cocoa Mass, Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Butter Oil, Emulsifier: Soya Lecithin; Natural Flavouring), Glucose Syrup, Double Cream (1%), Emulsifier: Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids, Stabilisers: Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum, Colour: Copper Complexes of Chlorophylls, Natural Flavouring.


          Nutritional Information per stick {per 100g in brackets}

          Energy kJ: 398kJ {565kJ}
          kcal: 94kcal {134kcal}
          Protein: 3.0g {4.2g}
          Carbohydrate: 16.6g {23.6g}
          of which sugars: 14.9g {21.1g}
          Fat: 1.8g {2.5g}
          (of which saturates): 1.1g {1.6g}
          Fibre: 2.6g {3.7g}
          Sodium: 0.05g {0.07g}
          Salt: 0.1g {0.2g}

          Allergy information: Suitable for vegetarians May contain traces of nuts.
          No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.


          Price:
          At the time of writing Asda were charging £3 for two boxes (6 "sticks") of these.


          Taste and Opinion:

          At around 10 cms long, 4 cms wide and 3 cms thick these are perhaps a little larger than some standard ice cream / lollies. The first thing that hits you when you open the packet is the clean, refreshing smell of mint. It's fairly well known that I have quite a bad sense of smell but even I couldn't miss the mint aroma when I unwrapped one of these so you shouldn't have any problems unless your sense of smell is even worse than mine!

          Biting into the lolly my tastebuds were suddenly assaulted by a rush of mint flavoured. This flavour isn't subtle by any stretch of the imagination so there's no mistaking what it's meant to be at all. The ice cream is very creamy although it does have a slightly different consistency to the ice cream you'd find in a Walls Magnum for example. It tastes quite "thick" and "compact" rather than being a "light and fluffy" ice cream.

          The chocolate bits are fairly small but are still large enough so that you know that you've actually eaten one or more of them. They're liberally scattered throughout the "stick" so unless you're taking very small nibbles indeed you'll get that chocolate taste mixed in with the mint in pretty much every mouthful you have.

          The ingredients don't make for great reading so let's ignore those and say that if you're on a diet, particularly if you're watching your calorie and / or fat intake then these are idea as a naughty little treat.

          If you haven't sampled these yet then give them a whirl!

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            12.01.2010 21:55
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            Great for dieters and yummy for little treats

            Skinny cow mint double choc sticks are an ice cream hit that can provide you with a sweet treat- so you don't sabotage your best resolutions in the new year!

            Witha full range of low calorie snacks as well as hot chocolates, skinny cow is ideal for saving yourself a few calories.

            Skinny cow is easy to find in my opinion, just look in most supermarkets freezer section - overlook the fatty haagen daaz and look for these.

            Boxed in slimline packaging with a umm, skinny cow cartoon on the front, these do have the look of diet to them. Visually, they aren't a luxe magnum or similar.

            With under 100 calories a 'pop' though- who cares? The colour is a little lurid, and quite green- pepperminty.

            3 in a pack makes them ideal for combining with your gym days if you're being good- but not many too share!

            These do have a chemically flavour, but for a sweet hit- that's ideal.
            Little bits of chocolate come in lumps and the ice cream is packed with these, making them ideal for really chowing down on!

            Great for diets, probably not great for your body in terms of chemicals blah blah- but better than a bumper pack of twixes i guess!

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            11.12.2009 13:17
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            If you don't like cheap tasting mint ice cream, stay away

            I am a huge fan of Skinny Cow's triple chocolate sticks, so I've now decided to try every single Skinny Cow frozen product I can get my hands on as who can say no to guilt-free ice cream? Never mind that it's the middle of winter and there is frost on the ground, I still need my ice cream fix.

            Skinny Cow Mint Double Chocolate Sticks are less available than their triple chocolate and they don't sell them in my local supermarket, so I had to wait until I was in a larger town to find these. Then there was a long drive home to face with these frozen treats. I packed most of them (yes I bought loads of Skinny Cows!) into the same bag but a couple of packets ended up in separate bags with non-frozen items. These packets defrosted quite badly and while the taste was the same the texture was denser and not as nice. So be careful and if you face a long drive homw then taking a cool bag to the shop would be a good idea.

            The packaging is very similar to the triple chocolate ones except there are some green hints on it and it does say mint in large letters so I think it would be difficult to make a mistake and pick the wrong ones. Still, I'm going to be careful in future because - well, I really didn't like these much, I hate to say.

            The sticks come individually wrapped in plastic wrappers that you tear off to get to the stick. The sticks are a very green, minty colour with swirls of chocolate sauce and chocolate bits running through them. The thing is that the colour is such a day-glo green that I found it rather off-putting and fake looking.

            I took a bite and found the flavour very sickly and too minty in a very artificial way. The chocolate bits were nice but the mint was just over the top. I think if you like cheap mint ice cream you will probably like these but if you're not a huge fan then you'll want to stay away. The same goes for if you only like premium brands of mint ice cream, as I do. These just tasted cheap and nasty to me. What a disappointment, as I was so excited to try them. But I'll happily stick with the triple chocolate stick flavour next time.

            These are remarkably low in calories - only 94 calories per stick and 3% fat. They cost £1.99 for a pack of three, so they're not cheap. I would say for the triple chocolate ones they're well worth it, but not for these mint ones. I'm giving them 2 dooyoo stars all the same, as I do think some people will like them, I just didn't like them myself.

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              22.10.2009 17:08
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              Alright for an occasional treat, but too expensive for regular consumption

              Skinny Cow ice-cream is the greatest invention for those of us with a sweet tooth who don't want to pile on the calories. The Mint Double Choc Sticks are only 94 calories each, which is their big selling point. But I have to say that eating one of these is like eating proper full-fat ice-cream. It's a lovely creamy consistency and I can't taste the difference between that and other (real!) mint ice-creams.

              The chocolate bits that are dotted around the ice-cream are less good. They taste inoffensive enough, but I find that they leave a slightly powdery feeling in my mouth once I've chewed them. They are also slightly bitter tasting, but I think that's because they're dark chocolate (or faux chocolate).

              These ice creams come in packs of three and I do find that they are really overpriced. It's not unusual to pay up to £3 for a pack of three, which I think is really terrible. Not so bad if you can find them on BOGOF offer though.

              All in all these are good for weight watchers to keep the cravings at bay, but I reckon you're better off calorie-wise and budget-wise with a 10-pack of Rocket lollies!

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                04.08.2009 19:10
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                A luxurious healthy treat for mint ice cream fans

                Another sunny Mondy has passed giving me another (tenuous) excuse for ice cream! As you may be able to tell from my other review I like skinny cow ice cream and the first flavour I tried was the chocolate ones. However mint choc chip is one of my favourite flavours of ice cream (when I can find it) so when I saw that skinny cow also made mint double choc ice cream lollies I had to try them.

                The mint double choc ice creams are sold in boxes of three, in the packaging pretty distinctive skinny cow black and white cow print boxes, and are stocked in the dessert sections of many supermarket's freezers (although these are not as widely available as the chocolate flavour). When they are available they are quite often on offer in conjunction with other Skinny Cow products.

                It is difficult to know what to call these as lollies isn't quite posh enough, what they are is ice cream on a stick, but due to the low cream content they have to be referred to as iced desserts. However, they are not frozen yoghurt as some people mistakenly believe even though they are low cal.

                Each ice cream is about the same size as a Wall's Magnum. They are described by the manufacturer as "irresistibly cool mint sticks swirled with a rich chocolate sauce and chocolate pieces". When you open the packet you are greeted by an appetisingly green ice cream lolly speckled with small pieces of chocolate and with a noticeable swirl of chocolate sauce. The ice cream tastes noticeably but mildly of peppermint and the chocolate pieces and sauce are distinctly there and add to the experience. I feel that the sauce is slightly thicker in these ice creams than in the chocolate ones. The ice cream is definitely creamy even though it only contains 1% double cream. I can't decide whether I'd prefer a stronger mint taste but I think in conjunction with the creaminess of the lolly the mildness of the mint is about right. Much stronger and it'd start feeling like ice cream mouthwash!

                As a real fan of mint choc ice cream these lollies are a real treat and are definitely different from other products on the market. Even though these are marketed as a healthy option you don't feel deprived eating them or that you are having to compromise in any way, thought they are only 94cals and 1.1g of sat fat. These are definitely a treat that I will be enjoying all summer through and probably even into the winter.

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                  16.07.2009 15:34
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                  Great taste but low in calories

                  I started a diet recently but I find that to really stick to a diet I need to include some kind of treat. I find that particularly after my evening meal I really crave something sweet. So I was on the look out for a low fat/low calorie dessert that would satisfy my cravings but benefit my waistline! Someone on a forum recommended these so I thought I would give them a whirl.

                  I originally wanted to get the triple chocolate ones but since they were out of stock at Tesco when I went I got the mint chop chip ones instead (fine by me, I love mint choc chip.) The price isn't too bad but not exactly cheap - I paid £1.78 in Tesco and you get 3 ice cream lollies for that price. I think though these diet treats do tend to be more on the expensive side. The Weight Watchers puddings for example are also quite pricey.

                  The packaging is pretty funky. The box has an eye catching cow print background with the picture of an actual skinny cow on the front! There is also a picture of a tasty looking ice cream on the front as well as the nutritional info in the bottom right hand corner. The sides of the box show all of the necessary information concerning storage, ingredients and best before date. Each individual ice cream is packaged in a cow print wrapper.

                  When you take the ice cream out of it's wrapper you can smell the lovely mouth watering chocolate and mint smell. Appearance wise these are a nice looking green colour with a chocolate swirly pattern in the middle and a generous amount of dark choc chips sprinkled throughout. The box seems to protect the ice creams quite well - sometimes I find ice cream lollies can get squished in the freezer.

                  The taste of these is fantastic! They are creamy and soft but with plenty of substance. The mint flavour is just right without being overpowering and there are plenty of real chocolaty tasting choc chips. The flavours complimented each other perfectly and when I finish them I actually feel satisfied (not always easy to achieve when you are counting calories!) In fact I would happily eat these even if I wasn't on a diet. I really don't feel like I'm missing out at all on treats in my diet anymore and I think this is very helpful for long term weight loss.

                  It's hard to believe the nutritional info of these. Each ice cream lolly contains: 94 calories, 14.9g sugar, 1.8g fat and 1.1g saturates. So good news all round there, particularly as the lollies are a decent size with a gorgeous taste =)

                  Overall I highly recommend this product. Tastes just as good as full fat ice cream but is really low in fat and calories. I am looking forward to trying other products in The Skinny Cow range.

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                    15.06.2009 18:40
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                    Yummy

                    After gaining a little weight prior to my holiday and adding a couple of pounds while away it is finally time to take control of my weight so have begin a diet.
                    On Saturday I went shopping and hoped to find plenty of low fat snacks as I know that I don't get much time during the day but do tend to continually snack once my son is in bed.

                    I was pleased to see on offer the skinny cow mint choc chip bars £3 for three. The box states that each stick contains 94 calories and less than 3% fat. On reading detailed nutrition it states that there is 1.8g of fat per stick so for once actually lower than advertised.
                    Each Lolly is individually wrapped so can be removed from the box so they fit easily in the freezer if like me you are short of space.

                    Last night I decided to try one I was pleasantly pleased to see a large ice cream stick approximately the same size as a magnum. I did initially think there was a joke on the stick but it is actually the skinny cow website address. The ices cream itself is very creamy with a fresh taste of mint the chocolate is more like crumbs but there are plenty of them. I was completely satisfied when I had eaten it and it left my mouth with a fresh taste. I often worry with diet food that there can be a chemical after taste but there was none.

                    I completely felt I had a treat and will be purchasing more next week.

                    I have checked out the website and it is full of cool things to do. It has a cowculator which helps you justify purchasing a new item of clothing by calculating how much it costs to wear it based on your predictions, it has competitions to enter and obviously promotion of there items.

                    I would highly recommend these for anyone not just those watching there figures.

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                      30.04.2009 21:02
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                      very tasty and lots of chocolate bits

                      I discovered the Skinny Cow Mint Double Choc Chip Stick last summer. I soon became absolutely addicted to them. I love ice cream and this was my favourite flavour anyway. The box was quite appealing and very easy to recognise in the freezer cabinet. The box contains three ice creams of the same flavour. They are as big, if not a bit bigger than any regular ice cream on a stick. Again the wrapper on the ice cream was attractive and like that on the box. The colour and smell of this product is very inviting. There were plenty of dark chocolate chips throughout the product. There are approx. 100 calories in each ice cream which is far less than a standard one. The taste is excellent. I would not think it was a low calorie product. It was very creamy and the mint and dark chocolate pieces complemented each other nicely. I would recommend this product to anyone, not just those counting the calories.

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                        27.07.2008 17:47
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                        A great tasting lolly ideal for those watching their calorie intake!

                        ~*~ Skinny Cow Mint Ice Creams ~*~

                        I have been trying to lose a few pounds that I seem to have put on recently and all has been going extremely well, but now the weather is starting to warm up at last, a terrifying new obstacle is to be overcome - ice creams! I have always loved a good lolly or five, and for some reason I don't feel like I'm adding any calories - perhaps as they melt in the mouth. So you can see how dangerous this is for my diet! Anyway, I've had my eye on the skinny cow lollies for a while, but couldn't bring myself to buy full price, but when I saw them on offer in Tesco today, and combined with a bit of gorgeous weather, I thought it was about time I gave them a go!


                        ~*~ What are they? ~*~

                        'Skinny Cow' is a company that specialises in low fat, low calories frozen desserts - ice cream in tubs and cartons and ice lollies. Their target market, I'm guessing, is young, health conscious women who are likely to be on some sort of calorie restricted diet, but really after tasting the lolly I'm sure that any one, dieting or not would be more than pleased for one of these this summer!


                        ~*~ The flavours ~*~

                        The Skinny Cow ice lollies come in four mouth-wateringly tempting flavours - mint chocolate chip, berry, chocolate and toffee honeycomb.

                        Also in the Skinny Cow range are a series of ice cream tubs - 'dreamy creamy cookie' - chocolate with cookie pieces , 'cheeky choc brownie' - this one sounds like it could be a winner, 'madly deeply' - chocolate and white chocolate with chocolate sauce and malt balls, and 'completely mintal' - mint chocolate chip.


                        ~*~ The calories ~*~

                        Each ice lolly in the skinny cow range has less than 100 calories. The mint chocolate chip version I indulged in today contains an innocent 94 calories, so you can treat yourself without feeling like you've ruined your diet! They also contain less than 3% fat. Other flavours in the range vary slightly - 71 calories for the berry, and 87 for the chocolate and honeycomb.

                        None of the flavours from the tub versions of the ice creams contain more than 120 calories per 100ml serving (500ml per tub). Compare this to the 250 calories you'll find in a 100g suggested serving size from Ben and Jerry's (chocolate fudge brownie) and you'll really notice the difference!


                        ~*~ The price ~*

                        A three pack of lollies will set you back around £1.99 from most supermarkets, which is a bit pricey for me, so it really is the best time to stock up now at Tesco while they are half price! The price tag isn't ridiculously expensive when they are full price - just a little over what you would expect to pay for a standard 3-pack of branded ice creams, so I may even be purchasing these in the future full price (I said maybe!)

                        Expect to pay around the £4 mark for a tub version of the ice cream, but again these are half price at Tesco at the moment, so stock up now!


                        ~*~ The taste test ~*~

                        So, anyway, now you have all the information on the price and calories, I expect you want to know what they actually taste like! After much anticipation for these lollies - I had been putting off buying them for a good couple of months, I had a feeling I was going to be disappointed on the taste - you know how it is when you wait and wait for something, it's never as good as what you thought it would be....

                        So I opened the wrapper....

                        I could instantly smell the aroma of minty, creamy ice cream and the faint tinge of chocolate. I'm not usually a big fan of mint ice cream, by the way, but for some reason these just leapt out at me. So, for the first bite... the ice cream was soft, but not too soft so that it melts in your mouth instantly and is gone in one bite. Just perfect! The combination of flavours was ideal, with just enough mint and chocolate chips to balance it out and make it a bit more interesting. And the lolly was full sized, not like most diet versions of snacks which trick you by boasting half the calories, but then giving you half the size of a normal version!

                        I finished the ice cream feeling like I had just consumed a real treat, but also happy that I hadn't broke the diet bank - perfect!

                        My boyfriend happily indulged in one, and he had no idea it was a low fat version, so it must be good!


                        ~*~ The verdict ~*~

                        I would definitely recommend these lollies, and the range in general to anyone watching what they eat this summer. They are the perfect way to give yourself a treat without having to worry too much about putting on the pounds, and with them on offer, there's even more reason to do so! (I don't work for Tesco - honest!!).

                        I can't say much about any of the other flavours in the range, but I'm sure I will be testing them soon, so watch this space, but I am sure they are just as good (or perhaps better, by the sound of that chocolate brownie one!).

                        Definitely worth having in the freezer!

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                          20.05.2008 19:38
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                          During our lovely hot sunny spell my whole family seemed to be eating delicious cold ice-creams, making me feel extremely jealous as I tried to maintain my diet. My husband decided to take a trip to Sainsbury's and buy me a diet version of the tasty ice creams everyone else was enjoying.

                          He came back with The Skinny Cow mint double choc sticks. Normally I am not a fan of mint choc ice-cream but I was practically salivating watching everyone else so I eagerly opened one of the pack of three ice-creams and tucked in.

                          They are a solid oval of ice-cream on a stick and you do get a good sized ice-cream for your money. They are very smooth and creamy, tasting almost exactly the same as the full fat variety. In fact I would be hard pushed to know the difference between the two. I have found with other brands of low fat ice-cream they are more ice than cream and therefore don't have that satisfying taste about them that I craved.

                          The mint ice-cream was definitely minty, and having said earlier that I am not a fan of this; I found it very refreshing and totally delicious. The mint was not too powerful and made me feel cool as well as satiated "sweet tooth" wise.

                          The chocolate chips were spread about evenly throughout the ice creams and there is a swirl of chocolate flavouring running through as well. The chips were plentiful and I found myself letting the ice-cream melt in my mouth so I could munch of the chips of chocolate.

                          All this for only 94 calories and 1.8g (3%) of fat? Yes but the sugar content makes up 17% of your RDA so it should be still be classed as a treat even if it is low fat/calories. The price also means they are classed as a treat for me as they cost £1.99 for 3 lollies. This is quite high in my opinion and although it is less than the ice-cream van variety it is still a lot of money if you are thinking of having one every day.

                          Overall though, they are delicious and creamy and have lots of chocolate chips making them sweet and refreshing and just right for a hot summer afternoon in the garden.

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                          Low fat lollys for minimal moolah.