Caffeine, Sugar-Free Jello Blocks

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With only 30 calories, 60 mg of caffeine, and 8 g protein, this is a dessert you can have every day! I’ve been reaching for this low calorie treat any time a craving hits.

crystal light jello with calories and macros

Since starting my bikini prep in January of this year, I have turned to sugar free Jello more times than I want to admit.

Most of the time, I eat the Jello without tracking it or putting it on a meal plan. I considered it a ‘free food’ until the end of my prep when I was counting calories even for free foods (see my list of free- low or no calorie foods here).

Most days, I’ll make a bowl of Jello while I’m cooking breakfast. I’ll put it in the fridge to firm up. And then by lunch or dinner, I’ll eat it!

I’ve tried all the Sugar Free Jello flavors at our grocery store, and basically love them all. UNTIL- I saw Ashley Kaltwasser (IFBB Bikini Pro) make her Jello with caffeinated crystal light!

BRILLIANT!! I have LOADS of Crystal light, and I even had some unflavored gelatin. But on top of that, I also bought other sugar free drink packets, like Skittles Cherry! And the result- DELICIOUS!!!

What you need

ingredients for caffeine sugar free jello

To make the Jello blocks, it’s so easy!

  • Boil 1 cup of water
  • Add 1 envelope unflavored gelatin and whisk until smooth.
  • Add a packet of crystal light ( or other sugar free drink) and whisk again.
  • Chill until set (about 3-5 hours)
  • Cut into squares or cubes.
steps to make sugar free jello

And there you go!

The reason I use 1 cup of water, is to make the Jello into finger food. The regular gelatin recipe calls for 2 cups of water, and you can do that, if you want to eat your gelatin with a spoon. I like to pick it up or eat with a fork. It feels “heartier”.

sugar free jello blocks

So, here’s the full recipe for you to print or pin!!

Caffeine Sugar Free Jello Blocks

With only 30 calories, 60 mg of caffeine, and 8 g protein, this is a dessert you can have every day!
Prep Time5 mins
5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat
Keyword: caffeine jello, crystal light jello, sugar free jello,
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 30kcal
Author: Amy Roskelley

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 packet caffeine crystal light

Instructions

  • Boil 1 cup water. Dissolve and whisk one envelope of gelatin into water.
    whisking crystal light into caffiene sugar free jello
  • Remove from heat and dissolve crystal light packet into water.
  • Pour into dish and place in fridge to chill.
    crystal light jello in the fridge
  • Remove from fridge and cut into cubes or blocks.
    crystal light jello after firmed up

Notes

60 mg caffeine

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 30kcal | Protein: 8g
sugar free caffiene jello blocks

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