Dr Oz, Sweet Potato Ice Cream Recipe, Culinary Institute Kitchen Tips

Dr. Oz : Sweet Potato Ice Cream & Kitchen Secrets

The final segment on today’s show revealed top kitchen secrets from the Culinary Institute of America..  Dr. Oz invited Jennifer Stack who is a chef at the Culinary Institute of American to share some of her tricks of the trad and techniques that she utilizes in her practice on a frequent basis. Listed below is Jennifer’s sweet potato ice cream recipe that preceded her tofu spinach dip, and healthy tofu potato salad using lupini beans recipe.

How To Get More Juice From Your Citrus

  • Here’s a little handy secret to get more citrus juice from your fruit.  Simply place the fruit in the microwave for 15 seconds and then squeeze as usual.  Dr. Oz tested this trick outo n stage and was able to squeeze twice as much fruit out as compared to a piece of citrus that wasn’t microwaved for 15 seconds!

Sweet Potato Ice Cream Recipe

Sweet potatoes make an excellent side dish, but they even make a better dessert dish!  Here is the sweet potato ice cream recipe that came straight from the Culinary Institute of America and shared on Dr. Oz :

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup of cooked and mashed sweet potato
  • 1 1/4 cups of part skim ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup of fat free plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of Agave syrup
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp unflavored gelatin

Preparation directions :

    • blend all of the ingredients noted above in a food processor until you have a creamy consistency.  That’s all there is too it.. You can serve it like it is or you can freeze it and enjoy it as a treat.
    • If you would like to make the sweet potato recipe noted above into ice cream all you have to do is add1  1/2 tsp’s of gelatin for every 1 1/3 cups of sweet potato mixture.

So, how many calories did you save?

    • Regular Ice Cream contains 340 calories and 20 grams of fat
    • Sweet Potato ice cream recipe contains 193 calories and only 4 grams of fat!

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