Thursday, 30 June 2016

Mini Ambrosia Rice and Custard Pots

I love custard and rice pudding and those made by Ambrosia are especially delicious. However, I rarely buy these foods any more. Too much sugar, too high in calories etc etc.

But, they do say a little bit of what you fancy is good for you, and there is a way of indulging in these snacks without worrying about the calories.

Ambrosia’s mini pots of rice and custard are just 55g in size and contain a mere 55 calories.

Ambrosia already sell individual pots of rice and custard and a Light Rice option see post. The 120g pots of creamed rice have 121 calories, while the 125g pots have 126 calories.

Ambrosia Mini Rice and Custard pots
Ambrosia Mini Rice and Custard pots

To be honest, I think these mini sized pots are aimed at the younger members of society – namely toddlers and small children! But there’s no reason why grown ups can’t treat themselves to one of these pots now and again.

Ambrosia Mini Custard Pots
Ambrosia Mini Custard Pots

These mini pots are perfect for the 5:2 diet or whenever you just need a little bit of creamy sweetness. Eat them with a teaspoon to make it last a bit longer because there are only about 4 heaped teaspoons worth in each pot.
Ambrosia Mini Rice Pots
Ambrosia Mini Rice Pots
Both the rice and custard pots are fortified with Vitamin D and contain calcium. There are no preservatives and no added colours.

Mini pots are sold in packs of 6 x 55g and are sold in larger supermarkets.

Nutrition Information per 55g pot (Rice): 55 calories, 1.8g protein, 1.4g fat, less than 0.9g saturates, 9g carbohydrate, 5g sugars, 0g fibre, less than 0.07g salt.

Nutrition Information per 55g pot (Custard): 55 calories, 1.6g protein, 1.6g fat, less than 0.9g saturates, 8.6g carbohydrate, 6.4g sugars, 0g fibre, less than 0.06g salt.

Ingredients (Custard): Skimmed milk, buttermilk, sugar, modified starch, vegetable oil, whey, natural flavouring, colours (curcumin, annatto), Vitamin D.

Ingredients (Rice): Full cream milk, skimmed milk, whey (milk), rice (9%), sugar, Vitamin D.

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