Cinnamon Fruit “Milkshake”

 

There’s something about a creamy milkshake that seems to take us (and most of our clients) back to the days of childhood.  There didn’t seem to be so much processed food and the milkshake was just ice cream and milk—and so delicious!  And also it didn’t seem so, well, bad-for-you.  The truth is, drinking the occasional milkshake here and there just provided a bit more fat and calories than you’d want to be getting regularly and no one really worried about it. So in honor of carefree days when a milk-shake was a bit more guilt-free, say hello to this Cinnamon Fruit “Milkshake” with the naturally delish flavors of a milkshake yet very little fat and twice the taste!

 With this simple, quick and easy recipe, you can certainly have the best of both worlds—a creamy and scrumptious naturally delicious milkshake with less than 200 calories—179 in fact! Plus, it will give you a little extra boost and some healthy nutrients without weighing you down!

Psst… As you know, we love to make healthy versions of smoothies and shakes– so here’s a few more to try:

Strawberry “Milkshake”

Healthy Chocolate Shake

Tropical Green Smoothie

Berry_Banana_Smoothie

Cinnamon Fruit “Milkshake”

Makes 3 Servings

Ingredients

1 banana

1/2 pear

½ cup mixed berries, frozen

¾ cup skim milk

1/3 cup carrot juice

2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp cinnamon

1/2 cup ice

½ cup nonfat Greek Yogurt, Raspberry

Directions

Simply add the ingredients into a blender and blender until smooth. Pour the “milkshake” into three glasses and enjoy!

*You probably have noticed that we typically choose to add frozen fruits in our smoothies—this is simply because it creates a milkshake-like consistency – without the fat or added sugars!

Nutrition Facts per Serving (3 servings per recipe):

Each serving has 179 calories, 0g of fat, 40g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 30g sugar, 7.5g protein, 1 mg of cholesterol, 63 mg of sodium, 360mg potassium

Added bonus: This recipe provides 100% of your daily value of Vitamin A!

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Cinnamon Fruit “Milkshake”
 
Nutrition Facts per Serving (3 servings per recipe) : Each serving has 179 calories, 0g of fat, 40g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 30g sugar, 7.5g protein, 1 mg of cholesterol, 63 mg of sodium, 360mg potassium
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Ingredients
  • 1 banana
  • ½ pear
  • ½ cup mixed berries, frozen
  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • ⅓ cup carrot juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup ice
  • ½ cup nonfat Greek Yogurt, Raspberry
Instructions
  1. Simply add the ingredients into a blender and blender until smooth. Pour the “milkshake” into three glasses and enjoy!
  2. *You probably have noticed that we typically choose to add frozen fruits in our smoothies—this is simply because it creates a milkshake-like consistency – without the fat or added sugars!

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