Whenever summer comes ’round, everyone wants a taste of a new, hip dietary food or drink to show off and of course to enjoy. More often than not, milkshakes are the answer. However, they’re jam packed with fat and calories so how do you burn fat without sacrificing taste? Simple, we’ve compiled three healthy, but finger-licking tasty milkshakes to satisfy your summer cravings and get you on your way to achieving your weight loss plans. Moreover these must-make milkshakes are loaded with vitamin-D, protein, calcium, and other much-needed minerals and vitamins so that your diet never interferes with taste.
Toasted S’mores Milkshake:
S’mores are the ultimate soul food and this weight loss recipe will instantly satisfy any cravings, whether it’s for s’mores or milkshakes in general. Oh yeah, it’s also completely lactose-friendly so for those of you who never had a chance to try such a concoction, get ready for a life changing experience. The A2 milk has A2 milk protein which totally makes it safe for the diary-free eaters. Even if you’re not a dairy-free eater, note that A2 milk has lower the amount of total calories(!).
1 1/2 cups A2 Whole Milk
2.5 oz gluten free graham crackers 1 1/2 sheets
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon agave
3 tablespoons mini marshmallows
.5 oz dark chocolate shavings
Pour 1 cup of the whole milk into an ice cube tray. Let this freeze.
When ready to eat, set oven to broil.
On a greased cookie sheet, layer 3 tablespoons of marshmallows. Broil this for 1-2 minutes. Remove.
In a blender, add entire 1 cup of whole milk ice cubes, 1/2 cup of liquid whole milk, 2 oz graham crackers (1 sheet), cocoa powder, and agave.
Blend until smooth. (If this is too thick for your preference, then simply add 1 tablespoon milk, or more if needed, to thin out.)
Pour milkshake into glasses. Distribute toasted marshmallows over the top of the. Sprinkle some chocolate shavings and add one sliver of remaining graham cracker to the top.
Dairy-Free Red Velvet Frappuccino:
Stick to your summer weight loss plans with this scrumptious frappé fix. The Dairy-Free Red Velvet Frappuccino Milkshake is not only dairy-free but it’s also low in sugar AND fat. Moreover, it’s got all your caffeine needs! #yesplease
Red Velvet Swappuccino
1/2 cup Cold Pressed Coffee
2 cups Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
1 1/4 cup frozen raspberries
2 ripe frozen bananas
4 tsp cocoa powder
4 tsp honey
2 1/2 cups ice
1 tsp finely shaved dark chocolate
1 tsp finely shaved dark chocolate
Vegan Whipped Cream
1 can coconut milk frozen or refrigerated
1 tsp vanilla
Vegan Whipped Cream –
Open the can, remove solid coconut cream ,and transfer to a bowl. Whip with the vanilla until its thick and light, then set aside.
Red Velvet Swappuccino –
In a large blender, pulse the coffee, Almond Milk, raspberries, bananas, cocoa powder, honey, and ice until the ice has reached a shaved consistency.
Pour into four cups. Top with a tablespoon of coconut vegan whipped cream and sprinkle with dark chocolate and freeze-dried raspberries.
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Probiotic Milkshake:
Lastly, here’s a strawberry milkshake which incorporates actual strawberries and taste to boot. The Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Probiotic Milkshake is naturally sweetened with the addition of berries and raw honey. Furthermore, it’s the yogurt which adds a healthy probiotic kick and doesn’t harm your weight loss plans for summer or all year round.
1 cup plain whole milk yogurt
1/2 cup cream
1/4 cup cherry juice (or other red juice)
1/4 cup raw honey
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
4 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
Place all of the ingredients in a blender in the order listed. Blend on low until just combined, then on high until thick and creamy.
Freeze for a few hours or overnight.
Get your summer milkshake fix with these three must-have recipes all while working on your weight loss plans!