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Healthy Milkshake Recipes That Give a Happiness Boost

Craving for a thirst-quencher which also satisfies your sweet tooth? Milkshakes can be your happy pill on a hot summer day or comfort drink on a gloomy night. The great thing about milkshakes is that you can adjust the ingredients according to your liking. You can add a scoop of ice cream here or add other fruits there. Your favorite type of milk can be used as a base for the beverage, and you can even opt for low-fat, non-fat, or soy milk as alternatives.

This week on Rawbanana, we have compiled all-time favorite milkshake recipes which are around 400 calories or less. Enjoy!

 

Recipe 1: Banana Chocolate Power-Up Milkshake

(Nutritional Info: 439 kcal, 17.1 grams fat, 63.8 grams carbohydrates, 10.8 grams protein, 68 mg cholesterol, 197 mg sodium)

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 5 minutes

ReaIngredients:

–    1 frozen banana, chunked

–    1 cup milk

–    6 tablespoons powdered chocolate-flavored malt

–    2 cups vanilla ice cream

Instructions:

  1. Add banana chunks to blender.
  2. Then add powdered chocolate-flavored malt and milk.
  3. Lastly, add vanilla ice cream. Blend everything together until smooth.
  4. Pour milkshake into two large glasses. Serve while it’s cold.

 

Recipe 2: Peanut Butter and Vanilla Ice Cream Milkshake

(Nutritional Info: 376 kcal, 23,3 grams fat, 35.8 grams carbohydrates, 9.7 grams protein, 61 mg cholesterol, 193 mg sodium)

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

–    2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

–    ¼ cup milk

–    2 cups vanilla ice cream

Instructions:

  1. Put ice cream and milk into a blender
  2. Then add peanut butter. Blend everything for 45 seconds, or until smooth.
  3. Serve immediately or let it cool in the refrigerator before serving.

 

Recipe 3: Peppermint Chocolate Milkshake

(Nutritional Info: 494 kcal, 9.5 grams fat, 95.2 grams carbohydrates, 7.1 grams protein, 39 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium)

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

–    1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips

–    5 peppermint candies

–    ½ teaspoon peppermint extract, or to taste

–    4 scoops vanilla ice cream, or more to taste

–    ½ cup skim milk, or as needed

–    5 ice cubes

–    Optional: 3 drops red food coloring

Instructions:

  1. Put chocolate chips, peppermint candies, and ice cubes together in a blender and blend until they’re mixed well and slightly grainy.
  2. Add ice cream and peppermint extract. Blend until the mixture is smooth. You may choose to add food coloring if you want.
  3. Lastly, add milk and blend until you get the desired consistency.
  4. Serve immediately or cool in the refrigerator before serving.

Healthy Milkshake Recipes

Recipe 4: Banana Blueberry Overload Milkshake

(Nutritional Info: 272 kcal, 8.7 grams fat, 45.7 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein, 34 mg cholesterol, 79 mg sodium)

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

–    1 banana

–    1 ½ cups blueberries

–    1 cup milk

–    2 cups vanilla ice cream

–    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

–    ¼ cup white sugar

Instructions:

  1. Add milk and vanilla ice cream into a blender. Blend until it forms a smooth consistency.
  2. Then add banana, blueberries, sugar and vanilla extract. Blend until everything is evenly mixed.
  3. Serve immediately or cool in the refrigerator before serving.

 

Recipe 5: Oreo Punch Milkshake

(Nutritional Info: 249 kcal, 11 grams fat, 33.2 grams carbohydrates, 5.7 grams protein, 21 mg cholesterol, 208 mg sodium)

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

–    6 Oreo cookies (or any chocolate sandwich cookies)

–    ¾ cup milk

–    3 scoops vanilla ice cream

Instructions:

  1. Blend milk and Oreo cookies in a blender until they’re evenly mixed.
  2. Then add vanilla ice cream into the mixture. Blend everything until it forms a smooth consistency.
  3. Pour into two glasses and serve.

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