Meet the Cook: With just a quick pulse of the blender, you will have what I call a "refreshing sipper" - and you'll be asked for more!
Ever since I was little, I've enjoyed cooking. I like trying new recipes for my husband and our sons - 6, 4 and 1.
-Ginger Hubbard, Anderson, Missouri
Serve up a frosty glass of this citrusy blend of lime sherbet and honeydew melon for a real thirst quencher. "I like to sip this on warm afternoons, but it's equally good for breakfast or brunch," writes Mitzi Sentiff of Annapolis, Maryland
With refreshing coconut and pineapple flavors, this frothy shake is sinfully delicious! With its hint of cinnamon and creamy texture, it just begs to be your poolside companion. —Melissa Jelinek, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
For a nutritious breakfast or snack on the go, try this hearty shake from Norma Gabriel of Mondovi, Wisconsin. "With the banana, yogurt and milk, it's quite filling," she says. "My husband, son and I all enjoy it."
White chocolate and cherry are a luscious combination in this delightfully frosty malt from our Test Kitchen. TIP: For a thicker fruitier malt, add some frozen sweet cherries to the blender before processing. —Leah Rekau, Eagle River, Wisconsin
A basic combination of vanilla ice cream, lemon sorbet and raspberry puree creates an amazing shake in minutes. Pour it into your prettiest glasses and enjoy its cool comfort.—Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida