A few sips of this flavorful shake will curb the hungriest sweet tooth. For a lighter version, substitute a tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder for the chocolate chips.—Athena M. Russell, Florence, South Carolina.
Besides the tangy pineapple juice kids will savor, another ingredient makes Dixie Terry's creamy beverage perfect to pour at a slumber party. "Since drinking milk at bedtime can have a tiring effect what could be better to give a group of energetic youngsters?" the Goreville, Illinois grandmother chuckles. "Just make sure the tea you add to this punch is decaffeinated!"
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."
To round out the meal, she serves glasses of Frosty Fruit Drink. "Since you just toss everything into blender, these smooth thick shakes are ready in minutes," Jo assures. "They're like a beverage and dessert in one."
"I found the recipe for this refreshing fruit shake more than a dozen years ago," recalls Ann Smith of Weatherford, Texas. "It's easy to blend together for an everyday breakfast, but it's special enough for a company brunch."
We have a few raspberry bushes in our backyard. If my grandchildren don't get the berries first, I use them in recipes like this one. Of course, the kids love the mellow flavor of these shakes. So either way, they win! —Jacquie Adams, Colquitlam, British Columbia