Carol Mead of Los Alamos, New Mexico shares her frothy cantaloupe shake. Fun, refreshing and perfect for breakfast or brunch, they are as delicious as they are easy. “They're perfect for a hot summer day,” Carol remarks. “They're reminiscent of the creamsicles I remember as a child.”
You do not have to wait for the snow to fall to enjoy the rich taste of hot chocolate, thanks to this frosty version. "It's a great summertime treat, but good any time of the year," says Mary Tallman, Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin.
Her refreshing Strawberry Breakfast Shakes are so versatile, they can double as a fast snack. "I make them when I baby-sit for our 3-year-old grandson, Jamie, " Marjorie explains. " The shakes can also be blended and frozen ahead of time and then taken to work. Pop one in the fridge and eat it with a spoon for lunch.
Autumn flavor is abundant in this rich beverage shared by Natalie Carter from Killeen, Texas. Simply blend applesauce, caramel topping, ice cream and a couple other ingredients for a sweet and velvety fall treat.
"These creamy milk shakes have a fruity twist that's an appealing change from the more traditional chocolate or strawberry flavor," notes Sharon Mensing, a field editor who lives in Greenfield, Iowa. "They're a real treat."