Dale Hartman of Coventry, Rhode Island likes to serve this yummy alternative to the traditional holiday favorite. Although made with fat-free ingredients, the easy-to-fix recipe retains the thick creamy consistency of the classic Christmas beverage.
This very thick, not-too-sweet shake from 12-year-old Grant Dixon of Roseburg, Oregon packs a big strawberry and banana taste. "It's easy to mix together in the blender. I especially like it topped with whipped cream," he says.
“My daughter likes to make these delicious shakes in our blender. I turn them into Popsicles by freezing them, or use orange or rainbow sherbet and orange juice concentrate to switch up their flavor." Crystal Sheckles-Gibson - Beespring, Kentucky
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.
In Citrus Heights, California, Nina Hall blends together these slushy beverages that taste just like orange Creamsicles. "If you don't have time to freeze the orange juice, use orange sorbet instead," she suggests.
I found this recipe in an old cookbook I bought at a garage sale. When I first read it, the memories of younger days and my first job in a soda fountain came back. I also liked the ingredients, and when I tried the shake, I decided it was a keeper.
-Helen Phillips, Horseheads, New York