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
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.
"When the Winnipeg River beckons my visiting grandchildren each summer, they won't stop for breakfast," relates Helen Stine of Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, "but they'll always make time for these nutritious banana shakes."
I love bananas and these shakes are the best. Though we're stationed overseas, I've fed my two young kids these made-in-moments drinks since they were babies. Pop them into the freezer for a few minutes if you like them thicker. Or try different flavors using chocolate or strawberry ice cream. -Martha Miller, Camp Zama, Japan
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.