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Monkey Shakes Recipe

“I came up with these when my kids wanted ice-cream and I wanted a better alternative. Sherbet shakes weren't as exciting so we added fruit. The only way my youngest son ate bananas was if we called it monkey food and that's how this got its name.” Fay Strait - Waukee, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup rainbow sherbet


  • 1. In a blender, combine all ingredients; cover and process for 1-2 minutes or until smooth. Stir if necessary. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 139 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.