Healthy but Sweet: Milkshake Recipes for Summer

Summer time is in full swing, and everyone is pawing for the best sweet treats to help them cool off. When the summer heat is beating down, nothing tastes quite as good as a milkshake. The only downside is milkshakes are often unhealthy and can ruin even the healthiest of diets. Thankfully, you can still have a healthy milkshake that’s sweet. We tracked down some of the best recipes for the healthiest, tastiest shakes you can drink this summer.

Peanut Butter Cup Milk Shake

Reese’s cups are the best, but they taste even better as a milkshake. Why not have a dash of your daily calcium along with the wonderful sweetness of chocolate? The ingredients to make this milk shake are very healthy for you. You simply need vanilla low fat yogurt, banana, natural peanut butter, low fat chocolate milk, and vanilla low fat frozen yogurt.

Yogurt and Fruit Milkshake

Fruit always tastes fresh and sweet no matter what the time of the year. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fruit since it tastes so refreshing on a blazing hot day. This milk shake is perfect for people who want that healthy breakfast to help them wake up in the morning. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C too. Banana, fat free milk, vanilla low fat yogurt, pineapple orange juice, and frozen strawberries is all you need to make this refreshing treat.

Supper Berry Milkshake

Still in the mood for some tasty fruit? Berries are another fruit that are packed to the brim with nutrients and taste. Berries are great for their antioxidants and vitamin C that our bodies need to stay healthy. Drinking a berry milkshake on a hot, summer day is a great way to enjoy the warm weather. Simply throw some brandy, low fat vanilla ice cream, low fat milk, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries into a blender. Once the milkshake is mixed up simply pour it out and enjoy.

Soy Milkshake with Espresso

Waking up in the morning can be hard, so a shot of espresso is usually in order. The boost of caffeine can help wake you up in the morning. Caffeine has even been credited with helping to lower the risk of Parkinson’s disease and diabetes. The best part about this shake is not only is it healthy, but it’s vegan friendly too. You just need some low fat soy milk, fat free chocolate syrup, vanilla soy ice cream, and some instant espresso granules to make your delicious shake.

We hope you take the time to try one of these healthy milkshakes. They taste sweet, are good to eat, and best of all are completely cool too.

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