When we think of shakes or smoothies, strawberry shake and chocolate shake are possibly the first ones that come in everybody’s mind. Especially if you are a kid strawberry is always the first go to fruit or a smoothie. In this post we are going to talk about how to make a thick strawberry shake at home using just milk, strawberries, and Cool Whip.
What I like is smooth, fulfilling and delicious outcomes of this recipe in every single sip. Before we go into how to make thick strawberry shake, let’s quickly talk about the benefits of the ingredients that go into making this amazing, everybody’s favorite, something you can drink any time recipe. It is a simple recipe that you can just make with 3 steps and in 3 mins.
Benefits of Strawberry
This shake packs wholesome benefits of strawberry and milk. Strawberries have a lot of nutritional benefits. The heart-shape of the fruit provides clue that this fruit is good for your heart. Strawberries help increase HDL, lower blood pressure and good against cancer. Strawberry has high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols. It is also packed with vitamins and fiber; and also free of fat, sodium and cholesterol.
If your family likes strawberries here is another favorite recipe with strawberries from our family to yours.
Benefits of Milk
As we all know, milk has its own great benefits. If you have a diet, rich in milk and milk produce that can reduce the risk of low bone mass. It is a great source of key nutrients especially for vegetarians. Key nutrients found in milk are calcium, vitamin D, protein and potassium.
You can build stronger bones with a diet rich in milk. Milk products are especially important during childhood and adolescence. Milk is also full of vitamins and minerals. Calcium helps build, stronger, bones and teeth while vitamin D function in the body to maintain proper levels of calcium, and for phosphorus thereby helping to build and maintain bones. (Source WebMD)
If you’re working on reducing weight, especially if you are on a weight reducing diet, you may like to substitute, full fat milk with a fat free milk or other product of your choice, which has no fat. You may also like to skip sugar and replace it with another artificial sweetener or just skip it completely.
The most beautiful thing about this recipe is that you can make it in just under three minutes and most of the ingredients are normally available in the home. Thick texture, fruity flavor, cool effect of milk from fridge, and sweetness makes it a perfect drink that everyone can enjoy equally.
Once you try, please do let us know how you like that and especially if you had made some customization, would love to know those.
How To Make Thick Strawberry Shake
- 1 Blender
- 1 cup Strawberry
- 1 cup Milk
- 1/2 cup Cool Whip
- Add Strawberries, Milk, Cool Whip to blender
- Add sweetener of your choice
- Blend Well
- Serve with your favorite toppings