Chef Wendell: Healthy homemade milkshakes

Chef Wendell whips up some delicious, healthy milkshakes on August 13, 2016. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – When it’s hot, everyone enjoys a cooling treat that quenches our thirst and the desire for something sweet. If your milkshake comes from a fast food drive thru window, it’s most likely filled with sugar, chemicals and food colorings. These creamy milkshake recipes will satisfy your sweet tooth and create health.

Chocolate Milk Shake
1 cup non-dairy chocolate chips
1 cup unsweetened almond, hemp or coconut milk
1/2 cup brown rice syrup
2 cups coconut ice cream

  • Place chips in a double boiler over medium heat; Wisk till smooth. Not too hot! Reserve.
  • Bring milk and syrup to a boil and whisk into chocolate to create smooth syrup. Cool to room temp first.

In the blender:
Place ice cream and chocolate mix into a blender on low and gradually increase to high. Mix till creamy.

Variations: Frozen fresh blueberries, raspberries, vanilla vegan ice cream and almond, hemp or coconut milk.

Make a vanilla shake by using vanilla coconut ice cream and coconut milk, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract and 1 cup ice cubes.

To hear more about these healthy homemade milkshakes, click on the videos.

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