This easy chocolate milkshake is high in protein.
- 8 ounces light silken-style tofu (soft or firm)
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar (see Tip)
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup light vanilla ice cream
- 1 cup ice cubes
- Step 1
In a blender combine tofu, cocoa powder, sugar and vanilla. Cover and blend until smooth.
With the motor running, add ice cream in small spoonfuls through the opening in the lid; add ice cubes, one at a time, until smooth and desired consistency. Pour into chilled glasses to serve.
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda Granular, Equal Spoonful or packets, Sweet ‘N Low bulk or packets or Truvia Spoonable or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: same as below except 170 calories, 22 g carb, 17 g sugar, Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate. Carb choice: 1/2
Variation: Chocolate Mocha Milkshakes: Prepare as above except add 1 tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder to the blender along with the cocoa powder.
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups Per Serving: 191 calories; protein 11.4g; carbohydrates 28g; dietary fiber 1.7g; sugars 22.5g; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 2.5g; cholesterol 10.2mg; vitamin a iu 297.2IU; vitamin c 0.7mg; folate 1.7mcg; calcium 165.5mg; iron 1.7mg; magnesium 38.4mg; potassium 209.8mg; sodium 149.4mg. Exchanges:
1 starch, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 lean protein