Sneak in an extra serving of veggies with this thick and creamy healthy strawberry shake – only 6 ingredients! Paleo + Vegan + Nut Free Option
Six total ingredients
Five quick minutes
Four times I’ve made this in the past week alone
Three servings of fruits and veggies
Two filling servings
One thick and creamy healthy strawberry shake
Let’s get into it!
If you’re looking for more ways to sneak in some extra veg into your diet (or maybe loved ones – kids, husbands, etc) than this healthy strawberry milkshake is for you!
Have you ever tried putting frozen cauliflower into your frozen treats? I first got the idea from Natalie over at Feasting on Fruit. I saw a video she made putting frozen cauliflower into a Salted Caramel Cookie “Twix” Smothie Bowl and now I am obsessed.
- How genius is that idea?
- How amazing does her smoothie bowl look/sound?
I gave Mike a glass not telling him that there was anything unusual in it and he couldn’t tell so I’m gonna take that as a win.
Given the amount of fruit and veg in this smoothie is surprisingly filling on it’s own, especially considering the fact that there are only 180 calories per serving (half).
You can enjoy this on it’s own as is or if you’re feeling fancy turn it into a full on smoothie bowl and load up on the toppings. You know it’s going to be a good day when you start off your morning with a colour smoothie bowl topped with a healthy serving of granola.
- 3 cups frozen strawberries
- 1 medium frozen banana
- 1 cup frozen cauliflower, steamed or blanched before frozen
- 3/4 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup
- Blend everything together in a high powdered blender or food processor for about 45-60 seconds until thick and smooth.
If you don't have frozen cauliflower on hand you can quickly steam some in the microwave: cut up your florets and place in a microwave safe bowl. Add a little water to cover the bottom and then place a wet paper towel over the top. Microwave for 3-4 minutes until the cauliflower is tender. Run under cold water to cool down and set aside. Keep in mind though that using freshly steamed cauliflower will have a more distinct smell.