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Happy National Vanilla Milkshake Day – Let’s Celebrate

By Lynda McMillen
June 20, 2015
Food

How are you celebrating vanilla milkshake day?

Happy National Vanilla Milkshake Day – no really, it’s actually a thing!

A delicious thing I might add, but I think milkshakes are great any day of the year.

Milkshakes have come a long way over the years.

The term milkshake was first used in 1885 to describe an egg-nog type, alcoholic beverage consisting of eggs and whiskey. The first milkshake as we know it was invented in 1922 by a Chicago Walgreen’s employee when he added two scoops of ice cream to a drink called malted milk and the rest is history.

 

National Vanilla Milkshake DayMilkshakes are so delicious and refreshing, especially on a hot, summer day.

My recipe lets you enjoy one of these chilly treats with no guilt!

To make shakes light and healthy I use yogurt in place of ice cream, almond milk instead

of whole milk and frozen banana slices to add creaminess.

Grab a straw and enjoy!

 

Madagascar Vanilla Bean Yogurt Shake

1 – Oh My Yog (6 oz.) Madagascar Vanilla Bean

½ C unsweetened almond milk

1 frozen banana

½ C ice

 

Combine all ingredients into a blender.

Blend until smooth and creamy.

Pour into glass, grab a cute straw and enjoy!

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