Friday, January 27, 2012

Banana, Cocoa and Date Milkshake with Flaxseeds

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BM#12W2, Day5:  A "Bada Bing Bada Boom" Milkshake that gets you going till lunch time while keeping all the unhealthy cravings at bay. Super-yum shake that is a must try!!

For Your Ears: I was actually thinking about this song as I was making the shake. So thought I would share it..But beware this song is "slightly" risque`. But the tune is so made me share anywayz!

  • 1 "Nearly Ripe" Chiquita Banana (the one that is available all over US)
  • 5 Tunisian Dates, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Bob's Red Mill Flaxseed Meal
  • 1 Tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 5-6 Tbsp Hot Water
  • 1-1/4 Cups Cold Skimmed Milk
  • Crushed Ice, as needed
  • Add the chopped dates and flaxseed meal to a small bowl.
  • Pour the hot water into the bowl and let it sit for about 5 minutes.
  • Slice the bananas and add to the blender along with cocoa, crushed ice, cold milk and date-flaxseed mixture.
  • Blend until the mixture is frothy.
  • Enjoy it immediately as is or with a dusting of cocoa powder on top. 
Another Chocolate-y Concoction to tickle your taste-buds..

Sending this to Srivalli's Chocolate Mela

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  1. Wow!!!such a delicious and healthy milk shake...yum..yum...

  2. how come u r thinking of telugu songs girl...and that too 'Meow Meow Pilli...I put the song and my son comes running!...from Mallanna...Shreya in a absolutely new avataar...
    loving the milkshake ...and healthy full of fiber!

  3. Dear Lassie
    How are you?
    Just going through all the missed posts. I like banana shake. I have brought some very good quality Algerian dates and will try this one minus flax ( dont have any) .
    Have a nice weekend

  4. Hi,
    I love your blog, been trying out a few recipes, they turned out great! This coco,banana date milkshake recipe could not have come at a better time...I'm on a diet and this is just what I needed, haven't tried it yet, but thrilled to bits that I have an option this yummy for my diet!

  5. Lol on the song..and that's a lovely glass of drink!..

  6. milkshake looks delicious..makes me drool..going to make one for me right now ;)

  7. Wow banana,chocolate and date what a combination filling drink Will try this for my breakfast...

  8. Feel like grabbing that whole glass and having rite now..Love this meow song too..thanks am hearing after a long.

  9. That is a yummy shake. I have tried this with almonds but not cocoa. Should give this a try next time.

  10. thats a yummy shake .. a keeper for sure :) and lovely way to add flax seeds too.. except that bananas in a shake wont do for my kiddo or me.. must think of some other fruit... ummmm ! yummy

  11. banana, dates & flax seeds, that is one healthy milkshake


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