Save time by creating quick recipes made with nutritious, fresh milk
(Family Features) Summer is busy, so a helping of no-cook options, especially those you can make in advance, are welcomed by many home chefs. When you shop online for groceries and include fresh, cold milk in your basket, you can make every second of summer count.
When you mix summer favorites with real dairy milk, you serve nutrients your kids need with the flavors they love. Try these five flavorful recipes that feature fresh milk so you can “breakfast and chill” with your kids this summer.
Creamy Green Goddess Smoothie – Drink your vegetables with this take on your favorite salad that kids love, too. The goodness of this Green Goddess Smoothie starts with fresh milk mixed with avocado, spinach, banana and pineapple.
Acai Bowl – You’ll say “ahh” to acai when you blend a batch of this antioxidant-rich Brazilian berry with ice-cold, fresh milk and top your bowl with coconut, granola and fresh fruit.
Creamy Vanilla Berry Ice Pops – These Creamy Vanilla Berry Ice Pops are perfect for breakfast or as a snack. This recipe includes farm-fresh milk and in-season berries, so this homemade option is a more nutritious option than store-bought ice pops.
Berry Berry Smoothie – There’s a reason not to mess with the classics – almost everyone loves them. For an easy and delicious summertime smoothie, simply mix ice-cold milk with fresh berries, honey and vanilla. This chilled combination can satisfy even the pickiest palates.
Super Food Smoothie – Fresh ingredients, including cold milk, make this smoothie super tasty, super fast and super easy. Blend blueberries and bananas with your pantry staples, including honey and vanilla extract, for a tall, frosty glass of delicious.
(Family Features) If you’re in need of a quick breakfast, consider starting your day with one of these tasty breakfast ideas. This on-trend Acai Bowl with Whole-Wheat Toast provides a flavorful serving of fresh fruits while Overnight Oats can be made the night before for a grab-and-go solution as you head out the door in the morning.
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Acai Bowl with Whole-Wheat Toast
- 1 frozen acai smoothie pack (100 milligrams)
- 1 cup low-fat milk
- 1 medium frozen banana, sliced
- 1 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries
- 2 slices whole-wheat bread
- fresh blueberries
- coconut flakes
- Under warm water, thaw frozen acai smoothie pack about 5 seconds.
- In blender, combine acai, milk, banana and mixed berries. Blend until smooth.
- Toast bread slices to desired doneness.
- Pour acai mixture into bowl and garnish with blueberries, granola and coconut flakes before serving. Serve with toast.
- 1/3 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
- 1/2 cup low-fat milk
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons mixed dried fruit
- 1 tablespoon walnuts, chopped
- 1 tablespoon honey
- In bowl or jar, combine oats, milk and vanilla extract. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Before serving, stir in dried fruit, walnuts and honey.
Recipes adapted from MilkPEP