KCC Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie by Jodie Fitz

3 cups PICS fresh frozen strawberries

1 ½ cups PICS low fat milk

1 tablespoon PICS unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon PICS vanilla extract

2 tablespoons PICS honey

 

Add the fresh frozen strawberries, milk, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and honey into the blender.  Blend well; until everything is thick and creamy like a milkshake.

 

NOTE:  Make sure the 1-tablespoon of cocoa powder is a level measurement.

 

 

 

Dairy Allergies?  Swap the low fat milk with your favorite dairy free milk alternative; rice milk, almond milk, cashew milk, coconut milk, oat milk, etc.

 

Fun Facts:

 

            •           A strawberry can have up to 200 seeds on it!

            •           Strawberries are a source of vitamin C.

            •           Cocoa powder has been dated back before the Mayans; an ancient civilization.

 

Cooking with Kids! Every recipe has lessons, small and big, that encourage life and cooking skills. Here are a few to focus on:

            •           Measuring ingredients

            •           Level ingredient measurement

            •           Blending

            •           Blender safety

            •           Pouring

            •           Following directions

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