Refreshing Blended Drinks (smoothies, milkshakes)

Mocha-ccino Freeze Recipe


  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, light vanilla ice cream or ice milk (nonfat or sugar-free brands can be substituted if desired)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup strong decaf coffee, chilled (use caffeinated if you prefer). To make double-strength coffee, brew twice the amount you want without increasing the water.
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed


  1. Add all ingredients to your blender or food processor
  2. Blend on highest speed until smooth (about 10 seconds). Scrape sides of blender, and blend again for 5 more seconds.
  3. Pour into two glasses and enjoy!

2 smoothies.

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 157 calories, 7 g protein, 23 g carbohydrate, 4.5 g fat ( 1.3 saturated fat, 1 g monounsaturated fat, 1.9 g polyunsaturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 2.3 g fiber, 79 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 26%. Omega-3 fatty acids = 1.5 g. Omega-6 fatty acids = 0.4 g.

SOURCE: © 2005 Elaine Magee
From The Flax Cookbook by Elaine Magee, MPH, RD (Marlowe & Co.)

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Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2006