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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 236.3
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.5 mg
  • Sodium: 518.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 19.4 g

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Strawberry Cheesecake Shake

Submitted by: OILPAINTER
Strawberry Cheesecake Shake

Introduction

A filling breakfast or post-workout recovery drink, this protein-packed smoothie tastes just like strawberry cheesecake! You can also substitute any other fruit for the strawberries, or add half the strawberries and half a different kind of fruit. (We love the classic strawberry banana combo!) A filling breakfast or post-workout recovery drink, this protein-packed smoothie tastes just like strawberry cheesecake! You can also substitute any other fruit for the strawberries, or add half the strawberries and half a different kind of fruit. (We love the classic strawberry banana combo!)
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1/2 cup 1% Milk
    1/2 cup Lowfat 1% Cottage Cheese
    4-8 packets of Splenda (or sweeten to taste w/ your choice of sweeteners)
    1/2 tsp. Vanilla or Almond extract (optional)
    2 cups (300 grams) Strawberries, frozen, unsweetened

Tips

Do not add the frozen fruit until cottage cheese is blended smooth.


Directions

Place the milk, cottage cheese, sweetener and extract in blender and blend until completely smooth and all lumps are gone (30 seconds). NOTE: DO NOT ADD FROZEN FRUIT UNTIL COTTAGE CHEESE IS BLENDED SMOOTH.

Then add frozen strawberries (or frozen fruit of choice) a few at a time, blending in-between each addition until all are added and shake is smooth.

This is HUGE- large enough to share with 2 people (120 calories each)- but drinking the entire shake myself can serve as a very filling meal.

Try it with frozen blueberries, frozen berries or frozen peaches.






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  • 36 of 76 people found this review helpful
    I will tyry this BUT NOT with splenda. Use something that is NOT harmful like stevia - 3/16/10

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  • Very Good
    33 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I have been doing similar shake for years -- I HATE the texture of cottage cheese, but get the benefit this way. My recipe calls for 2/3 C. cottage cheese, 1/3 C. yogurt, 1/2 C. berries, and crystal light (I use fruit juice or non-fat milk). One of my breakfast staples!! - 6/12/09

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  • 25 of 30 people found this review helpful
    Try adding vanilla protein powder, or just a plain splash of vanilla essence. Plain youghurt or a bit of sour cream for a more authentic cheesecake flavour. Its all up to your personal taste buds. - 4/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    23 of 24 people found this review helpful
    Just made this today. I used 1/2 c low fat vanilla soymilk instead of the 1% milk and decreased the cottage cheese to 1/3 c since I'm not a huge fan. I also included 1T flaxseed. Yum!!! Definitely tastes like cheesecake, and I couldn't taste the cottage cheese. Will make again! - 1/17/10

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  • Incredible!
    15 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I just tried this with blueberries and it was AWESOME! But, maybe everything is better with blueberries? :-) I also subbed almond milk for the 1%, Stevia for sweetener, almond flavoring, and one scoop of protein powder. This is definitely a favorite!!! - 2/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Just made it for breakfast with frozen blueberries. I'm not a huge cottage cheese fan but can you say YUMMY!!! Thank you so much for sharing. Will be making this again. - 5/8/09

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was pretty good. I wasn't sure about the cottage cheese (although I do love it with strawberries). But this actually tasted like strawberry cheesecake. I used fresh strawberries because it's what I had and added some ice. Used it as a meal replacement for lunch. Will definitely make again - 3/22/10

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I thought it was refreshing and fantastic - my husband did too (he scraped the bottom of his glass) and he is always skeptical of smoothies and "twig and berries" healthy items like cottage cheese (which he hates). - 1/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe, tastes great! I added a little bit of lowfat vanilla yoghurt instead of the splenda and extract. The serving is huge, I ate half of it for breakfast and the other half for lunch. Very filling, too! - 12/3/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very good and versatile recipe. I used Almond Breeze Unsweetened Original since it was in the fridge; added extra vanilla, and 1/3 cup cottage cheese. Will definitely make this again and with other fruit. Pineapple is next for me! Thanks! - 3/5/10

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  • 7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I didn't like it. Sorry... I'm not a cottage cheese fan by far, and it of course had the overwhelming taste. I tried it because the author said friend who also didn't like it still liked the shake. For added fiber, I used Splenda with Fiber for those who need a fiber boost it could work for them. - 9/1/08

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was very good! I saved a quarter of the shake and froze it in a small tupperware container. Makes a delicious ice cream!
    Update: I had 1/2 cup of ice cream tonight instead of the frozen strawberry shake and found the ice cream...not as satisfying! Am I becoming addicted? :) - 7/31/11

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    An awesome and filling shake - great for after a workout. I echo some other reviewers thoughts on using Splenda - I just can't stomach it. I used 3 packages of stevia and found it was plenty sweet, although next time I'd probably just go with a spoonful of honey and avoid fake-sweet altogether. - 4/28/11

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  • Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I originally rated this a 1 star cuz I thought it was gross. But I decided to try it again. I think the key is not overusing the sweetener (I used Stevia so it was naturally sweetened) and making sure you blend the milk and cottage cheese first. I will keep experimenting on this one... - 4/3/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Enjoyed this. Would make it again. Great for the calcium too. Will add some vanilla and protein powder next time. - 3/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I used skim milk and fat-free cottage cheese with fresh strawberries and only 3 packets of Splenda. Added a couple ice cubes to make the drink cold. - 3/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I just finished eating some cottage cheese, I think that will go home tonight and try this recipe with some peaches!!!! - 8/20/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I just loved it just exactly the way it is... thank you - 8/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I was out of milk, but had an Australian style (thin) vanilla yogurt so used that instead. I also used whey protein powder. I didn't add any sweetener or extract due to that. Really yummy!! - 4/13/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious!! Tastes like an ice cream milkshake. Yum! - 1/18/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have substitute sugar, so I went with honey, and used frozen raspberries instead of strawberries....OMG YUMMY! This is my new "good for me" dessert! It really does have the cheesecake flavor! My 11-year-old loved it too...delicious - thanks for sharing!!! - 7/16/11

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    So stunning....in my line of work I only get 2 - 5 minutes break between clients throughout the day...this is a wonderful filling lunch that keeps me going. :-) - 6/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Awesome - I use water sometimes instead of milk, and it still tastes yummy :) - 9/14/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I liked this a lot. It was a tad sweet for me, so I would recommend starting with less sweetener and tasting it first. - 8/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Let me start by saying I hate cottage cheese. However, I love this shake! it Tastes great and kept me full .I used vanilla almond milk and I cut back on the strawberries, and added half of a banana instead to help cover the cottage cheese taste. Used a drop of strawberry drink mix for sweetner. - 4/11/14

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