Caramel Corn Milkshake

Before you run away screaming, you should know that this is, by far, my favorite milkshake/smoothie I’ve made to date. I mean it. And P.S., it’s healthy. I gulped it down in .5 seconds.

Also, in my effort to up my protein intake, the main thickener in this for me was silken tofu. If you try to avoid soy, it can easily be substituted with non-fat greek yogurt or vegan yogurt.

Caramel Corn in drink form sounds a little odd, but trust me when I say you need to make this right now. And then again. And again. You’ll feel like you’re a little kid at a Halloween carnival. And isn’t it a nice a nice little break from all the pumpkin madness?

Caramel Corn Milkshake 

1 cup almond milk

1 cup popped NATURAL popcorn (unsalted and unbuttered!)

1/5 package of firm silken tofu or ¼ cup yogurt

2 tbsp date syrup or your choice of caramel

1 tbsp vanilla extract

pinch of guar gum (optional, for a thicker smoothie)

Stevia to taste (for an extra sweet shake)

Put all ingredients except popcorn in blender and blend. Add the popcorn, and blend until smooth. Garnish if you would like with a drizzle of caramel.

P.S. Sorry for the excessive pictures. This was a food porn photo shoot if there ever was one.



Filed under Beverages, Breakfast, Eat, Gluten Free, Shakes and Smoothies

16 Responses to Caramel Corn Milkshake

  1. This looks delicious! I would love if you shared it in my Fall Food Blog Hop. Enter it for a chance at a Top Chef cookbook!

  2. o.o I just…cannot…comprehend….how…yummy…this…looks…o.o Can you like magically make this appear in front of me? DX

  3. I always like to read about new ways to enjoy the foods I like. tEspecially those which will give me protein with flavor!! Did I miss your post on ideal/goal daily protein amounts? What is the height/weight ratio? Please let me know.

    Ta Ta Cathy the bagg lady

  4. This is such a GENIUS idea! And yes, I would definitly agree with you, this is food porn at its finest.

  5. This looks so fun and different! I would never have thought of combining these flavors and making a smoothie out of it. So clever!

    Thanks for sharing! Love the site.

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  8. using frozen great yogurt would make a thicker shake and eliminate the guar gum completely :) its what i do

  9. omg this looks sooo good! I love caramel corn!

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  13. Love this recipe! Will be linking back to this in my upcoming post :)

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