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Paleo Wendy’s Frosty

 

 

It’s sooooooo hot.  I know that everyone else in the country thinks that us Californians are total babies when it comes to extreme temperatures.  Yes, 95 degrees is extreme for me.  My comfort zone sits right in between 73-77.  And fortunately, California is right in there a lot of the time.  While we are probably a little sensitive (ok, maybe a lot sensitive), I just don’t care.  It was 90 degrees today and our house felt like a sauna.  Our poor littlest dude and I were a sweaty mess all day since I had to hold him while we were out and about.  And blech.  It was just so uncomfortable.   

So on days like today, I need something like this!  I made this shake one day when the hubs was working.  It had been a long day and the kids and I like to make concoctions in the kitchen when bedtime is seeming to elude me.  We concocted this and wow.  My kids seriously didn’t breathe for nearly 30 seconds while they drank.  Zoe kept saying, “wow, it’s a milkshake!”  And yes, my friends, it is.  My concoctions are usually pretty decent, but this.  This was epic.  I made it for my mom one day and she said it tasted like a Wendy’s frosty.  

So here you go.  Go make this and it will make life so much better.  Seriously.

Here are the recommendations for the ingredients I use.  You can get all of these at Whole Foods or any health food store.

Coconut milk

Cashew butter – I usually get this at the store when it’s on sale

Cocoa powder

Paleo Wendy's Frosty
Serves 4
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 Cup coconut milk (use full fat people!)
  2. 2 Medjool dates
  3. 2 Heaping tablespoons organic cocoa powder (we have also tried carob and it is very yummy!)
  4. 2 Tablespoons cashew butter (you can sub almond or peanut butter but cashew gives it a creamy flavor)
  5. 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  6. 2-3 Cups ice
Instructions
  1. Add everything to the blender except the ice.
  2. Put one cup of the ice in.
  3. If the texture is still a bit runny, add the rest of the ice.
  4. Drink slowly if you can.
Notes
  1. You can also use a mix of whole raw milk and/or raw cream if you don't like coconut milk. Either way is really yummy!
  2. I do not shake the coconut milk so I get the cream off of the top when I pour it in.
The Kandid Kitchen http://www.thekandidkitchen.com/

 

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Julie G.
    June 25, 2014 at 1:42 am

    Ooh, Beth! This looks so yummy! I’m going to have to give this a try. We love popsicles around here on hot days, but some days you just need chocolate!

    • Reply
      Beth
      July 2, 2014 at 2:45 am

      Hi Julie! I hope you like it! My kids absolutely love this on hot days. Any day, really, but especially hot days 🙂 Let me know what they think!

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