Nourishing Milky Drinks

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Nourishing drinks provide you with extra energy and calories as well as fluid to keep you hydrated. Nourishing drinks do not replace meals but can be used in-between meals as an alternative snack.

Here are a few ideas.

Strawberry Cooler
• 150mls of full cream milk
• ½ a carton of full cream yoghurt
• 100g of fresh/tinned strawberries
• Liquidise all ingredients together and use sugar to taste
This provides; 214 calories and 9g of protein

Chocca Chocolate
• 200mls warm full cream milk
• 2 scoops of ice cream
• 2 heaped tablespoons of drinking chocolate
• Blend together and a swirl of cream to serve
This provides; 429 calories and 11g protein

Honey Warmer
• 200mls of warm full cream milk
• 2tablespoons of milk powder
• 1 tablespoon of honey
• Sugar to taste
This provides; 225 calories and 10g protein

Banana Shake
• 200mls of full cream milk
• 1 small banana
• 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
• Liquidise all the ingredients together
• Top with a squirt of cream
This Provides; 336 calories and 9g protein

Chocolate Dream
• 200mls full cream milk
• 2 tablespoons of milk powder
• 2 teaspoons of coffee powder
• 2 heaped tablespoons of drinking chocolate
• 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
• Blend together and top with cream
This provides; 317 calories and 13g protein

Other ideas:
• Try flavoured ice creams, milk shake powders, and syrups
• Experiment with different fruits, either tinned or fresh
• Add sugar, honey, jam, peanut butter or syrup for extra calories
• Try cream, yoghurt, ice cream, condensed or evaporated milk
• Use malted drink powders e.g. Horlicks ®, Ovaltine ® instead of drinking
• Try using enriched milk – 4 to 6 tablespoons of milk powder in 1 pint of full
cream milk