Have you tried the new Edy’s Slow Churned Rich & Creamy Shakes or Smoothies yet? I have a confession to make . . . I could actually survive on ice cream and milk shakes. BUT, if I tried to do that for real I’d have to buy a whole new wardrobe, over and over. My big problem is portion control. If I bring a gallon of ice cream home it will likely be gone in two days and we don’t usually share it with the children (shhhhhhhh). Well these Edy’s shakes are the answer to my problem!
They really are rich and creamy, but they have 1/2 the fat and 1/3 fewer calories than regular shakes. When you peel the top off the container you’ll see a hole in the middle of the ice cream where you can pour in 1/3 cup of milk then stir it with a spoon to make your own shake. This chocolate variety (my favorite) has just 240 calories and 45 calories from fat when you use fat free milk. Compare that to a small chocolate shake from McDonald’s, which contains 440 calories and 90 calories from fat. Keep in mind that the Edy’s shake is 10 oz. and the McDonald’s shake is 12 oz., but that’s still a pretty big difference in my book.
You can get the Edy’s Shakes and Smoothies in eight different flavors – Cookies ‘n Cream, Strawberry, Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry Banana, Mixed Berry, Sunrise Blend, and Tropical. I was first introduced to the Smoothies at the Mom 2.0 Summit where I had the opportunity to try the Strawberry Banana and the Mixed Berry varieties and they’re both fabulous. They make the perfect breakfast or snack on the run! I’ve also enjoyed the Cookies ‘n Cream milk shake, but the Chocolate variety is still my favorite. I also love that I can keep them handy in the freezer and just pull one out whenever I feel like it, PLUS the only dish I have to wash afterward is a spoon!
Disclosure – I received free coupons from Edy’s / Dreyer’s to facilitate this review. All thoughts and comments are my own and I received no other compensation for this post.