To make a low-calorie vanilla milkshake, combine fat-free vanilla ice-cream, vanilla-flavored powdered creamer, fat-free instant vanilla pudding, vanilla soy milk and ice in a blender. Top with low-calorie whipped topping, if desired.
To make one vanilla happy birthday shake, take 1/4 cup fat-free ice cream, 1 tablespoon vanilla powdered creamer, 1/2 cup light vanilla soy milk and 1 1/2 cups of ice and blend until smooth. An optional topping can be made with low-calorie whipped topping combined with low-calorie hot cocoa mix. One shake amounts to 215 calories.
Another recipe for milkshakes does not call for ice cream, and can be adapted with fruit to make other flavors. Take 2 cups ice, 2/3 cup sugar, 2 cups milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 2 tablespoons corn oil, and blend until all ingredients are smooth. Add more ice for a thicker shake or more milk for a thinner shake. This recipe contains 170 calories, but using a sugar substitute in place of sugar reduces the calories.
A vegan vanilla milkshake contains 328 calories and uses four ingredients. Take 1/2 cup soft tofu, 1 cup vanilla soy milk, one frozen banana and 1/2 tablespoon peanut butter. Blend the ingredients until smooth, and serve.