Friday, June 10, 2011

Homemade Frappuccino

When was the last time you had one of Starbuck's cool, creamy and oh-so-refreshing frappuccinos? If you've been on this diet any amount of time, then obviously, it's been quite a while. I can't even remember the last time I had one. Even when I could have one, the price kept them to a minimum. So what's a gal to do? Make an MSPI-friendly version!

This recipe is the basic ingredients. You easily can adapt it with different mix-ins and flavorings. The one pictured below has MSPI-friendly chocolate syrup added. You can make it caf or decaf, depending on whether you need a little extra pick-me-up in the middle of the day. The combinations are endless!

Homemade Frappuccino
Source: MSPI Mama

2 cups ice cubes
1 cup rice, almond or coconut milk 
1 tsp. instant coffee granules, or more to taste

Place all items in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy, adding more rice milk or water, as needed.

Mix-ins or substitutions
flavored milks, such as chocolate or vanilla
MSPI-friendly chocolate syrup
vanilla extract
flavored coffee syrups
2 tbsp. MSPI-friendly pudding mix powder (I saw this idea over at Money Saving Mom.)

1 comment:

Nicole said...

Also try this with Enjoy Life Mini Choc Chips and Peppermint Syrup to mimic the Starbucks Peppermint Java Chip Frappuccino! :)