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Two strawberry milkshakes in tall glasses topped with strawberry slice with red napkins.

Healthy Strawberry Milkshake

A Healthy Strawberry Milkshake, an easy recipe for kids, ticking all the boxes, no added sugar, nourishing and vegan options, perfect Valentines smoothie for kids.
4.75 from 35 votes
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Course: Smoothies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy milkshake, healthy milkshake recipes, healthy strawberry milkshake recipe, milkshakes for kids, strawberry milkshake, strawberry milkshake recipe
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 212kcal
Author: My Kids Lick The Bowl


  • 1 ½ cup strawberries 200g fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup cashews 60g must be unsalted, can be roasted or raw
  • 2-3 dates
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2.5 cups milk or dairy alternative


  • Place everything in a blender and blend!



  • I often use frozen strawberries as it means the milkshake is nicely chilled when first made
  • I have made these milkshakes with cows milk, almond milk and rice milk all worked well


  • Strawberries: In this recipe, you can use fresh or frozen berries, you can also sub for another berry like blueberries or raspberries
  • Cashews: I use cashews to add creaminess to my healthy milkshakes, an alternative to give a creamy texture is frozen bananas. If you are using cashews or another nut, make sure they are unsalted.
  • Dates: The dates add a little extra sweetness, you can either leave this out completely or sub for a little maple syrup or honey.
  • Milk: I use full-fat milk in the milkshakes I make for my kids, but you can use the milk or milk alternative you prefer.


Serving: 200ml | Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 415mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 1mg