10 Delicious Drinkable Desserts to Sip On While You Slim Down

Article posted in: Diet & Nutrition
A chocolate shake with a brownie

Set aside your fork. No need for a spoon. These sweet treats are made to be sipped. Inspired by your favorite cakes, cookies and candies, you can have your dessert—and drink it too! Grab your blender and whip up one of these Nutrisystem-friendly drinkable desserts the next time you’re craving something sweet:

1. Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie >

Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 3 PowerFuels

As nutty as it may sound, this decadent smoothie has a place in your weight loss plan. It starts, naturally, with a spoonful of your favorite creamy peanut butter. Add to that a scoop of Nutrisystem Chocolate Protein Shake Mix, vanilla soy milk and a couple of frozen cubes. Blend, and voila—out pours a creamy, dreamy drink that’ll smash your candy craving and still keep your weight loss on track. How? Each serving contains a whopping 24 grams of satisfying, waist-friendly protein. Plus, it tastes like your favorite peanut butter cup candy! Get the full recipe here! >

2. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Shake >

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Shake

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 SmartCarbs and 1 PowerFuel

You know oats are excellent for your health because they’re packed with fiber and nutrition. But a bowl of oatmeal isn’t the only way to get them into your diet. Cue this yummy shake, made with the makings of your favorite childhood cookie—cinnamon, raisins and of course, oats. Frozen bananas, nonfat milk and a scoop of Nutrisystem Vanilla Protein Shake Mix provide creamy drinkability (and extra nutrients) to this oatmeal raisin cookie inspired drink. Get the full recipe here! >

3. Orange Creamsicle Slushie >

Orange Creamsicle Slushie

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb

With a refreshingly fruity slushie, you can enjoy a taste of summer anytime of the year. And this particular version is low in calories, delicious in flavor, and takes mere minutes to make: just blend orange juice, almond milk, a packet of sweetener and ice to make your skinny slushie. And when you want to shake up the flavor, simply replace the OJ with another juice of your choice. Get the full recipe! >

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4. Chocolate Brownie Milkshake >

Chocolate Brownie Milkshake

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 2 Extras

It’s made with chocolate ice cream, decadent fudge and hunks of yummy brownie, courtesy of the Nutrisystem Chocolate Brownie Sundae. It also contains peanut butter for an extra pump of protein, bananas that add nutrients and texture, almond milk for extra creaminess and some cocoa powder for even more chocolate flavor. And when it’s all blended, you stir in your choice of chopped brownies, chocolate chips or cacao nibs because … why not. You get all that deliciousness in a straw, for only 6.5 grams of fat per serving. Get the full recipe! >

5. Red Velvet Protein Shake >

Red Velvet Protein Shake

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel and 2 Vegetables

Not only is this shake a gorgeous shade of crimson. Not only does it taste like a slice of its namesake cake. But this good-for-you drink gets even healthier by blending in raw spinach and cooked beets for a boatload of added vitamins and minerals. Two scoops of Nutrisystem Chocolate Protein Shake Mix provide the rich, fudge flavor and a cup of coffee adds a caffeine boost, making this red velvet shake an excellent choice for breakfast or an afternoon boost. Get the full recipe! >

6. Almond Joy Hot Chocolate >

Almond Joy Hot Chocolate

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 3 Extras

All the flavors of your favorite candy inspire this rich, cozy drink. You’ll taste the coconut-flavored milk, whipped topping and toasted flakes. These flavors are paired perfectly with the cocoa powder, chocolate and almond extract. The nuttiness in each indulgent sip is designed to warm your bones and satisfy your sweet tooth—all for less than 100 calories. Get the full recipe here! >

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7. Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie >

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 Extra and ½ SmartCarb

No need to wait for the Fall season: if you love all things pumpkin, all the time, this is the smoothie for you. Combine pure pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and maple syrup with Greek yogurt and milk to create a protein-rich drink that tastes like, well, pumpkin pie … in a cup. Get the full recipe here! >

8. Caramel Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Shake >

Caramel Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Shake

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

And the win for best presentation goes to this fancy shake. Create the base with a blend of Nutrisystem Chocolate Protein Shake Mix, peanut butter, unsweetened almond milk and nonfat plain Greek yogurt. Pour into a pretty glass for a decadent display, then top with a dollop of whipped topping, a drizzle of both sugar-free chocolate and sweet caramel syrup, and sprinkle of crushed peanuts for an impressive finish. The best part? It tastes just as good as it looks! Get the full recipe here! >

9. Ice Cream Sandwich Almond Milk Shake >

Ice Cream Sandwich Almond Milk Shake

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Nutrisystem Snack, 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Two classics—the ice cream sandwich and the thick milkshake—join forces to create the most decadent drinkable dessert that is perfect for when you’re craving something cold and sweet. Simply blend a frozen banana, a little almond milk and a Nutrisystem Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich until creamy. At only 255 calories, you can sip sans the quintessential guilt. Get the full recipe here! >

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10. Black Forest Chocolate Cherry Milkshake >

Black Forest Chocolate Cherry Milkshake

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel, 1 Vegetable and 1 Extra

Of course it doesn’t sound healthy, but this tasty shake is made with ingredients loaded with both flavor and good-for-you nutrients. The protein-packed Nutrisystem Chocolate Protein Shake Mix brings the black forest chocolate, frozen cherries add sweetness and antioxidants, and vanilla almond milk provides healthy creaminess. And then there’s the fresh spinach: the secret ingredient that blends a bunch of body-boosting vitamins and minerals into every serving. Get the full recipe here! >