Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake

by Marla on April 26, 2013 · 27 comments

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Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake | Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com
Are you ready for the weekend? I sure am! How about making some delicious Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shakes? These shakes are perfect for the whole family.

Let’s roll!

Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake | Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Shakes & smoothies are such great ways to curb sweet cravings in a healthy way. They are a volume food & fill your tummy quickly & keep ya nice and satisfied.

Strawberries are always a hit around here. Such a hit that I LOVE creating lots of recipes with them to share with you!

Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake | Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Here are a few that you can visit with and make over the weekend.

Did you check out my  60 AMAZING Strawberry Recipes post yet? Please do if you love ‘em too…included in the round-up are these goodies ~

Strawberries 'n Cream Quinoa Porridge | Breakfast Recipe | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Strawberries ‘n Cream Quinoa Porridge

Simple Strawberry Sauce | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Simple Strawberry Sauce

Cowgirl Coolers | Whiskey Strawberry Daiquiri Cocktail | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Cowgirl Coolers (with alcohol or alcohol free recipe)

Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake | Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Have you ever had kefir? It is kinda like a liquid yogurt. Great for digestion and packed with protein.

If you are vegan or can’t find it go with some light unsweetened coconut milk instead. Something a little thick is nice in this drink to give it body.

Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake | Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: one 16 ounce shake

Strawberry-Maple Kefir Shake

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces chilled, plain Kefir
  • 4 ounces chilled Strawberries, fresh or frozen, remove stems
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup, add according to taste (I prefer dark Grade B)
  • 2 ounces Ice

Method

  • Blend all ingredients in the blender until well combined. Sweeten to taste with maple syrup or your favorite natural sweetener.
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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kelly @ Life made Sweeter April 26, 2013 at 6:03 am

Yum, I love kefir shakes! This strawberry maple syrup combination sounds delightful! Thanks and can’t wait to try it Marla :)

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2 Tieghan April 26, 2013 at 6:14 am

I love this! The color is so pretty and makes me want SUMMER!! Hopefully soon!

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3 Liz @ The Lemon Bowl April 26, 2013 at 6:14 am

We love kefir – gorgeous recipe!!

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4 Rosa April 26, 2013 at 6:19 am

Delicious and healthy! That is a wonderful drink.

Cheers,

Rosa

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5 Averie @ Averie Cooks April 26, 2013 at 6:22 am

Cheer Up. Love that cup!!!
And the berries, and kefir, huge fans of both! Have a great weekend :)

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6 Mitzi Kelly April 26, 2013 at 6:44 am

Already have Strawberry Kefir in my fridge. Going to make this right now. Wow! so good. I threw in a handful of blueberries for good measure. Delicious!

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7 Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar April 26, 2013 at 6:45 am

I’ve never had Kefir! What a great way to try it :)

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8 Marian (Sweetopia) April 26, 2013 at 7:00 am

This would be perfect to have to help curb my sugary cravings! ;-)

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9 Elizabeth April 26, 2013 at 7:02 am

So simple and fresh! I am a huge fan of tangy keffir and can’t wait to make up a batch of this for my daughters!

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10 brandi April 26, 2013 at 7:33 am

love this! i love kefir – especially in smoothies

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11 Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers April 26, 2013 at 9:41 am

I have yet to try Kefir. I always think about getting it,then I don’t. Your shake looks amazing and I am with you with strawberries, I love them!!

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12 Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry April 26, 2013 at 10:59 am

I am always looking for unique ways to get my kids to drink more kefir and thus get more good probiotics in their guts. Well my kids LOVE strawberries so this is a drink I must make for them and me!

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13 Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet April 26, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Love love love kefir! This strawberry shake sounds fabulous, Marla! Pinned!

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14 Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking April 26, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Such a simple, colorful and nutritious shake! Love it, Marla!

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15 Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective April 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm

This looks like my kind of shake! :)

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16 Laura (Tutti Dolci) April 26, 2013 at 10:22 pm

Love this shake, especially the Cheer Up glass!

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17 Kiran @ KiranTarun.com April 26, 2013 at 10:44 pm

I could down this shake for every meal. Yum!

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18 Marly April 28, 2013 at 7:39 am

There was a big sale on strawberries at the grocery store and now your post is making me think I need to go up and get them! Strawberries and Quinoa? Cowgirl Coolers? Love it!

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19 Jenny April 28, 2013 at 8:36 pm

I have not tried kefir either. Is it different than using yogurt? Do you drink the 16 ounces yourself or share? Also what kind of blender do you use? Thanks!!!

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20 Nadia@Loveliveandgarden April 28, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Looks delicious. And those cowboy boot glasses are awesome! I grow strawberries so I’m definitely going to try this recipe!

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21 Kelly Senyei | Just a Taste April 29, 2013 at 10:42 am

Love, love, love those Cowgirl Coolers! Everything looks delicious, Marla!

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22 Nutmeg Nanny April 29, 2013 at 4:05 pm

You always have the cutest glasses :) this smoothie looks delicious!

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23 Carla @ Carlas Confections April 30, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Love this Marla! I am always finding myself hungry and wanting to snack. I need to do healthy things like this to put a stop to snacking ;)

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24 ashley - baker by nature April 30, 2013 at 5:51 pm

I can’t get enough strawberries right now! This shake looks like the perfect start to tomorrow… need it!

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25 kelley {mountain mama cooks} April 30, 2013 at 9:33 pm

Perfect. The strawberries have been so good lately and I’m on a fermented dairy kick! This is so going to be breakfast one day this week! Gorgeous photos and lighting, Marla!

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26 Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today May 2, 2013 at 6:45 am

It sounds so refreshing.

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27 Mary @ Fit and Fed June 23, 2013 at 3:09 pm

I like the strawberry plus kefir combination, too, and this looks like a healthy smoothie with just a touch of natural sweetener. Perfect for our June Northwest strawberry season

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