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Lactose Free and Gluten Free Birthday Milkshakes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Planet Oat. The opinions and text are all mine.

Creating milkshakes for gatherings can be tricky. With the amount of food sensitivities in our family alone, it’s not always easy to find products that work for everyone.

To help make our daughter’s first birthday a success, we collaborated with Planet Oat to showcase a new oatmilk that is so delicious! It’s rich and creamy taste has just a hint of sweetness, even though there is no added sugar. Planet Oat Oatmilk is free from dairy, peanuts, soy and even gluten.

Although it can be consumed as a treat or in your favorite coffee blend, we decided to give it a try in our birthday milkshakes for an upcoming event. We had our three-year-old test the milkshake prior to the party. Here’s his reaction:

Simple Is Always Best

Milkshakes have been a part of our lives for years. From trips to our local favorite burger joints, to treats for hitting milestones, we’ve made it a point to make these treats memorable for our kids.

With the use of fresh fruits and their choice of ice cream flavors, we’ve been able to create signature milkshakes that meet our boys’ taste palettes. Our three-year-old son loves anything with chocolate, and our five-year-old son enjoys the simplicity of vanilla shakes. For the birthday party, we thought it would be safe to go with the Planet Oat Oatmilk Original.

Vanilla Birthday Milkshake Recipe with Plant Oat Oatmilk

Creating the best milkshake means you need to have the right ingredients. To make our Vanilla Birthday Milkshake you need the following:

1 52 oz. Carton Planet Oat Oatmilk, Original
1.5 Quarts Dairy Free Vanilla Ice Cream

1 Whipped Cream Can
1 Birthday sprinkles pack
2 Strawberries for garnish (optional)

The easiest way to make your milkshake nice and creamy is to let the ice cream sit for about 5 to 10 minutes outside of the freezer.

While you wait, prepare the blender and pour 2 ½ cups of Planet Oat Oatmilk into your blender. You can add 2 scoops of ice cream to your Planet Oat Oatmilk. Hit the “on” button and let it blend. Stop your blender and grab a cup. Be sure to choose the right size for your guests. We purchased small cups since we’re having a lot of small children over for the party.
Bonus tip: A smaller cup also makes it easier to have more servings for seconds!

Although I enjoyed the Vanilla Birthday Milkshake flavor, I prefer throwing in some fruit for added flavor. My version includes strawberries as well. Adding strawberries also turns the milkshake to a shade of pink. This works out well for the Pretty in Pink theme we’re going with for our daughter’s first birthday.

What we like most about Planet Oat Oatmilk is that it is wholesome. Each serving includes calcium, Vitamins A & D, and it has no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. It’s even non-GMO and has 2g of soluble fiber.

Other Ideas for Planet Oat Oatmilk

Whether you’re a fan of smoothies, lattes, or other coffee drinks, you can get the most out of a Planet Oat Oatmilk carton. Planet Oat Oatmilk can be used in oatmeal for a creamy, energy fueled breakfast. Or it can also be used to create a flavorful and creamy mac and cheese dish your family will love.

Planet Oat Oatmilk can be purchased at Superior Grocers. Here’s a link to to the Planet Oat Oatmilk website to find a location near you!

Former B2B editor and marketing manager turned Family & Lifestyle blogger. Fatima is passionate about life and being social. When she isn't running around with her husband, three kids, and two pups, Fatima helps other bloggers and local businesses with their online marketing strategy. If you have any questions or would like to connect, feel free to reach out via email: tima@motherhoodthroughmyeyes.com

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