Spring fever? Try this BodyKey recipe for Horchata Smoothie

Three women walk on the beach, leaving footprints in the wet sand.

Depending on where you live, this is prime season for students and families to go on spring break, especially if you live in the northern part of the U.S. or Canada.

That means many people will be traveling south to warmer climates and enjoying tropical beverages while others will opt for a “staycation.”

We can help you add a little sweet spice to your everyday breakfast or lunch to make it a bit special while your friends and neighbors are away. Try this recipe for Horchata Smoothie!

A popular Mexican drink

Horchata traces its roots back to Spain and North Africa, but is popular in several places including Central and South America and Mexico. The Mexican version is typically made with rice milk, sweetened and seasoned with cinnamon.

In this recipe we add cinnamon to a BodyKey by Nutrilite™ French Vanilla Meal Replacement Shake and blend it with a few other ingredients to create the creamy beverage that can take the place of breakfast or lunch.

It’s not a ticket to a beach vacation, but it will bring a taste of the Mexican Riviera to your staycation.

A woman leans on her kitchen counter with a BodyKey Horchata Smoothie in her hand dreaming about spring vacation.

Horchata Smoothie

Servings: 1


  • 10 fl oz cold water
  • ½ cup (57g) BodyKey by Nutrilite French Vanilla Meal Replacement Shake
  • ¼ cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp instant oats
  • 3 dates (pitted)
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon


Cut dates into halves or thirds for easier blending. Add all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.

Nutrition facts:

  • Protein: 27g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Carbs: 53g
  • Calories: 375
BodyKey SmartLoss portion plan information: 2.5 carbs, 2 proteins and 0 fat. Increases calcium and manganese intake, adds protein.

What is the BodyKey SmartLoss program?

The shakes are part of the BodyKey™ SmartLoss™ weight management program, which is backed by more than 20 years of leading weight loss research.

It uses a simple system to separate foods into three categories, making it easier to follow the weight loss plans. There is also a lengthy list of “free” foods that don’t count toward your daily consumption totals.

Free app, free program

It’s all managed through a free smartphone app available to anyone. Download it for your iOS® or Android® devices. The BodyKey SmartLoss app makes it convenient to stay connected to the program, check and track your progress and get personal guidance from a Digital Coach on your food and behavior choices.

No purchase is necessary to start the program. Simply download the BodyKey SmartLoss app and learn more at Amway.com or Amway.ca.

Do you have your own ideas for recipes using BodyKey by Nutrilite Meal Replacement Shakes to share? Let us know in the comments!

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