Vanilla Slim Shake

Dr. Emily Foster

By Dr. Emily Foster

A slimmer waistline can dramatically reduce the harmful symptoms of diabetes. The protein and fiber in this cool, fresh vanilla slim shake can help keep you feeling full for hours while being low in fat and calories.

Makes 2 servings

4 ice cubes
½ cup low-fat vanilla greek yogurt
3 tablespoons hemp seed (raw, shelled)
1 small banana
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 cup cucumber, sliced and peeled
½ cup skim milk
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

In a blender, grind the ice cubes, strawberries and milk on high. Once thoroughly pureed, add the remaining ingredients and blend on medium speed.


Dr. Emily Foster

Dr. Emily Foster

Dr. Emily Foster is Holistic Health Expert & Certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner. With over 15 years of experience in the health care industry, Dr. Foster has dedicated her career to empowering individuals to take control of their health through natural and lifestyle-based approaches. She holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and is a certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner. Dr. Foster is passionate about educating the public on the benefits of natural health and sustainable living. Dr. Foster has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed journals and popular health magazines. She is a regular columnist for "Health and Wellness Today" and has been featured in "Natural Living Magazine," "Diabetes Care Journal," and "Nutrition and Health Review."