Milk Beverage Recipes
As we all know, fresh milk is second only to breast milk in terms of nutritional contents. It is a liquid food with comprehensive nutritional values. Fresh milk is rich in protein, fat, amino acids, sugars, salt, calcium, phosphorus, iron, many vitamins, enzymes and antibodies. Studies have shown that drinking a glass of fresh milk every morning can meet 10% of calories and 40% of the vitamins needed by the body. Drinking fresh milk every day is exceptionally good for your health, it has many benefits such as prevention of osteoporosis and lessening of insomnia.
Fresh milk is rich in nutrients, which include not only essential amino acids, but also calcium easy to absorb. However, there are several tips you should know about drinking milk:
Do not drink milk on an empty stomach, because this will increase bowel movements and shorten the stays in the stomach, so that the nutrients can not be fully absorbed. Milk is best with some starchy food such as corn flake or bread, bread, which helps digestion and absorption.
Fresh milk is better than highly processed milk. This is because after repeated processing, more elements are added into the milk, which is not suitable for everyone.
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Milk beverages recipes
Milk Tea combines brewed tea and milk to create a sweet drink.
- 400g milk
- 90g tea
- 2 tbsp sugar syrup
Put the tea and milk in a blender, blend until frothy. Pour tea mixture in a tall glass, and serve with a slice of lemon.
Peach milk shake
Peach milk is a nutritional beverage that perfect for summer day.
- 500g milk
- 1 sweet peach
- 3 ice cubes
Peel and slice the peach (Putting the peach in boiling water for 30 seconds will make it easier to peel)
Put peach into a blend and blend at high for 1 minute until it forms a sticky paste, add milk into the paste.
Filter the mixture, then cool it in the fridge for about 1 hour before drinking, and serve with ice cubes.
Grape milk shake
- 500g milk
- 300g grape juice
Mix all the ingredients in a blender or cocktail shake, blend or shake until frothy. Pour the mixture in a tall glass, and serve with a slice of lemon.
Cherry and Lemon Milk Shake
- 250g milk
- 300g cherry juice
- 50g lemon juice
- Some sugar
Mix cherry juice and lemon juice in a glass of your choice.
Add milk and some sugar in the glass
Stir until the ingredients are combined well
Place a cherry or a slice of lemon when serving.
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