Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

Whenever my kids are not feeling well and ask for a shake, I like to add a packet of Carnation Instant Breakfast / Essentials to it to make it filling and get a little substance into their bellies. My kids prefer the milk chocolate flavored powder, but feel free to use whatever flavor you like.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -6 ounces milk, any type
  • 36 g nestle's carnation instant breakfast essentials powder powdered drink mix, 1/3 C
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream, can use more-less for desired thickness
  • banana (optional)


  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more milk or ice cream as desired.