Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

My New Year Resolution was to bake a cheesecake this year.

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE cheesecakes. I really do… but I have never baked one on my own. The thing is that I really like to bake or cook from scratch and to make a cheesecake from scratch means to make graham crackers or whatever crackers from scratch as well. And I feel I am to lazy for that. In addition I do not have the right baking dish… and there is always something I find in order to not to make it… .

I made a cheesecakes bars this year but I feel like that doesn’t count. They were delicious, though 🙂

So, every time when we go grocery shopping I buy a cream cheese. Every single week I tell myself that I AM GOING TO make a cheesecake this week. 

Every single week I end up making a smoothie with it instead.

The first time I made it I wasn’t sure about the texture and the taste but after a few changes I really like it. It’s not the healthiest smoothie ever but once for a while it’s good to spoil ones self.


6 big (or 12 small) cubes frozen milk,*

6 small cubes frozen vanilla yogurt,

1/3 cup strawberry yogurt,

1 cup strawberries, frozen

4 oz cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup flax seeds,

2 Tbsp honey,

* this smoothies is thick. It has a consistency of very soft ice cream. If you want it to be less thick you can substitute the frozen milk with not frozen.

Put all the ingredients in blender. Blend until really smooth. The longer it blends the more of the cream cheese texture disappears.

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22 responses to “Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie”

  1. I had no idea the cream cheese could be a base for smoothies! Sounds delicious. The images are so lovely.


  2. That sounds delicious! What a great way to start your day!


  3. That’s not a bad way to start your day! I usually start it with a smoothie or yogurt too. Coffee comes later in the day for me. 🙂 have a great day!


  4. I LOVE all your smoothie photos!!!! LOVE!!! So pretty and creative with the purple petunia. Now I want a smoothie. Never thought of freezing the milk into cubes. Thanks for such a fun post!


  5. These look really good, and I can sneak more fruit in to the kiddos diet 🙂 now following you 🙂


  6. cheesecake in a drink??? SOLD! This looks amazing, and great pics of it too!


  7. Yum, cheesecake in a smoothie! It looks so good. I would love if you would share this and any other posts at Showcase Your Talent Thursday I hope to see you there!


    1. thank you for the invite!!! heading to your blog right now! 🙂


  8. Wow! That’s a new one on me, but it looks amazing! I may have to surprise DH with this. He’d love it!


    1. if you make it let me know how it turned out for you.


  9. That is such a great idea! Plus, I could cheat on my diet – I wouldn’t have cake, I would have a smoothie. 🙂 Great pics too! Thank you so much for linking up to Food Photography!


    1. thank you for hosting, Mira. I always enjoy your tips about food photography : )

      as for your diet, if you use low fat cream cheese it would be even better 🙂


  10. This smoothie sounds so delicious! Strawberries are so seasonal and fresh right now and I love the addition of the cream cheese. I hope you will not mind if I ‘borrow’ one of your photographs so I can feature your recipe on my Hearth and Soul post this week. I will give proper credit of course! I think this is such a delicious, wholesome treat – thank you for sharing it!


    1. April, of course you can use any of my photos for this purpose. I am flattered you are willing to feature it 🙂 Thank you!


  11. Adding cream cheese to smoothie is new to me. Looks thick and delicious, thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop.


  12. Oh that sounds delicious! I’ll have to give it a try. I have used cream cheese in cheesecake “shots” and in ice cream, so I know this would have a great flavor!


  13. This was one of the first recipes that I clicked on at Hearth and Soul. I love cheesecake and I make smoothies almost every day. I am very excited to give this a try (I’m also inspired to come up with a cheesecake that doesn’t require crackers!). I wanted to let you know that I featured your recipe over at Hearth and Soul on my blog today. Thanks so much for stopping by!!


    1. Elsa, I was thinking about making a cheesecake without the cracker bottom as well. I found one that’s called brownie cheesecake and I made it yesterday. It’s a star in our house. I LOVE it and my husband LOVES it. It’s more like a brownie with a slight cheesecakey taste but with a few changes I think I can make it into a no-crackers-required real cheesecake 😉 I will be posting the recipe real soon.


  14. You’re so cute. 🙂


  15. Great that you linked this in to Food on Friday. Have a lovely week.


    1. thank you for dropping by


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