Silk Holiday Recipe Contest Winner: Candy Cane Protein Shake

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Dear Michelle,

Congratulations! We're so excited to inform you that your recipe titled "Shelly's Candy Cane Protein Shake" has been chosen as a winner in our Silk Holiday Recipe Contest (Best Beverage)

The judges’ evaluated the recipes and their accompanying photos based upon the following criteria: (a) creativity and originality of recipe (35%); (b) appeal of the recipe and photo of same to the SILK community (35%); (c) applicability of the recipe to the category in which it was submitted (20%); (d) total number of votes received for recipe and its accompanying photo in the Public Voting (10%). There were 3 categories: Best Dessert, Best Beverage, and Best EntrĂ©e/Side Dish.

I won the Grand Prize in the Beverage Category. Grand Prize: KitchenAid® mixer and a one-year supply of Silk® Total Approximate Retail Value: $350 USD each.

Thanks Silk and thanks to any pals who voted. Here's the winning recipe. I hope you enjoy it!

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Shelly's Candy Cane Protein Shake

8 oz. Silk® Vanilla Soy Milk
1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
1 Tablespoon Sugar Free Peppermint Syrup (Coffee Syrup - Like Torani) or a drop or 2 of Peppermint Extract
2-3 cubes of Ice
Optional toppings: Homemade No Sugar Added Whipped Cream, Sugar Free Peppermint Candies, crushed


Blend all ingredients till smooth. Top with optional whipped cream and sprinkle of crushed mint.
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