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These delicious handmade blended beverages are similar to smoothies, made with milk, fruit, & usually ice. They are quite popular, along with simple fruit drinks, throughout the country and can be found on the streets sold by vendors or in special shops that prepare you a big loaded glass with the fruit of your choice! Batidos are usually blended on the spot and made to order, and since they’re made with fresh fruit, they’re usually a healthier alternative to the bought kind; an important thing in the third-world state of our country. When nuts, sugar, honey, or granola are added, they can really a powerful bomb of a snack, great for a power pitstop!