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Healthy Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

A healthier chocolate milkshake made with whole food banana instead of ice cream. So creamy, smooth, and luxurious!
AuthorKaitlin - The Garden Grazer
Prep Time:2 minutes
Total Time:2 minutes
CourseDessert, Drinks
CuisineGluten-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan


  • 1 cup plant milk
  • 1 ripe banana (frozen if possible*)
  • 2 Tbsp. cacao powder
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup (or pitted dates to sweeten)


  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, 1/8 tsp. almond extract, protein powder, 2-3 ice cubes


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Taste and adjust if necessary.


*Bananas: Frozen bananas result in a thicker, creamier, milkshake-like consistency. But if you don't have frozen, fresh will work too. For an even thicker milkshake, use up to 2 bananas if desired.
Milk: I use unsweetened milk. You may want to reduce the maple syrup if using sweetened milk. (Any plant milk should work here. I've use almond, cashew, soy, etc.)
Yield: Recipe makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Per Serving (Estimate)

Calories: 224 kcal | Carbohydrates: 48 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Potassium: 624 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 27 g | Vitamin A: 76 IU | Vitamin C: 10 mg | Calcium: 341 mg | Iron: 2 mg