5 Ingredients or Fewer

Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

July 29, 2014
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

You'll never believe that this shake is made with as few ingredients as it is, or that they're all so ridiculously wholesome. Feel free to experiment a little with the non-dairy milk base you use, as well as the nut butter (cashew, coconut, and sunflower seed butter will all work; so will peanut butter, though the taste will be strong). This is a good recipe to treat more as a template than a prescription. —Gena Hamshaw

  • Makes 4 small or 2 large servings
Ingredients
  • 2 ripe medium or large bananas, peeled, chopped into pieces, and frozen
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 pitted medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk (soy or hemp milk will work well, too)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Blend all ingredients till smooth, adding a little more almond milk as needed. Serve.

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Gena is a registered dietitian, recipe developer, and food blogger. She's the author of three cookbooks, including Power Plates (2017) and Food52 Vegan (2015). She enjoys cooking vegetables, making bread, and challenging herself with vegan baking projects.