Mint Chip Milkshake (Vegan, GF)

Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake

I do believe I just made the drink of my childhood dreams.  My all time favourite icecream flavour has always been mint chocolate chip, and today, it’s my son’s favourite as well.  He never, ever gets anything different, it’s mint chip all.the.time.  I was also a huge fan of milkshakes growing up (who wasn’t??) and thought of combining these two delicious childhood favourites into one leaner, greener drink.  

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I had so much fun making this and photograpphing it.  It was really hard not to take sips of it, but then I finally sat and enjoyed my awesome milkshake on the porch with a huge grin on my face.

There’s no artifical colour here, the beautiful green colour comes from healthy baby spinach.  The flavour has the perfect amount of mint, and you can top your milkshake with chocolate chips like I did, or cacao nibs for a less sweet, more bitter flavour.

Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake

Mint Chip Milkshake

Yield: 1 large milkshake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • handful of fresh mint leaves, stems removed (about 10-15 sprigs)
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon vegan chocolate chips for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients except for the chocolate chips into a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass and garnish with chocolate chips. Enjoy!
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Comments

  1. I’m also a fan of mint ice cream, your shake is beautiful and the fact that it’s actually good for you is a big plus!!

  2. OMG that looks so good. I love mint choc chip ice cream and I think I’m going to love this!

    • Sophia | Love and Lentils says:

      Yes, I’m a huge fan of mint chip ice cream, so this was a no-brainer. ;)

  3. I am really excited to try this because now my family can still have the sweet sensation of a milkshake just in a healthy version!

    • Sophia | Love and Lentils says:

      My thoughts exactly! :) It was a hit with my four year old son as well.

  4. huntfortheverybest says:

    so healthy and refreshing!

  5. I love this! I haven’t had mint ice cream in ages, definitely trying!

  6. YUM! I love love love mint chocolate chip. I recently discovered how to make mint chocolate chip ice cream – and now you’ve inspired me to make a milkshake too! Thanks for sharing :)

    • Sophia | Love and Lentils says:

      Awesome, Jamie! I need an icecream maker! :)

      • No ice cream maker necessary! Just some frozen bananas and a high speed food processor (and a freezer). Shocking how simple it was!

  7. I made your delectable shake & my mom & I both loved it so much..

  8. Oh wow, this looks amazing.

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