Milkshakes are such a nostalgic treat. They often bring to mind that local diner that you’d go to with friends on hot summer days; or maybe the ice cream shop you’d beg your parents to take you to after dinner. Once you go vegan, your enjoyment of these creamy drinks doesn’t have to end. There are so many delicious dairy-free milkshake recipes to try out and customize to your liking. To get you started, here are 12 dairy-free shakes that are creamy, dreamy, and delicious! For a bonus, check out some of our french fry recipes to dip into your delicious dairy-free milkshake!
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1. Peaches N Cream Milkshake
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Peaches are loaded with carotenes, flavonoids, lycopene, and lutein, which are beneficial in warding off macular degeneration, cancer, and heart disease. This Peaches N Cream Milkshake by Crissy Cavanaugh is fantastic!
2. Cookie Dough Milkshake
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Yep, you read right, all the flavors of a cookie dough in drinkable form, complete with a mini cookie on top, chocolate drizzle and some dairy-free whipped cream. This Cookie Dough Milkshake by Harriet Porterfield is a winner! Thick and creamy, gently infused with vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg and sweetened naturally with medjool dates.
3. Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake
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Full of flavanols from the raw cocoa powder and wonderful omega 3’s, this Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake by Rebecca Jacobs will have your memory revved in no time. Have this for breakfast for an early brain boost or bring to work when you reach that mid-day slump!
4. Coconut Milkshakes and Cookies
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This is a fun and indulgent treat that also nourishes your body with healthy and wholesome ingredients, like oats, coconut, and nuts. The milkshakes are a more natural alternative to the sugary, artificially colored and flavored milkshakes, made with only chilled coconut milk, liquid sweetener, and leftover cookie filling to pair perfectly with each cookie. These Coconut Milkshakes and Cookies by Kelly Farrier are the perfect summer treat to get kids involved in the kitchen or just to treat yourself.
5. Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake
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Chocolate is good for the soul, and therefore, so is this smoothie. This Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake by Peffe Stahl makes a wonderful pre-workout or post-workout refuel, or even a great smoothie to enjoy in your day. It’s chocolatey and the small bit of cinnamon brings out all the flavors in this simple smoothie!
6. Golden Banana Milkshake
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The Golden Banana Milkshake by Aryane Héroux-Blais is as simple as pureeing bananas, milk, and spices in the blender. That’s it. Enjoy this filling and very healthy shake for your next breakfast!
7. Cinnamon Vanilla Milkshake
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Nothing hits the spot like a milkshake! The cinnamon in this milkshake not only gives it a great rich flavor but also has anti-inflammatory properties and lowers blood sugar. You will love this Cinnamon Vanilla Milkshake by Desiree Rodriguez!
8. Creamy Coconut Shake With Raspberries
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Oh my. Isn’t this vegan milkshake gorgeous? A creamy coconut shake with raspberry, chocolate, and buckwheat grains that you can nibble — little surprise crunchies! This vegan Creamy Coconut Shake With Raspberries by Deniz Kilic is satisfying, healthy, but seriously decadent. It has the perfect flavor combination of coconut, raspberry, and chocolate. Plus, the textures are truly magnificent. You will never be able to have a different vegan milkshake after trying this one. It’s simply that good. Super simple, but still something special: try out this little work of art and inspire your loved ones with it! They will be thrilled about it.
9. Mint Brownie Shake
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Full of vegan brownie chunks, refreshing mint and rich chocolate flavor, this Healthy Mint Brownie Shake by Kat Condon makes for a delicious, creamy dessert.
10. Mint Chip Avocado Milkshake
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We’re excited to share this Mint Chip Avocado Milkshake by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez with you today: it’s cool, minty, chocolatey, and delicious, and the frosty emerald green color from the California avocados will look quite elegant in your hand at your next summer party!
11. Strawberry Maca Milkshake
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All you’re going to need for this insanely mouth-watering, healthy Strawberry Maca Milkshake by Olivia Budgen are 6 ingredients. This superfood strawberry maca milkshake tastes like an indulgent treat, but you can have it anytime because it’s so healthy for you.
12. Mint Matcha Shake
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This Mint Matcha Shake by Robin Runner has a refreshing mint taste but also will keep you feeling full and refreshed!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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