There’s nothing like a smoothie that tastes and looks like a “milkshake” to make you feel like a kid or a grown up having a special day. And just because you’re making healthier choices with your food, doesn’t mean you don’t deserve those special days, too!

These two sugar­ and dairy­ free shakes will tickle your taste buds and fill your belly with goodness.

Budda Bing!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups greens (kale, lettuces, parsley, etc.)
  • 1/2 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 whole avocado
  • 1/4 cup organic cacao nibs or powder
  • 1/2 cup organic frozen Bing cherries (or berry of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon organic turmeric
  • 1 date
  • Filtered water as needed for desired consistency

Peppermint Patty

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups greens (kale, lettuces, parsley etc.)
  • 2/3 can full ­fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup of cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs (1/2 in smoothie 1/2 on top)
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 5 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 9 ice cubes
  • Filtered water as needed for desired consistency

Directions:

  1. Pour all the ingredients into your blender, Nutribullet, or Vitamix.
  2. Whip up for about 30 seconds or to your desired consistency. 30 seconds produces a milkshake
  3. consistency, which is what I’m after!
  4. Pour into a Mason jar or holder of choice.
  5. Top with frozen berries or nibs.
  6. Serve with straw and spoon to enjoy!