Vegan Thick Chocolate “Milkshake” – AKA; Fresh Coconut & Carob Smoothie

Prior to my diabetes diagnosis, I was a bit of a sucker for ice-cream… I wouldn’t eat it straight from the freezer though; oh no – I’d wait for it to melt till it was almost liquid, then eat (drink) it. It was almost a thick milkshake – and the flavour was invariably chocolate, obviously ;-)

Anyway, then I found out that dairy was probably the *number one* culprit for my antibodies in my pancreas going nuts; and suffice to say dairy was OFF the cards and out the window.

So today, when I experimenting with a new smoothie; imagine how super pleased I was when I tasted this one and it tasted just like; melted chocolate icecream – in a glass!! Squee!

It was super simple and just three ingredients:

  • 500 mls almond milk
  • About a quarter to a third of fresh coconut flesh (yes, it does mean smashing a coconut open; I opened my first one for this – it was easy peasy, honest!)
  • 1 teaspoon of carob powder

Whizz in a high speed blender; and enjoy the thick, creamy and amazing no chocolate, no sugar, no dairy “chocolate milkshake” ~ I know it sounds too good to be true, but trust me, it isn’t!

In fact I’m making that again tomorrow… well, I’ve half the coconut left; have to, really ;-)

Enjoy, sweet peeps! xo


3 thoughts on “Vegan Thick Chocolate “Milkshake” – AKA; Fresh Coconut & Carob Smoothie

  1. Pingback: Oh My Raw Vegan Chocolate Torte | My Sweet Life

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