#Choctoberfest: Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cream Smoothie

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#Choctoberfest is in full swing over here on Cookaholic Wife! If you missed yesterday's post, I found the best way to combine your morning coffee AND a filling breakfast.



Some people think that when you chose or are forced to go dairy free it means you miss out on a lot of sweets. While in some cases that's true, I've quickly found that if I'm okay with substituting a smoothie for a milkshake I can still add in tons of delicious flavors. I opted to call this a smoothie versus a milkshake because its much thinner without the thickening agents of the ice cream and milk.



Another sponsor for #Choctoberfest is Barlean's who has a hug variety of awesome, healthy products. Disclaimer: I received Barlean's Chocolate Silk Greens, Essential Woman Omega Swirl Chocolate Mint Flavor  and Butter Flavored Coconut Oil for free to use as part of #Choctoberfest. All opinions and thoughts are my own.



If you have a chocolate craving or an intense sweet tooth, this smoothie is going to satisfy both!


And it's so super easy to make!



Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cream Smoothie
Source: Cookaholic Wife creation
Servings: 2
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Ingredients:
    • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk (can be flavored)
    • 2 scoops Barlean’s Chocolate Silk Greens
    • 1 pint dairy-free cookies and cream ice cream
    • 6 chocolate chip cookies, divided
    • 3 tbsp chocolate sauce
    • sprinkles/jimmies
    • dairy-free whipped cream or coconut whipped cream

Directions:

1. Combine the almond milk, Barlean’s Chocolate Silk greens, ice cream and 4 cookies together in a blender. Blend until fully combined.
2. Pour chocolate sauce on a plate and swirl the rims of two glasses through it.
3. Pour sprinkles on a plate and swirl the chocolate coated glasses through them, creating a candy crust.
4. Pour the blended mixture into the glass, top with a dollop of whipped cream and a cookie.



Optional: to thicken the smoothie you could add a banana or ice. And if adding the banana makes you decide you want to drink this for breakfast, well, you'll find no judgement from me! :)




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