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Mint Chip Espresso Shake

Mint chip espresso shake is fresh, caffeinated, lightly sweet, and a more wholesome take on takeout blended coffee drinks. Naturally sweetened!
Cuisine Dairy-free, Vegan
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword espresso, mint, mint chip, shake, smoothie, summer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 -2
Calories 142kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 shots of espresso (see notes for alternatives)
  • ¼ cup mint leaves (do not pack)
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon nut/seed butter of choice (I used almond)
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • tiny pinch of sea salt
  • sweetener of choice, to taste
  • ice (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cacao nibs

Instructions

  • In an upright blender, combine the non-dairy milk, espresso, mint, banana, nut/seed butter, vanilla, sea salt, sweetener of choice, and ice (if using). Blend on high until smooth, about 30 seconds. Turn off the blender and add the cacao nibs. Blend the shake one more time until you have little cacao nib flecks, about 5 seconds. Enjoy the mint chip espresso shake immediately!

Notes

  • No problem if you can’t make espresso at home! Just use ¼ cup very strong coffee or even strongly brewed herbal “coffee” like Teeccino.
  • You can skip the vanilla if you’re using an “unsweetened vanilla” type of non-dairy milk.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5recipe | Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g