What’s a better treat than a dairy-free milkshake in the summer? You get to slurp your ice cream through a straw and you can add in any yummy extra treats you’d like from cookie crumbs to brownie pieces and syrup flavors. You can add your favorite spices like cinnamon or garnish with fancy little mint leaves — enjoy your milkshake however you wish! Just don’t forget to use a reusable straw!

Try these 15 delicious, refreshing dairy-free milkshake recipes from the Food Monster App and never run out of dessert ideas this summer!


1. Mint Brownie Shake 

Vegan 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.

2. Cinnamon Vanilla Milkshake 

Cinnamon vanilla milkshake

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Nothing hits the spot like a milkshake! The cinnamon in this Vanilla Milkshake by Desiree Rodriguez not only gives it a great rich flavor but also has anti-inflammatory properties and lowers blood sugar.


3. Golden Banana Milkshake 

Vegan golden banana milkshake

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The Golden Banana Milkshake recipe 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!

4. Cookie Dough Milkshake 

Vegan 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 recipe by Harriet Porterfield is a winner! Thick and creamy, gently infused with vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg and sweetened naturally with medjool dates.


5. Chocolate Chip Cookie Milkshake 

Chocolate chip cookie milkshake

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This Chocolate Chip Cookie Milkshake by Holly Jade is an ultra creamy vegan chocolate chip milkshake, with chunks of dairy-free chocolate and vanilla ice-cream. A delicious and very luxurious drink.


6. Strawberry Maca Milkshake 

Vegan strawberry maca milkshake

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All you’re going to need for this insanely mouth-watering, healthy milkshake are 6 ingredients. This superfood Strawberry Maca Milkshake by Olivia Budgen tastes like an indulgent treat, but you can have it anytime because it’s so healthy for you.

7. Caramelized Banana Rum Shake 

Vegan Caramelized Banana Rum Milkshake

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This Caramelized Banana Rum Shake by Annie Oliverio gets its bulk solely from bananas whose sweet, rich flavor are lovingly brought out by a light sprinkle of pure maple sugar and a quick “sunbath” under the broiler.


8. Easy Vanilla Marshmallow Shakes 

Vegan Easy Vanilla Marshmallow Shakes with whipped cream

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You’re only 5 ingredients and less than 5 minutes away from these fluffy Easy Vanilla Marshmallow Shakes by Tori Cooper.

9. Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake 

Vegan Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake

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Whip up this delicious Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake by Rebecca Jacobs! Full of flavanols from the raw cocoa powder, and wonderful omega 3’s this shake 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!

10. Creamy Coconut Shake With Raspberries 

Vegan Creamy Coconut Milkshake With Raspberries

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Oh my. Isn’t this gorgeous? This Creamy Coconut Shake With Raspberries by Deniz Kilic has a chocolate topping with an edge of even more chocolate, and buckwheat grains, which you can “nibble” — little surprise crunchies! How cute? Satisfying, healthy, but seriously decadent.

11. Neapolitan ‘Milk’ Shakes

Vegan Neapolitan Milkshake

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For the days when you crave something chocolate-y, fruity, and vanilla-y, this vegan Neapolitan ‘Milk’ Shake by The Rachels will be there for you.

12. Unicorn Frappuccino 

Vegan Unicorn Frappuccino

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In case you haven’t noticed, unicorn food is totally trendy right now. You don’t have to go to Starbucks for their unicorn frappuccino – you can make your own version at home (it’s basically just a milkshake) with this Unicorn Frappuccino recipe by Holly Jade. All you have to do is grab some fresh strawberries, blueberries, and whatever you want to garnish!

13. Peanut Butter Caramel Ribbon Golden Milkshake 

Vegan Peanut Butter Caramel Golden Milkshake

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Golden milk, turmeric juice, hot toddys, and turmeric lattes are popping up in juice cafes, coffee shops, and grocery stores. However, if you want something more on the refreshing side, this Peanut Butter Caramel Ribbon Golden Milkshake by Emma D’Alessandro is chock full of all sorts of good-for-you ingredients from turmeric to apricots, avocado, dates, cinnamon, and coconut milk. Not to mention the delicious peanut butter caramel ribbon drizzled in. Yum!

14. Ube Milkshake 

Vegan ube milkshake

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Ube or purple yam is a root vegetable popular in Filipino cuisine. This Ube Milkshake recipe by RG Enriquez combines the decadence of a creamy milkshake and the nutrients of ube. Top it with soy whipped cream, cocoa syrup, caramel syrup, rice crisps, and nuts or mix it with boba pearls, banana slices, chia seeds, goji berries. The possibilities are endless!

15. Coconut Milkshakes and Cookies 

Dairy-free coconut milkshakes and cookies

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This recipe by Kelly Farrier is a fun and indulgent treat that also nourishes your body with healthy and wholesome ingredients, like oats, coconut, and nuts. The Coconut 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. This is the perfect summer treat to get kids involved in the kitchen or just to treat yourself.

If you enjoy recipes like this, check out 15 Dairy-Free Chocolate Ice Cream Recipes and 10 Raw-Some Ice Cream Recipes! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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