Chunky Monkey Smoothie – Gluten-free, Dairy free

One of my husband’s favorite ice creams is Ben and Jerry’s Chunky Monkey; so when I found a recipe for a Chunky Monkey Smoothie, I knew I had to make it. And yes, it tastes just like a Chunky Monkey 🙂

Chunky Monkey Smoothie
adapted from an internet recipe – source unknown


2-3 bananas* – approx. 1 1/2 bananas per person
3 Tbsp Hersey’s Dark Cocoa Powder – Any cocoa powder will work
3 cups rice milk, plus extra for thinning – substitute with any dairy-free milk on hand
1-2 Tbsp peanut butter

Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend on High until fully incorporated (approx. 1-2 minutes).  If the smoothie appears to be too thick, and the blender is having difficulties mixing, add a 1/2 a cup of milk at a time until it reaches the constancy you like.

Serve in your favorite cup and enjoy!

*If you are using frozen bananas, remove from freezer and warm them on the counter, or microwave them for 5-10 seconds.  Then peel back the skin and use.



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