Chunky Monkey Ice Cream Protein Shake

2 Cups
1 hr 5 min

This Chunky Monkey Protein Shake is made with frozen bananas, collagen and yogurt and topped with walnuts and chocolate chunks for a drink that tastes like the ice cream flavor! Thick, creamy and perfect for a breakfast or post-workout smoothie.


Replies to an Insta story question a while ago said you guys wanted funky protein shake ideas, so here’s one!


Little secret though: I didn’t actually have the Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey ice cream to compare this with. But considering that’s a banana flavored ice cream and has walnuts and fudge, I think this is pretty close.


I guess there isn’t any fudge in here, but I think I’d prefer chocolate chips or chunks over fudge. All for that crunch!

Chunky Monkey Ice Cream Protein Shake

Recipe details

  • 2  Cups
  • Prep time: 1 Hours Cook time: 5 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 5 min
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Ingredients


  • 1 medium Ripe Banana, 120g
  • ⅓ cup Non-fat Greek Yogurt, or other, about 66g
  • 2 scoops Unflavored Collagen, about 15g, see notes for sub
  • 2 tsp Maple Syrup, Stevia Sweetened preferred
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 4-5 Ice Cubes, optional

Instructions


Chop (about 1-2” thick) the banana and freeze for 1-2 hours until solid.
Transfer frozen banana into a blender or food processor along with remaining ingredients: yogurt, collagen, maple syrup and vanilla. Add ice cubes for a thicker shake.
Blend for about 45 seconds until combined.

Tips

  • To replace collagen, use ½ scoop Protein Powder, and omit the maple syrup and vanilla.
  • To make this Paleo or Vegan, use a Almond or Coconut based yogurt.

Haylee Jane Monteiro
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