A Chocolate-Covered Guest Post

Hi friends 😀 It’s been a crazybusyawesome day over here, so I’m very excited to post this guest post from a very good bloggy friend, Katie :)

She’s the mastermind behind so many delicious vegan recipes (banana bread in a bowl? yes please), and I was so glad she stopped by!

See ya in the morning 😉



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Hi chocolate pudding pops!

I’m Katie, of the blog: Chocolate-Covered Katie, and I’m so super-honored that Gina asked me to write a guest post for her, because I think she’s basically the coolest thing since sliced bread (or sliced chocolate cake. What’s so cool about sliced bread anyways?).

Lately, I’ve been on a raw-milkshake kick, giving healthy makeovers to sinful milkshake flavors such as:

cake batter milkshake

Cake-Batter Milkshake

With healthy milkshakes on the brain, I knew that’s what I wanted to write about today. So here’s my healthier (and 100% raw) version of a chocolate chip cookie dough milkshake:


Raw Cookie Dough Milkshake

(Based off the Mint-Chocolate Chip Milkshake)

  • 1 frozen large banana, as ripe as possible
  • cacao nibs (or chocolate chips), and raw oats (blend some in the shake, and save some for the top)
  • 2/3 cup milk (For an extremely rich, “ice cream”-like shake, try coconut milk. Also, use more or less, depending on desired thickness.)
  • A few raw Cookie Dough Balls (pictured below)
  • Optional: 1/4 tsp vanilla extract, a pinch of sea salt
  • Optional: Add a pinch of xantham and guar gums (or just reduce the milk) to turn the shake into pudding or ice cream.

Blend everything together and pour into a glass.

cookie dough

Then proceed to crumble a Raw Cookie Dough Ball on top.

Voila! Liquid Cookie Dough!

On my blog, I try to show that healthy food can taste amazing when it’s prepared the right way. One shouldn’t have to choose between good health and good taste; you can have your cake (preferably chocolate!) and eat it too.

Please do stop by sometime, at Chocolate-Covered Katie, and say hi. I love meeting new bloggie or reader friends! Smile

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  1. Great post, Katie! Your pictures are so pretty!

  2. AAAAH KATIE YOU ARE SUCH A GENIUS!!! Love you girl!! That milkshake looks EVEN BETTER than the cake batter one I love so much!! I am DEFINITELy trying this tomorrow!! 😀

  3. WOW! This sounds delicious Katie!! I’m definitely bookmarking both recipes. I’m so happy the weather is getting warmer because I can drink smoothies and shakes without shivering through them! :)

  4. Katie always comes up with the best recipes! This one included :)

  5. I agree with Emma, Katie you are genius! Definitely going to try this recipe soon! 😀

  6. Katie rocks!!! I love ya Katie!!! Awesome Guest you had here Gina ; )

    xoxo <3

  7. Sounds wonderful! Everything looks delicious…I just want to grab that cookie dough ball right out of your hand and pop it in my mouth!

  8. i LOVE YOU KATIE!!! not only are your milkshakes and creations wonderful.. BUT YOU ARE TOO!!!

  9. I love the milkshake flavours that you post, Katie! I am going to have to try them all :)

  10. I die. This sounds so good :)

  11. love both of youuu!

  12. Mmmm!
    I’m in love already.
    Thanks for sharing Katie.

  13. I love your blog Katie — and thanks for not including any coconut recipes here :)

  14. I need to try this! yum!

  15. Katie + Gina = two of my fave ladies!

    Great tag team, girls :)

    I love the post, Katie.. Anything with cake batter and raw cookie dough in it…well, that’s a post I love!

    Gina, I hope you’re enjoying yourself…you sound crazy busy. Hope it’s all “good busy” catching up w/ friends :)

  16. ahh! hey ladies. (said in a non-creepy way) … katie has the best healthy icecreamlike smoothie ideas! :)

  17. cookie dough rocks!

  18. ooooh that looks fab!! :)

  19. Great post, Katie. That milkshake sounds fab!

  20. Love the sprinkles milkshake photo! This sounds amazing!

  21. Katieee! Love your blog, lady! And all of your fantabulous healthy dessert recipes .

  22. Ahhh Katie I love that you wrote a guest post! I didn’t think anything beat cake batter, but cookie dough with oats blended in? YUMMM :)

  23. mmmmm i never thought of making a doughy smoothie like that. it sounds great! thanks!

  24. I was crying into my breakfast nachos… :)

  25. I just need to wipe the drool off my keyboard and I’ll go make me a raw milkshake 😉 Thanks for the amazing recipes, Katie!!

  26. Ahh these both look so good! I’m gonna have to head over to your blog and check it out now. 😉

  27. Yay, I love you Katie! Excellent guest post. I see some raw milkshake recipes incorporating raw macaroons in the future (hint, hint) 😉

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