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THM Thin Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake [S]
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The Chick-fil-A Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake was my downfall in past years, but this year, I have an ally in staying in my slim jeans through the holiday season. This healthy version has only 2 grams of sugar, and packs a nice protein punch. And WOW, is it good!
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Snacks
Serves: 1
  • ½ c. cottage cheese (2% Daisy is my fave)
  • 1½- 2 c. ice
  • 1 c. unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 T or ¼ c. cream or ½ & ½
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. peppermint extract or 1-2 drops food grade essential oil
  • 1-2 T Erythritol (or Xylitol or Truvia) + stevia extract to taste
  • ⅛ t. gluccomannan or xanthan gum, optional
  • ½ oz. 85% dark chocolate bar
  1. (optional) To make garnish curls, warm chocolate to warmish room temp, and use a veggie peeler to make curls.
  2. Chop chocolate bar into smallish chunks and set aside.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to your blender, and blend until well combined and smooth.
  4. Add chopped chocolate and blend or pulse to chop them up to straw-sized chunks.
  5. Pour into a tall glass, and top with whipped cream & chocolate curls if you're feeling fancy.
  6. Enjoy!
Want to add a superfood boost? Add a serving of mint flavored chlorophyll instead of your mint extract, and enjoy a nice minty green smoothie.

Using a full ¼ cup of heavy cream creates a *very* heavy/rich S milkshake that I use only on special occasions and as a meal replacement. It's similar calorie wise to the Muffin in a Mug. If you want to lighten it up, half the shake with someone else, scale the cream back and/or sub half & half instead.
Recipe by Gwen's Nest at https://gwens-nest.com/thm-peppermint-chocolate-chip-milkshake-recipe/