Red Velvet Shake

Red Velvet Shake

Red Velvet Shake

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An old bakery treat in dairy-free milkshake form

Cherries, Cocoa Powder, Vanilla,


  • vanilla almond milk (unsweetened) - 1.5 cups (360ml)
  • vanilla extract - 1 tsp. (5ml)
  • cocoa powder - 2 Tbsp. (30ml)
  • rolled oats - 1/4 cup (60ml)
  • banana (peeled & frozen) - 1 whole
  • cherries (frozen) - 1 cup (240ml) (154 g)
  • ice - 1 cup
  • (optional) protein powder - 1 scoop


  1. Place all ingredients into Vitamix container
  2. Blend on high for 30-60 seconds (or use “Smoothie” program)
  3. Pour into large glass
  4. Top with dairy-free whip (recipe in Strawberry Shortcake post) and shaved chocolate
  5. Snap a pic and tag #lifeisNOYOKE
  6. Enjoy!

Useful tips for Red Velvet Shake

If cherries are in season, use fresh ones. Just make sure to pit them first.

You want this shake to be thick, don’t overblend. Use the tamper to push the frozen ingredients into the blade if necessary.