Don't Knock it Until You Try it Zucchini Chocolate Banana Nut Milkshake

Don't Knock it Until You Try it Zucchini Chocolate Banana Nut Milkshake


"I discovered 2 giant zucchini in my garden. I decided to turn this treasure into a challenge and made a whole meal in which each course or dish featured zucchini in some way. This delicious concoction was what I came up with for dessert. The kids raved about it and asked for seconds."


10 m servings 300 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 30 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Blend the zucchini, bananas, cocoa powder, peanuts, sugar, and half and half in a food processor until smooth, thick, and creamy.
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  1. 48 Ratings


I made this for my boys back when 5thsister posted it on "the exchange". They loved it, had no idea there was any zucchini in it at all. I used Peanut Butter and Co's Bees Knees peanut butter an...

Outstanding !!!! Can't even taste the Zucchini and I even added more ! Used walnuts intead of peanuts and almond milk in place of half and half because that is what we had on hand . I would give...

I'm 5thsister's daughter, and both my younger brother and I love this recipe! We were a bit hesitant to try it at first (but in this house, you have to at least try), but quickly finished it and...

Excellent! I love the idea of adding zucchini to this smoothie. I made some changes for a healthier version: I omitted the sugar, used protein powder chocolate flavor instead of cocoa, soy milk ...

This is fabulous! I used fat-free half and half and natural peanut butter instead of the peanuts, and probably reduced the sugar by about half, but I didn't quite measure it out. It was perfec...

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!This was an awsome shake!!due to my kids diet needs I used 1/2 skim milk and 1/2 yougert in place of half and half. I also used 2 table spoons honey instead of sugar. what a grea...

My son, who is very picky about food, asked for seconds! I was thrilled that he was getting some zucchini and the added benefits from the banana + peanut butter (instead of nuts) + milk made me...

This is so good it's crazy. I used peanut butter instead of peanuts and skim milk instead of half and half. Everyone in my family loved it and nobody could believe the secret ingredient was zu...

Too sweet and too rich. I do like like the idea of using zucchini thou. Will try it again with less sugar and less chocolate.