Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough Blizzard

I LOVE ice cream, frozen yogurt, but most of all, Dairy Queen’s Cookie Dough Blizzard. When it comes to fast-food soft serves, Dairy Queen’s Blizzard totally trumps their competition. If you aren’t familiar with DQ Blizzards, they’re ultra thick soft serve shakes with various toppings bended in. They’re so thick that when you flip the cup over, nothing comes out!

Although they’re mouth watering good, I have to admit that I feel kind of crappy from the extreme sugar rush upon eating one. Since creating my Healthy Frosty, I have been daydreaming about a healthy healthy Blizzard. Below I have included the calorie count for large DQ blizzards, so you can see how crazy it is!

Nutrition Facts for DQ Blizzards: 

  • Banana Cream Pie Blizzard (Large): 1090 Calories
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard (Large): 1060 Calories
  • Georgia Mud Fudge Blizzard (Large) 1340 Calories
  • Chocolate Xtreme Blizzard (Large): 1420 Calories
  • Georgia Mud Fudge Blizzard (Large) 1340 Calories
  • Cookie Dough Blizzard (Large): 1020 Calories

Scary? Um yes!

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Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough Blizzard
Serves 1

1 frozen banana
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 Tbsp (or 2 “bites”) of Vegan Cookie Dough

Combine frozen banana, almond milk, and vegan cookie dough in a high powered blender or food processor and blend until thick and creamy.

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21 Comments on Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough Blizzard

    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 6:06 pm (1 year ago)

      Thanks Caroline! Frozen bananas are the BEST! I use them in so many smoothies!

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  1. Stephanie
    October 9, 2013 at 6:00 pm (1 year ago)

    Looks delish :D I have a big sweet tooth so I love the fact you have so many healthy alternatives for sweet stuff. It’s awesome :) you are very creative and smart!!

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    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 6:05 pm (1 year ago)

      Me too! I feel like I’m always making healthy desserts :) My sweet tooth gets out of control! I promise I eat veggies too. haha!

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    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 7:21 pm (1 year ago)

      Thanks Alyssa!

      Reply
  2. Anna
    October 9, 2013 at 6:40 pm (1 year ago)

    I just read your weight loss story and is impressive! I would really like to achieve my goals too!
    I also saw te rabbit food pyramid and loved it..
    My question is.. Could you write a post about tips for follow the diet and stay on track?! Really appreciate it
    Delicious récipe! tried it with coconut milk & it was perfect..
    thanks Catherine :)

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    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 7:22 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you so much Anna! If you scroll down a bit I did a refresher on how to make meals using the pyramid as a guide for portion sizes :)

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  3. Lauren
    October 9, 2013 at 7:10 pm (1 year ago)

    Do you peel the banana before you peel it? I’ve heard a lot about frozen bananas but I’m not sure how to do it! lol. This sounds so yummy!

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    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 7:21 pm (1 year ago)

      Hi Lauren! Yes peel first! I like to let the bananas get super ripe and “cheetah spotted” first. Then peel, place in a ziplock or tupperware and freeze! If your blender isn’t super high powered (I have a Vitamix) I would recommend chopping the banana up into smaller pieces before freezing!

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  4. Lauren
    October 9, 2013 at 7:11 pm (1 year ago)

    whoops, before you FREEZE it lol

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  5. Holly Waterfall
    October 9, 2013 at 7:37 pm (1 year ago)

    What an AWESOME Idea! I was drooling over your bites the other day, and this is a wonderful way to use them. Yum!

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    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 9:08 pm (1 year ago)

      Thanks Holly! My new favorite dessert!

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  6. Jan @ Sprouts n Squats
    October 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm (1 year ago)

    YUM!! Woah this looks great! I have a yonanas maker to make great banana ice cream but I’m going to have to make this :)

    Just shared on twitter, as other ppl NEED to see this recipe!

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    • Catherine
      October 9, 2013 at 10:36 pm (1 year ago)

      I’m obsessed with my Yonanas! It’s one of my fav kitchen appliances! Thank you for sharing my recipe <3

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  7. Heather Joy
    October 10, 2013 at 7:15 am (1 year ago)

    Do you know what the nutritional breakdown is for your vegan milkshake? Or rather, just the calorie information. I’m curious how it stands next to the DQ Blizzards you posted the calorie counts for.

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  8. Aurora
    October 15, 2013 at 2:45 pm (1 year ago)

    I used this recipe, but I just used oatmeal instead, and it was delicious!

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  9. Melissa Bowen
    October 16, 2013 at 9:18 am (1 year ago)

    I am going to have to try this:) It looks amazing!. Hope all is well!!

    Stay healthy & happy,
    Melissa
    LittleBlueDress4Change.blogspot.com

    Reply

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