Dirty Date Shake

Dirty Date Shake

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Adjust Servings:
6 ounces Almond Milk
1 cup (heaping) Ice Cubes
1 scoop (optional) Collagen Powder
0.3 cup Espresso/Coffee
1 Tablespoon (heaping) Almond Butter
2 (pitted) Medjool Dates

Dirty Date Shake

  • 3 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Easy




A dirty date shake that is sweet, refreshing and has a boost of caffeine from espresso!

This dairy and refined sugar free shake is so good, you’ll think it’s a dessert!

Naturally sweetened from dates, this smoothie is a great pick me up any time of the day.

Dates are very nutritious and contain fiber, protein, magnesium, iron and more!

Getting enough fiber is important to our overall health.

The fiber from the dates can benefit the digestive health by preventing constipation and it promotes regular bowel movements.

Fresh medjool dates are great and I recommend buying the ones with the pit as it keeps them fresher longer.

Look for plump and soft dates that are not dry.

We’re keeping it dairy free with my homemade almond milk but you can use any kind of milk you like.

This dirty date shake also tasted great with soy milk, oat milk or even hemp milk!

Adding collagen powder makes this shake very creamy and frothy but you can skip this ingredient to keep it vegan.

Collagen has the ability to promote glowing and vibrant skin and is its essential protein provides elasticity to the skin, helping it to appear more youthful and healthy!

Blending the ingredients with ice makes this drink incredible refreshing.

You can also serve it over ice for a thinner consistency.

Easy, just 5 ingredients and less than 3 minutes to make!





Get Your Blender Out

Add all of the ingredients to your blender, starting with the almond milk.

Blend on medium speed until smooth.



This smoothie is best cold but you can also make a double batch and store it in your refrigerator in a sealed jar for up to 2 days.


Hi guys, so glad you are here! My food blog is about easy, colorful and mostly healthy recipes. I grew up in Germany and have been in the states since 2002. Currently, I am living in sunny Miami, FL! Please leave me a comment if you have questions or recipe requests and also follow me on social media via @foodbyjonister. Happy cooking and eating!

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Collagen Powder and almond butter for some great nutrients, yes! This is a great option for getting away from the sugary, pricey beverages out there!

This looks like a delicious and dare I say healthy alternative to a frappuccino – I can’t wait to try this in the morning, thanks!!

Such a delicious idea!! I grew up having these in Carlsbad, where date shakes started. And when we owned our ice cream shop, this was one of our flavors! But not with the coffee, again: such a great idea Joni! SO delicious!!

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