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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

    This high protein breakfast smoothie is made with creamy, natural peanut butter and plenty of rich cocoa. The ultimate busy-morning breakfast recipe for on-the-go!

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

    Recently I was joking with my friend that some days I wish my six year old would be happy with a simple bowl of cereal for breakfast instead of his usual morning smoothie.

    Asher and Mommy May 2016

    Truth be told: it’s not happening. He is smoothie obsessed and I have no one to blame but myself!

    Liz Pouring the Smoothie

    Now that he has started Kindergarten, I’m always working to tweak his morning smoothie recipe so that he heads off to school with plenty of protein and other nutrients. This chocolate peanut butter smoothie recipe is made with unsweetened cocoa powder and is naturally sweetened with a ripe banana, no added sugar or honey needed.

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Breakfast Smoothie Recipe 1

    For omega-3’s, protein and fiber, I add in a scoop of flax seed meal. You don’t taste it in the final product but it is a great nutrient boost to add to muffins, pancakes, waffles, etc.

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

    To make the smoothie extra thick, add in extra ice or start with frozen bananas.

    Your straw is waiting.

    Peanut Butter Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

    4.17 stars average
    This high protein breakfast smoothie is made with creamy, natural peanut butter and plenty of rich cocoa.
    PREP: 5 mins
    TOTAL: 5 mins
    Servings: 1



    • Place the first 7 ingredients (banana through nutmeg) in blender along with 1/2 cup water. Puree until smooth. Add ice to taste and puree until smooth before serving. 

    Recipe Video


    Serving: 1glassCalories: 366kcalCarbohydrates: 41.7gProtein: 24.3gFat: 14.6gSaturated Fat: 3.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11.5gSodium: 243mgFiber: 18.4gSugar: 11g

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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:


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