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Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

    A healthy spin on an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, this smoothie is packed with protein and full of rich, chocolate flavor.

    Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

    I’m not sure where the time went by my littlest one just turned six months old. How the HECK did that happen so quickly?! Everyone jokes that he is always smiling. Admittedly, he is a super chill, friendly, and smiley baby.

    Jacob 6 Months Old

    He is the token laid-back second kid that tricks you into wanting a third. While he is usually in good spirits, he is also cutting teeth and it has been a royal pain in his mouth. As a result, he isn’t sleeping very well and we are back to 2-3 feedings a night.

    Jacob Yoga Twist

    Mama is exhausted and apparently I’m also starving because this Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie is exactly what I was craving during a recent 4am nursing session. The very next morning I woke up and made this smoothie to satisfy my craving. Man, did it hit the spot!

    Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

    Rich cocoa flavor is sweetened naturally with a ripe banana and blended with creamy yogurt and oats to create a guilt-free smoothie that tastes more like a cookie than breakfast. If you love salt and chocolate as much as I do, be sure to check out my Lemon Shortbread with Salted Chocolate Drizzle and Chocolate Dipped Oranges with Sea Salt.

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    Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

    Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

    4.58 stars average
    A healthy spin on an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, this smoothie is packed with protein and full of rich, chocolate flavor.
    PREP: 5 mins
    TOTAL: 5 mins
    Servings: 2


    • 1 ripe banana
    • 1 cup plain low fat yogurt
    • ½ cup oats (old fashioned or quick cooking)
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 2 scoops chocolate protein protein (+ 1 cup water)
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ice to thicken


    • Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and puree until smooth. Start with a handful of ice and add more until you’ve reached desired consistency.


    For a thicker smoothie, use more ice.


    Calories: 240kcalCarbohydrates: 37.7gProtein: 17.7gFat: 3.2gSaturated Fat: 1.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 368mgFiber: 5.3gSugar: 13.6g

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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:


    1. Trying this smoothie for lunch today. It’s quite good. I used hemp powder instead of protein powder, and it’s still pretty tasty. nice recipe.

    2. Is this entire smoothie 240 calories, i.e. how it is written? Is 16 oz. a serving? Is it 8 oz? Confuse with servings vs. calories

    3. Sounds amazing! I was wondering if there was a substitute for the protein powder as i have none at the moment and I have my eye on this for breakfast tomorrow! :)

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