Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

This is a healthy chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie, that will satisfy your sweet cravings, in a very healthy way!

If you are trying to eat healthier, but you want something comforting and indulgent, you have to make this chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie!

It’s cooling, refreshing, chocolatey, delicious and so much more!

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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

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Indulge guilt-free in a Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie, a rich blend that satisfies sweet cravings while packing in protein and nutrients.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup frozen bananas
  • 2 heaped tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. To a high-speed blender add the yogurt, peanut butter, and cacao first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until completely smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Pour into a glass cup and add your favorite toppings.
  4. Now dig in and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 322
  • Sugar: 23.1g
  • Fat: 11.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.6g
  • Fiber: 7.1g
  • Protein: 17.1g

Why You Have To Make This Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie served in a tall thin glass cup surrounded by chocolate squares and greens

My cacao smoothie was a huge hit with my family and followers on Pinterest, so I decided to double down on making chocolate smoothies

This chocolate peanut butter smoothie is my second favorite chocolate smoothie ever!

Here’s why I love it, and why I think you will love it too:

  1. Decadent Taste: The rich chocolate flavor from the cacao powder combined with the creamy peanut butter and sweet banana makes this smoothie taste like a dessert, satisfying sweet cravings healthily.
  2. Protein-Packed: With Greek yogurt and peanut butter, this smoothie offers a substantial protein boost, perfect for muscle repair after workouts or keeping you full longer.
  3. Energy Boosting: The natural sugars in banana provide a quick energy boost, while the healthy fats in peanut butter offer sustained energy.
  4. Nutrient-Rich: Packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, this smoothie supports overall health, including potassium from bananas for heart health and magnesium from cacao.
  5. High in Fiber: The fiber from the banana and cacao powder aids digestion and promotes gut health.
  6. Easy and Quick to Prepare: Simple to make with just a few ingredients, it’s a go-to option for a nutritious snack or a healthy dessert that doesn’t require much time or effort.
  7. Versatile: Easily customizable to dietary needs or preferences, such as using different types of milk or adding supplements like protein powder for an extra nutritional boost.
  8. Guilty Pleasure Without the Guilt: Offers the indulgence of a chocolate and peanut butter combo without the added sugars and fats of traditional desserts, aligning with health and fitness goals.

If you enjoy this smoothie, you should also try my chocolate smoothie for weight loss and my chocolate date smoothie!

Oh, and of course, my chocolate smoothie bowl recipe!

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie being poured into a tall thin glass cup from a blender jug

There are many ways you can make this smoothie.

Here are some ingredient substitutions you can make that can accommodate your taste and what you have in your house.

  • The Cacao: Substitute cacao powder for cocoa powder.
  • Swap The Banana: Use frozen mango instead of banana if you don’t like bananas.
  • The Nut Butter: Use almond butter instead of peanut butter if you don’t like PB.
  • The Base: Use any milk of choice, instead of almond milk.
  • Vegan-Friendly: Swap the Greek yogurt for a vegan alternative. I used coconut yogurt, and it works wonderfully.

Smoothie Add-ins:

  1. Extra Chocolate Flavor: Add a scoop of chocolate protein powder for an ultra chocolate-rich smoothie and more protein!
  2. Add Seeds: A tablespoon of chia seeds or flaxseeds can add extra nutrients to the smoothie!
  3. Greens: Throw a handful of spinach, it won’t impact the flavor, but it will add many nutrients.

Equipment:

I have only ever made this smoothie using:

  1. My Nutribullet 600
  2. Amzchef
  3. Vitamix

The smoothie works perfectly with these 3 blenders.

However, I have not tested the recipe with other blenders and models. 

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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