Coffee Protein Shake For Weight Loss

A delicious coffee protein shake recipe weight loss that contains simple ingredients. This shake is perfect for people who are trying to lose weight, but also need that extra protein.

Coffee Protein Shake For Weight Loss

Can You Drink Protein Shakes While Trying to Lose Belly Fat?

Protein shakes if customized correctly can serve any purpose, even fat loss. Protein is essential for people who are trying to lose weight.

Furthermore, protein promotes satiety and a feeling of fullness. If you are feeling full, you are less likely to indulge in high-calorie meals or snacks.

However, it’s important to note, that if you want your protein shakes for weight loss to have the effect you want i.e. weight loss, then it’s important that you make them low-calorie.

Some protein shakes, especially pre-made, can contain a lot of calories, so always watch the calories!

A high protein low calorie protein shake is perfect for weight loss.

Homemade Weight Loss Protein Shake Macros

If you are dieting, it’s important that you track how many calories you are consuming. 

We are going to break down the macros for this homemade protein shake for weight loss for you, so you can fit this into your daily macro goal.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 31.1g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates:  22.4g
  • Of which sugars: 14g
  • Fiber: 7g

This is a high protein low calorie shake, it will fill you up, and help you lose weight!

How To Make Coffee Protein Shake Recipe No Banana

You will need:

  • Vanilla Protein Powder
  • Shot Of Espresso
  • Dates
  • Peanut Butter
  • Almond Milk
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Ice
  • Chia Seeds

The method of making this coffee protein shake for weight loss is very simple.

Add all of your ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth, for about 2-3 minutes.

Serve immediately and enjoy this coffee smoothie for weight loss.

How To Make Coffee Protein Shake Without Protein Powder

To make this recipe without protein powder, here is what to use:

  • Instead of 1 tbsp of Greek yogurt, use 2-3.
  • Add an additional tablespoon of peanut butter.
  • Add an additional tablespoon of chia seeds.
  • Instead of 200 ml of almond milk, use 250-300 ml.

This won’t provide you with the same amount of protein content, but the amount will come close. 

Substitutions: (Optional)

Just in case you don’t have some ingredients listed above, we have some substitutions recommendations you can make:

  • Instead of chia seeds, you can use flaxseeds or oats.
  • For an even greater amount of protein content in this shake, use low fat milk instead of almond milk.
  • Instead of espresso, you can just use brewed coffee instead (i.e. instant coffee).
  • If you are nut-free, use sunflower seed butter instead of peanut butter.

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Coffee Protein Shake For Weight Loss

Coffee Protein Shake For Weight Loss

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A delicious coffee protein shake recipe weight loss that contains simple ingredients.

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


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  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 shot of cold espresso (or 1/4 cup of brewed coffee)
  • 56 cubes of ice
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • 23 pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp Greek yogurt (unsweetened)


  1. Brew the coffee, and let it cool.
  2. If your dates are not soft, soak them in hot water for 5 minutes, then drain them and let them cool
  3. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 300
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.4g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Protein: 31.1g
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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