Energizing Coffee Tofu Smoothie

This is a vegan energizing smoothie made with coffee and tofu for a protein boost.

Tofu blends very well in smoothies and does not impact the taste at all. Try it!

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Coffee Tofu Smoothie

Energizing Coffee Tofu Smoothie

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Whip up a coffee tofu smoothie for a unique breakfast! Blend silken tofu, brewed coffee, apple, and maple syrup for a creamy, protein-rich, energizing drink.

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


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  • 1 apple (cored and diced)
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu
  • 1 tsp of instant coffee (or a shot of cold espresso)
  • 1 tsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp of almond butter
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 cubes of ice


  1. Drain the silken tofu and measure the rest of the ingredients as listed.
  2. To a high-speed blender or a personal blender, add the silken tofu with the almond milk, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Blend for 2-3 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  4. Serve and drink up!


*For smoothie benefits, variations, and more, scroll past the recipe!

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


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 301
  • Sugar: 26.5g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.5g
  • Fiber: 6.4g
  • Protein: 11.2g

Benefits of Coffee And Tofu Smoothie

Coffee Tofu Smoothie being poured into a glass cuo

This breakfast tofu smoothie is energizing, high in protein, and so easy to make.

The tofu helps thicken the smoothie and makes it creamy.

Other benefits of this protein tofu smoothie include:

  • Plant-Based Nutrition: Vegan-friendly, providing a range of nutrients without animal products.
  • Sustained Energy: The combination of natural sugars, protein, and healthy fats offers long-lasting energy, ideal for a filling breakfast.
  • Protein Source: Silken tofu and almond butter contribute plant-based protein. A serving of this smoothie contains 11.2g of protein.
  • Fiber-Rich: The apple provides dietary fiber, promoting digestive health and further contributing to the feeling of fullness.
  • Antioxidant Benefits: Apples and coffee contain antioxidants.
  • Heart Health: Almond butter’s healthy fats support cardiovascular health.
  • Caffeine Boost: The coffee offers a caffeine kick, improving alertness and focus, ideal for starting your day.

If you enjoy tofu smoothies, you should also try my chocolate tofu smoothie, as well as my banana and tofu smoothie!

Oh, and definitely also try my breakfast protein coffee smoothie recipe!

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes

Coffee Tofu Smoothie topped with coffee beans

You can explore some variations of this smoothie that I have tested and enjoyed, should you want to!

Here they are:

  1. Nut-Free Smoothie: Swap the almond milk for oat or soy milk, and use sun butter instead of almond butter. Alternatively, you can use oats or chia seeds.
  2. Boost The Protein: You can increase the protein content even more if you add a scoop of protein powder.
  3. Use Different Fruit: For an even thicker smoothie, you can use banana, mango, or pineapple instead of apple.
  4. Boost Nutrition: Add a handful of greens like spinach for extra nutrients without impacting the flavor.

Coffee Tofu Smoothie

Blender Compatability:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

Since the smoothie doesn’t require frozen fruits, except a few cubes of ice, all of my blenders worked with the recipe.

If you have any other type of blender or brand not listed above, let me know if the recipe works with it!

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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