Indulge in this easy chocolate pear smoothie featuring a classic combination of pears and chocolate!

Satisfy your chocolate cravings while nourishing your body.

Explore recipe tips, smoothie benefits, and more below!

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Chocolate Pear Smoothie

Chocolate Pear Smoothie (3-Ingredients)

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Indulge guilt-free in this Chocolate Pear Smoothie – a luscious blend of sweet pears and cocoa. Satisfy cravings deliciously with every sip!

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

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup diced sweet pears
  • 2 tbsp good quality cocoa powder (or cacao powder)
  • 1 cup dairy-free milk (unsweetened )

Instructions

  1. Wash, core, and dice the pear/s. Leave the skin on, since most of the fiber content is in the skin!
  2. Add all the ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth for about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

The smoothie can be consumed as soon as it’s blended, or stored for later.

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

Nutrition

  • Calories: 187
  • Sugar: 16
  • Fat: 5.6
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2
  • Carbohydrates: 29
  • Protein: 5.3

The Benefits Of This Chocolate And Pear Smoothie

Even though this vegan chocolate smoothie tastes like a dessert, it is far from unhealthy.

The smoothie contains 3-ingredients but packs a whole load of goodness!

Chocolate Pear Smoothie

Some of  the main benefits of this pear smoothie for weight loss include:

  • Nutrient-Rich Pears:
  • Antioxidant-Rich Cocoa:
    • The cocoa in the smoothie provides antioxidants that may support heart health and combat oxidative stress.
  • It’s Vegan!
    • The chocolate smoothie is suitable for lactose-intolerant individuals and vegans alike.
  • Satisfying and Low-Calorie:
    • A satisfying, flavorful option that is lower in calories compared to many other smoothies or chocolate desserts.
  • Boosts Energy:
    • The combination of sweet pears, cocoa’s antioxidants, and dairy-free milk provides a nutrient-packed blend, offering a natural energy boost to kickstart your day.
  • Versatility:
    • Easily customizable and adaptable to personal taste preferences.
  • Aids in Weight Loss:
    • Low in calories and high in fiber, this cacao smoothie promotes satiety, helping control cravings and contributing to a balanced, weight-conscious diet.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my healthy Snickers smoothie and date smoothie recipe!

How To Customize The Smoothie

A hand holding a glass cup of chocolate smoothie

The 3 ingredients used to make this tasty chocolate and pear smoothie are a great base for you to make an even more interesting and nutrient-dense smoothie.

I have tested numerous different versions of this smoothie since I have probably made it over 20 times now. Each time I tried something different.

If you want this recipe, here are some suggestions that I have personally tested which all work very well:

  • Make this chocolate pear smoothie high in protein by adding a scoop or two of protein powder. For extra chocolatey flavor, use chocolate protein powder!
  • Add more richness and depth to the drink by adding a tablespoon of nut butter. I personally tested almond butter, and it work very well with the pear and chocolate.
  • If you are not vegan, swap the almond milk for a cup of yogurt. Yogurt adds creaminess, protein, and gut-friendly bacteria.
  • Add another classic ingredient that works well with chocolate – strawberries! Use 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries for a tasty twist to this smoothie.

Make It a Smoothie Bowl

If you haven’t yet tried a chocolate smoothie bowl, I urge you to do so ASAP!

To turn this smoothie into a smoothie bowl, use the listed ingredients, but add 1 cup of frozen banana slices.

This will thicken the smoothie, making it the perfect consistency of a smoothie bowl.

Finally, add your desired smoothie bowl toppings and dig in!

A chocolate smoothie being poured into a glass cup

Recipe Questions From The Community

I always share my newly developed smoothie recipes with my smoothie community on YouTube first.

I then gather the feedback, tweak the recipe if needed, and finally write up the recipe on my blog.

All the chocolate lovers from my community loved the recipe. 

However, I received a couple of questions from some, which I will also answer in this recipe post:

Can I Use Frozen Pears Instead Of Fresh Pears?

Yes, you can use frozen pears instead of fresh, in fact, it's better to use frozen pears, since they will make your smoothie a lot thicker and refreshing!

I Am Allergic To Nuts - What Can I Use Instead Of Almond Milk?

The almond milk can easily be substituted for either oat milk, soy milk or regular dairy milk if you are not vegan.

When Should I Drink This Smoothie For Weight Loss?

The smoothie is best consumed in the afternoon, if you want to use it for weight loss. The reason for this is because it will help curb cravings, especially during a time when we often snack on unhealthy high calorie foods.

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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