Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Now and then, I want a smoothie. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie is my go-to because I love all chocolate and peanut butter pairings, and because this has bananas in it, it’s very filling. There was a time when I was making daily trips to Tropical Smoothie for my smoothie fix, but nowadays, I just blend one up at home whenever the craving hits.

The ingredients in this smoothie are pretty straightforward.

Cocoa powder: I suggest an unsweetened cocoa powder, so the smoothie isn’t too sweet.

Frozen bananas: I like to freeze mine for quick smoothie making, and once they are frozen, they will add a nice consistent creaminess.

Oat milk: this is my personal favorite, but any other dairy or non-dairy milk such as almond or cashew will work as well.

Peanut butter: I used creamy peanut butter. You can also use powdered peanut butter using the same measurements.

Vanilla extract: optional but really good for a smooth balance.

It’s a smoothie, so feel free to add any other additions, replacements, or protein powders that you would normally enjoy in your smoothie. Other ingredients to consider for various health benefits are avocado, cauliflower, oats, chia seeds, almond butter, and spinach.

Chocolate Peanut Butter smoothie

How to make this Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth. Garnish with chopped chocolate if desired, and that’s it! You can enjoy this smoothie for breakfast, lunch, or, if you’re like me, as an evening dessert.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

  • Author: Jaylynn Little
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A quick a delicious chocolate peanut butter smoothie using bananas, unsweetened cocoa powder, and peanut butter


Ingredients

Units Scale

2 ripe frozen bananas

3/4 cup ice

1 cup oat milk

1/2 cup creamy peanut putter

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp vanilla extract


Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth. Garnish with chopped chocolate is desired.

Notes

Use any milk you prefer

I suggest ripe bananas because they will offer sweetness to the smoothie

Peanut butter powder can be used instead of creamy peanut butter

Keywords: Chocolate peanut butter smoothie

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  1. I’ve made this no less than 10 times since it was posted and it’s unbelievable how simple and delicious it is. Any way to incorporate Greek yogurt into it?

    1. Hi Lisa! It’s such a delicious smoothie so I’m glad you like it. I think greek yogurt would be excellent in this. It would probably make it nice and creamy.

  2. The best smoothie I’ve ever tried!

  3. Yum so good! Makes a good amount – I split it with someone. Thanks!

  4. Very very good but I divided it i to 4 small glass ramekins and it was still 264 calories each! I’ll definitely play with the ingredients to lessen the calories.

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