Creamy Chocolate Protein Smoothie with Greek Yogurt

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This Chocolate Protein Smoothie has 42 grams of protein, ready in 2 minutes and has just 5 ingredients. Made with Greek yogurt, protein powder, cocoa and honey, this rich and delicious smoothie is a perfect snack or post-workout meal.
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Chocolate shake with whipped cream, chocolate sauce and shaved chocolate on top.

Chocolate protein smoothie


With a creamy texture and rich chocolate flavor, this healthy chocolate protein smoothie tastes like a chocolate milkshake. At 42g of protein, this smoothie is a great way to increase your protein intake and stay full and energized for hours.

Part classic protein shake and part smoothie, this sweet treat is one of my favorite ways to get in quick and easy protein. Made with wholesome ingredients like Greek yogurt, protein powder, almond milk, honey, and cocoa powder, this delicious protein shake comes together in less than 5 minutes and can be enjoyed as a healthy snack, meal replacement or dessert.

Looking for more quick, easy, high-protein meals? I’ve got you covered with these easy throw-together dishes, Lazy Enchiladas, or Mississippi Chicken Casserole.

Chocolate smoothie topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup and shaved chocolate.

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • An easy 42 grams of protein!
  • Minimal ingredients and ready in minutes.
  • Chocolatey and delicious.

Notes on protein powder

I used PEScience Chocolate Truffle for this smoothie and I cannot recommend it enough. Use code OHSNAP to save. Already have a favorite protein powder? Use what you love – the protein powder you use makes a huge difference in taste and texture.

Chocolate protein smoothie ingredients

These are the main ingredients for the chocolate protein smoothie. See the recipe card below for the full ingredients list and instructions.

Ingredients for the shake. Protein powder, cocoa powder, almond milk, greek yogurt and honey.

Variations and Substitutions

  • For a thicker smoothie: add ¼ cup frozen avocado or 1/2 a frozen banana.
  • For healthy fats: add natural peanut butter, almond butter, chia seeds or hemp seeds.
  • Use full-fat greek yogurt or vanilla-flavored yogurt.
  • Use regular milk or any non-dairy milk.
  • Use maple syrup in place of honey.
  • Add spinach or frozen fruit.

How to make this chocolate protein smoothie (a step-by-step visual guide):

Step 1: add to a blender

Protein powder, cocoa powder, honey and greek yogurt in a blender cup.

Add the protein powder, greek yogurt, cocoa powder and honey to a high-speed blender (image 1).

Topping the mixture with almond milk to mix.

Pour in the almond milk (image 2).

Step 2: blend and serve

Shake blended until smooth.

Blend until completely smooth and no chunks remain (image 3).

Shake pouring in a tall glass.

Pour and serve with your favorite toppings (image 4).

Toppings!

While this is terrific on it’s own toppings make all the difference. Top with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, shaved chocolate or mini chocolate chips. This is also delicious with some added crushed oreos similar to the cookies and cream shake.

Chocolate shake without toppings.

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If you make this recipe, please leave a rating and/or comment! Tag me on Instagram @ohsnapmacros, I love hearing from you!

Chocolate shake with whipped cream, chocolate sauce and shaved chocolate on top.

Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Danielle Lima
This Chocolate Protein Smoothie has 42 grams of protein, ready in 2 minutes and has just 5 ingredients. Made with Greek yogurt, protein powder, cocoa and honey, this rich and delicious smoothie is a perfect snack or post-workout meal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 254 kcal

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Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder PEScience
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. honey

Toppings

  • chocolate chips or shaved chocolate
  • whipped cream
  • chocolate syrup

Instructions
 

  • Mix everything together in high-speed blender.
  • Pour in a glass and top with desired toppings.

Notes

  • Nutritional information is an estimate and will vary with substitutions. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 254kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 42gFat: 4gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 385mgPotassium: 370mgFiber: 2gSugar: 11g
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Photos by Marie-Catherine Dube

4 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I added half a banana and it was so good! I’m halfway done with it. I’ll definitely be making this again!

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