7 Amazing Chocolate Protein Shake Recipes
Let’s be honest. Aren’t you tired of drinking the same protein shake over and over again? Sure, there is chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and a handful other flavors. But wouldn’t it be nice, if you can make your oven protein shake flavors?
Easier done than said! Protein shakes are a great addition to every diet. Whether your goal is to build amazing abs, lose some fat or maintain your dream body. Protein is an essential nutrient and should be included in every diet.
Today we will focus on pleasing our chocolate protein shake fans. There are a lot of things you can do with chocolate protein powder, just follow the instructions and see for yourself:
Avocado Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
It’s amazing how such a good tasting protein shake is decadent and healthy. This chocolate protein shake is ideal as an afternoon snack. First we prepare the fruits: Grab a ripe banana and ½ avocado. Throw it into the blender and add a pinch of salt.
Now put 1 scoop of your favorite chocolate protein powder, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder and 1 teaspoon syrup into the mixture. Finally we have to add ½ cup coconut milk and ½ cup water into our blender.
Blend it for at least 1 minute or until it’s smooth enough for you. That’s it! A sweet, but yet healthy chocolate protein shake recipe. If you aren’t an avocado fan, don’t worry, the next chocolate protein shake is going to suit you!
Green Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
While all green smoothie fans will leap for joy, some other people might be confused how a chocolate protein shake can be green and tasty. Well, it’s fairly easy. Just follow my instructions and you will thank me later!
Take 1 cup spinach, 1 sliced and frozen banana, 1 cup almond milk, ½ coconut water, 2 tablespoon cocoa powder, 1 scoop of your favorite chocolate protein powder and 1 tablespoon almond butter.
Additionally you can pinch some sea salt into the mixture for a extra spicy taste. If you enjoy walnuts as much as I do, scatter some walnut pieces over your green chocolate protein shake.
This protein shake recipe is packed with valuable antioxidants, which fight diseases like cancer or the common cold. Furthermore the vitamins in spinach help you to get a beautiful skin.
If you love dark chocolate, the next protein shake recipe is going to be your favorite.
Dark Peppermint Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
Did you know that dark chocolate reduces high blood pressure and works as a powerful antioxidant? It true! Dark chocolate is healthy, if you choose a brand with a high amount of cocoa and few sugar.
To prepare our dark peppermint chocolate protein shake we need 1 frozen banana, 1 cup milk of your choice, 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, 2 tablespoons dark cocoa powder or dark chocolate pieces, and 1 teaspoon peppermint extract.
Throw everything into the blender and mix it until it’s smooth. TADA! Take a sip of this chocolate protein shake and tell me it’s not good. I bet you can’t!
With all these chocolate protein shakes I almost forgot to include some fruits. No problem, our next protein shake is full of fruits.
Berry Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
What fights cancer, extends your lifetime, boosts your energy and mental focus, while being irresistible to young and old? Easy answer: Berries! And our next chocolate protein shake is full of them.
Prepare 1 cup almond milk, ½ cup frozen strawberries, ½ cup frozen blueberries, ½ cup frozen raspberries, 1 scoop chocolate protein powder of your choice, 1 tablespoon cacao powder and 1 teaspoon chia seeds for additional protein and nutrients.
All in all this delicacy is full of valuable nutrients and taste like heaven. Just give it a try! Let’s stick to the fruits for a while and take a look at our next protein shake recipe.
Apple Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
A classic composition of peanut butter and apples. I yet have to meet a person who dislikes peanut butter, if you count to one of these folks, don’t visit our peanut butter oatmeal smoothie recipes.
For all the other ones: Take 1 cup almond milk, ½ apple, 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter, 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, 1 tablespoon chocolate cacao and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Blend it all together and enjoy your apple chocolate protein shake recipe.
Our next creation is for our fellow morning grouches.
Mocha Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
If you enjoy the sweet-bitter taste of coffee I recommend you to take a look at our coffee protein shake recipes. The following mocha chocolate protein shake recipe is a slightly different version than our already published recipe.
Add 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 1 cup cooled coffee, 1 tablespoon coconut oil and 1 tablespoon hazelnuts. Mix it all together and blend it until it’s smooth.
It’s up to you to enjoy your mocha chocolate protein shake with caffeine or without. Remember: Two cups coffee per day are health beneficial, everything above can lead to long term health issues.
Probiotic Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe
Problems with digestions? Probiotics could be the answer! Probiotics are live cultures which help to strengthen your metabolism and therefore your overall health. Countless studies have proven that your guts, your mental and physical health are strongly correlated.
Yogurts are rich in probiotics, so that’s our first ingredient: ½ plain greek yogurt, ½ frozen banana, 1 cup mixed berries, 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, 1 tablespoon cacao powder, ½ cup milk and 1 teaspoon chia seeds.
All in all we created a tremendous healthy chocolate protein shake. Now it’s up to you to experiment with other ingredients and find the perfect protein shake recipe for yourself. As always: Don’t be afraid to try new things, because that’s the best way to find the most delicious shakes.
We want to hear about your shake creations! Did you liked our recipes? Which one was the best? Do you have any improvements other ideas for other recipes? Write it in the comments!