I shared a version of this recipe a few years ago, but it had some fussy steps in it, like freezing coconut milk into ice cubes (hello, person with too much time on her hands. . .).
Over the years, this chocolate peanut butter smoothie has remained a staple in our house, but I’ve simplified it so that I can make it without having to think ahead three or four hours.
Because, ain’t nobody got time for that around here.
chocolate peanut butter smoothie
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Quick, healthy chocolate peanut butter smoothie when you really want something sweet without all the empty calories
- 1 large frozen ripe banana
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 2 T cocoa powder the kind you make hot chocolate with, so it's already sweetened
- 4-6 ice cubes
- 1/4 - 1/2 cup regular or almond milk
Place all ingredients in the blender with the lesser amount of milk.
Blend, adding milk as needed, until it's smooth and your desired consistency.
(adapted from A Beautiful Mess)
if you liked this chocolate peanut butter smoothie recipe, you might also like these other recipes:
- 3 Ingredient Raspberry Smoothie
- Healthy Banana Cookies with Chocolate Chips
- Healthy No Bake Cookies (that are better than the regular version!)
Paige Flamm says
These smoothies look amazing, and I have all the ingredients! We're definitely making these after nap time today.
Excuse me while I go make myself this exact smoothie. 🙂
Chaun from http://www.hiccupsandpastries.com 🙂
Candice @ booksipper.com says
Wow! This looks like a yummy and simple to make combo of two of my favorite things- PB & chocolate!
Looking forward to making a smoothie later.
The Girl who Loved to Write says
This sounds delicious!
Christine Plothow says
Thank you for sharing this! We have made it a couple of times since you posted the recipe and it has satisfied our cravings.
Jasmine Simone says
I can't wait to try this out. Sounds so yummy!
Miller Family says
We finally made this, yum! I told my kids it was like a Frosty (which they have had once in their lives). They don't have to know it's a bit healthier!
Patricia Villeneuve Picard says
What a nice Smoothie for the little ones! I love that it has peanut butter, it's more consistent, I surely will do this to my little one soon. Thanks
Michelle Anderson says
Considering my kids asked this morning for a "different" kind of smoothie than my usual strawberry and banana. We will definitely be giving this a whirl. http://thesisterprojectblog.com
I keep trying to think of ways to add healthful fats to my kids’ diets. Especially the super skinny middle child’s. . . Thanks! Looks delicious.
I LOVE smoothies, and so does my 3-year-old. Any smoothie with chocolate will surely be a winner with both of us 🙂 she also adores fruit smoothies (especially when any kind of berries are involved) and I do sneak in some kale or spinach sometimes to get her to eat her greens, and she still loves it. I don’t think I’ll do that with this smoothie because I foresee making this as a healthy dessert for us 🙂
This looks so yummy — and how cute is your little girl? I love kids with blue eyes, and I’m secretly hoping mine have blue eyes. 🙂
Emily Kate says
I’m glad you posted your version of this because I bought the stuff a couple weekends ago and then was stuck because how much coconut milk should I freeze, etc? You solved my problems (and eliminated the weird ingredients.)
Laura H says
I do a version of this recipe but use Almond Milk and instead of cocoa/nips I just use Cacao. I may or may not be addicted to this drink……I can stop whenever I want……….???
Ooh, this looks delicious!
I am definitely making this… Thanks! (Although I won’t possibly be able to look as adorable as Ella while eating it 🙂