This smoothie is one of my go-to snacks. It’s great for protein and a perfect sweet fix without any added sugar…and it tastes like a chocolate milkshake. Serves 1-2 but easily doubled.

Chocolate PB Smoothie

  • Servings: 1-2
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • Smoothie_glassfull1 C. soy milk (or other milk of choice)
  • 1 frozen banana in chunks
  • 1 T. peanut butter
  • 1 tsp.  cocoa powder
  • 2-3 ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients in the blender.  Blend and serve.


Lessons Learned/Advice:

  • This is very similar to my Cinnamon Almond Smoothie – both are great. I’ve tried other combos but haven’t found anything as good as these two.
  • I’m fussy about my soy milk and only use unsweetened organic plain soy milk. I’m sure it works well with regular (cow’s milk) and almond milk too.  But I like the soy.
  • Great use for over-ripe bananas
  • I always over-buy bananas to make sure I end up with too many. When they are too soft to eat, I cut them in 4 and freeze them (best to freeze on a pan, then dump into a bag or container to stop them from sticking to each other). Only problem is that there are rarely enough bananas left for banana bread.