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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

chocolate peanut butter smoothie in martini glass

Chocolate peanut butter smoothie. Um, yes please! My new go to, to satisfy my sweet tooth. This decadent smoothie is super flavourful and seriously mouth watering! It’s basically dessert in a glass, but without all the refined sugar. This healthy chocolate peanut butter smoothie contains a whopping 7g of protein per serving, making it a great breakfast choice or afternoon snack. Also perfect for taking on the go for your busy weekday mornings.

chocolate smoothie with peanut butter drizzling over top

How do you make a chocolate peanut butter smoothie?

This simple, yet deliciously satisfying smoothie uses only 6 simple ingredients, plus an optional two for garnishing if desired.

  • a ripe fresh banana or frozen
  • raw cocoa powder
  • pitted dates
  • plant milk of choice, I use almond, but cashew or soy will also work well
  • natural peanut butter
  • a pinch of salt (this helps bring out the natural sweetness of the dates)

banana, milk, dates and peanut butter on cutting board

And I highly recommend an extra drizzle of peanut butter drizzled over top and a sprinkle of dark chocolate chips. I mean it’s not totally necessary, but…omg yum.

Use frozen banana or a handful of ice cubes if you want to make the smoothie more dessert like and serve with a spoon. If you want something quick to drink, stick with a fresh banana. Either way, this smoothie is THE BOMB! Like seriously, this is not something I claim often. This smoothie is so ridiculously delicious, it’s pretty hard to believe it’s quite healthy!

chocolate smoothie with peanut butter drizzled on top

chocolate peanut butter smoothie with chocolate chip garnish

For a more tart flavoured smoothie, you might want to check out my Sour Apple Smoothie. (Which totally pairs well with vodka by the way, just saying.) As usual, I’d love to hear what you think in the comments below. Enjoy! šŸ™‚

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chocolate peanut butter smoothie in martini glass

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Not Specified
Keyword: gluten free, oil free, refined sugar free, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Serving
This healthy chocolate peanut butter smoothie uses dates and raw cocoa to naturally sweeten and give chocolatey flavour, without any refined sugar.
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  • 1 banana fresh or frozen
  • 1 tsp raw cocoa
  • 1 tbsp natural smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup dates soaked in warm water for 10 minutes if you do not have a high speed blender
  • 1 pinch salt
  • dark chocolate chips optional garnish
  • more peanut butter optional garnish


  • Add all the ingredients, except any optional garnishes to a high speed blender and process until smooth. Serve topped with dark chocolate chips and a drizzle or two of peanut butter if desired.


Makes approx 2 cups.
Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 439mg | Potassium: 767mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 314mg | Iron: 1mg
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*Nutritional information is an estimate, calculated using online tools.

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  1. Sarah

    5 stars
    Peanut butter and chocolate smoothie sounded so amazing that I had to make it right away – did not disappoint! šŸ˜‹

  2. Adriana

    5 stars
    Cheers and better when the smoothie is served on a martini glass great way to start the day on a happy yummy note

    • rosa

      Hi Linda, yes absolutely you can omit the dates and replace with 1-2 tbsp of pure maple syrup depending on your preferred level of sweetness. Hope you enjoy!

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