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Mocha Smoothie

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This healthy mocha smoothie recipe is an easy breakfast on the go. It’s rich, creamy and made with oats, cocoa and coffee powder for a strong caffeine kick!

*Thank you Jif and Dannon for sponsoring today’s post so that I can share this coffee mocha smoothie recipe with you. As always, all opinions are mine.* 

As you know, I have an OBSESSION with mocha flavored recipes, as can be seen by these mocha pancakes, mocha truffles and even mocha cookies.

It was only a matter of time before I figured out a way to incorporate this awesome flavor in a breakfast smoothie and so this mocha smoothie with the perfect caffeine kick was INVENTED!

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It’s packed with all things that are GOOD for you: Yogurt, milk, oats and then it’s flavored with cocoa powder, espresso powder and peanut powder.

You just dump everything in a blender and you will end up with a RICH and creamy smoothie that will fill you up for a couple of hours.

Even Hubby APPROVED of this smoothie, who is generally not a big smoothie fan…lol.

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This smoothie was truly a life saver yesterday when anything and everything that can possibly go wrong went wrong => Water pipe bursting, internet issues and a cranky toddler!

Some days are just CHALLENGING and you need a comforting beverage to make it all worth it.

mocha smoothie 3I used Dannon Oikos (Vanilla) Triple Zero Greek Nonfat Yogurt in this smoothie to give it some thickness.

It has 0 fat, 0 added sugar and 0 artificial sweeteners plus 15g of protein per 5.3 oz (*not a low calorie food!)

I have also finally started using Jif™ peanut powder in my smoothies and I can’t believe I waited this long…

It has 85% less fat than traditional peanut butter and has no added sugar!

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Here are some other mocha smoothie FLAVOR VARIATIONS you can try:

  • For banana mocha smoothie, add 1 banana in this recipe.
  • For almond mocha smoothie recipe, use almond milk.
  • For peanut butter mocha smoothie, add a 1-2 tablespoons of peanut butter.
  • For mocha protein smoothie, add a 1-2 tablespoons of your vanilla or chocolate protein powder.

How to make mocha smoothie?

Add ice, brewed coffee, milk, yogurt, oats, cocoa powder, sugar in a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour into glasses and enjoy!

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5 from 2 votes

Mocha Smoothie

Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

This healthy mocha smoothie recipe is an easy breakfast on the go. It's rich, creamy and made with oats, cocoa and coffee powder for a strong caffeine kick!

Servings: 2 Servings
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Calories: 149 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup Brewed coffee Strong
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp Sugar Adjust accordingly
  • 1 tsp Espresso powder Optional but highly recommended
  • 1 tsp Peanut powder Optional
  • 1/4 cup Quick cooking oats Optional

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth and creamy. 

  2. Pour into cups and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • You can add more or less sugar, depending on your preference.
  • I used 2% milk in this recipe but this smoothie tastes good with other types of milk too.
Nutrition Facts
Mocha Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Potassium 262mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 3%
Calcium 14%
Iron 4.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

2 comments on “Mocha Smoothie”

  1. This looks so good! I’ve been doing chocolate protein shakes each morning but this looks like a great way to change things up. Thanks for the new smoothie recipe!

  2. Just what I need to start my day! Love the protein and fiber + caffeine!

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