This creamy breakfast smoothie is packed with everything you need to start the day off right! It tastes like a cafè mocha in healthy smoothie form.
This post is weird, guys. The temperatures this past week during the day have been in the single digits. So dang cold, I’ve done my best not to even leave the house for fear my face will be frozen off. And yet here sits a freezing-cold smoothie recipe on my blog.
The trials of it being both smoothie season and good-grief-it’s-freaking-freezing-so-gimme-all-the-HOT-food season. The smoothie struggle, we shall call it.
Like seriously, I’m shivering right now just thinking about sipping a smoothie, but at the same time wondering, hey if I just bury myself under piles of fuzzy blankets maybe I won’t freeze to death while drinking it!
Because c’mon. Cafè mocha. In smoothie form. All my caffeine/breakfast needs. In smoothie form.
Saying no to any of this is just not an option if your DNA contains even half the amount of coffee as mine does. (Thanks, Mom and Grandma—it’s a blessing not a curse) 😉
So let me introduce you to the shining star all smoothies wish they could be like. The cool kid of all smoothies. The breakfast smoothie I happen to be sipping at this very moment, because I’m so obsessed.
There’s obviously coffee. A lot of it, because wimpy, weak smoothies are a no-no. There’s Almond Breeze Almondmilk Original Unsweetened because this stuff is the BOMB in smoothies. There’s also greek yogurt and protein powder taking care of all your healthy-ish protein needs. Frozen banana and agave to sweeten things up. A little cocoa powder and chocolate chips for indulgence. Lastly, a dash of vanilla and that is seriously all there is to it.
Bada-bing. Breakfast is ready for sipping in a minimum of 5 minutes. Truthfully, it’s gone within about 5 seconds of the first sip but that’s no problem.
We can always make more. Like 3+ batches maybe? Great plans we’re forming, peeps.
Serious brain freeze here you come. You should probably have some hot cookies on hand to balance everything out, huh? 😉
Cafè Mocha Breakfast Smoothie
- 1 medium banana cut into chunks and frozen
- 1 cup strong-brewed coffee
- 1/2 cup Almond Breeze Almondmilk Original Unsweetened
- 1/2 cup greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon protein powder
- 2 tablespoons agave nectar
- 1/4 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup ice cubes
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a high-speed blender, blend all ingredients on high speed until completely smooth and creamy. Pour into glasses and enjoy immediately!
This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk Original Unsweetened, however all opinions are completely mine alone. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Whole and Heavenly Oven running!
Yaaaay for smoothie season, y’all!
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Kristen @ The Endless Meal says
A smoothie and coffee in one? I’m in!
Thanks Kristen!! 🙂
I did not like this smoothie at all! I love the individual ingredients and was excited to make it. What a disappointment it turned out to be! Bitter taste, gritty texture (thanks to the chocolate chips), no blending of flavors. Maybe others will have better luck with this recipe!