Cocoa-licious Protein Shake

This is my FAVORITE way to start my day…with a chocolatey, creamy, nutrient-rich protein shake! It is quick and easy to make. This shake is guilt-free, but tastes like you’re drinking a chocolate milkshake for breakfast. It is gluten and dairy free, high in protein, and high in fiber so it keeps me full for hours!

Nutrition Facts

Per shake: 220 calories, 16g carb, 17g protein, 11g fat, 13g fiber

Cocoa-licious Protein Shake
Serves 1
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  1. 8 ounces of filtered water
  2. 1/2 cup crushed ice cubes
  3. 2 ounces of brewed coffee* (optional)
  4. 1 big handful of fresh organic baby spinach leaves
  5. 1/4 ripe avocado**
  6. 2 tsp 100% cocoa powder
  7. 1 serving of chocolate protein powder***
  8. 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut shreds
  1. Throw all of the ingredients into the blender.
  2. Blend until well combined.
  1. *I brew my morning cup of coffee and leave a little bit in the pot to add to my shake.
  2. **I like to add healthy fat to my shake. If you do not like avocado, you can try adding 1tbsp of ground flaxseeds or chia seeds to the shake.
  3. ***I use Metagenic's Ultra Meal Daily Support protein powder. It is a blend of rice and pea protein and is fortified with vitamins, minerals, and 5g of fiber. It contains 15g of protein per serving.
Nutrition by Erin
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