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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie is the perfect smoothie recipe! It  tastes like dessert but also packs a nutritional punch! And you can’t beat that! 


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Ready for a banana chocolate peanut butter smoothie recipe that will knock your socks off? It’s creamy, dreamy, and tastes like a peanut butter cup! 

But it’s made with simple, healthy ingredients that will start your day right! Or give you that mid-afternoon boost without the guilt.

With just a handful of ingredients and a blender, you’re five minutes away from smoothie bliss!

And who said healthy eating had to be boring? This smoothie is proof that you can have your chocolate and eat it too!

Plus drink it whenever! Breakfast, a post-workout snack, or a dessert, this smoothie fits the bill!

It’s totally customizable too! Add in some of your favorite boosters like protein powder or flax seeds for an extra health kick!

And if you have leftover chocolate banana peanut butter smoothie? Pour them into an ice cube tray for a frozen treat that beats any store-bought ice cream!

If smoothies are your thing try our strawberry banana peach smoothie or strawberry banana and mango smoothie!


All ingredients laid out on counter


What Ingredients are in Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie?

This healthy chocolate peanut butter smoothie uses simple ingredients for a quick breakfast!

  • Frozen Banana Slices: Gives that creamy texture and natural sweetness.
  • Cocoa Powder: For that rich chocolate flavor without the guilt.
  • Creamy Peanut Butter: Super creamy!
  • Milk: Your choice here – cow’s milk, almond milk, soy milk, or coconut milk all work great!
  • Add-Ins (Optional): Protein powder, Greek yogurt, or chia seeds for a nutritional boost.

Pro Tips:

  • Slice your fresh banana before freezing. It makes blending easier and smoother.
  • If you’re using unsweetened cocoa powder and prefer a sweeter smoothie, a dash of maple syrup will do the trick!
  • You could also use almond butter or cashew butter. It might separate more though.


All ingredients in a blender, unblended


How to Make Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie?

Chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie is the perfect breakfast and it’s super easy too!

  1. Toss everything into a high-speed blender.
  2. Blend until smooth. Add a bit more milk if needed to get your desired consistency.
  3. Pour into glasses and serve immediately or freeze for later.

Pro Tips:

  • Start your blender on low and gradually increase to high to get the smoothest texture.
  • For a thicker smoothie, add a handful of ice to the blend.


Milk being poured into blender


Why Do You Add Bananas to Smoothies?

Bananas are a smoothie game-changer for several reasons. 

First: natural sweetness! No need for any added sugars! 

Second: their creamy texture helps create that rich, smooth consistency. 

And finally: bananas are packed with nutrients like potassium, fiber, and vitamin C!

And who can say no to getting more nutrients in their diet if it tastes this good?


blended up smoothie in blender


Can You Make Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie Ahead of Time?

You can absolutely make this chocolate peanut butter smoothie recipe ahead of time! 

Prep it in advance and store it in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

Just give it a good shake or a quick blend before serving so it’ll still have that creamy texture. 

It’s a great way to save time on busy mornings or to have a healthy snack ready to go.

Get it ready to go as soon as your kids come home from school! I guarantee that’ll make them smile!


blended smoothie being poured into a glass


Can I Add Protein Powder to Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie?

Yes, you can! Adding protein powder is a great way to boost the nutritional value of your banana peanut butter smoothie! 

That would be most ideal for a post-workout snack or a meal replacement. 

Though I’ll be honest, I never replace meals with smoothies. I may have them on the side but really! Live a little!

Okay sorry, I’ll hop off my soap box!

You can actually choose from a bunch of different powders. Whey, soy, or a plant-based protein. It doesn’t matter! 

Just add a scoop to the blender with the other ingredients. 

It’s a simple way to increase your daily protein intake while enjoying something delicious.


zoomed out angled view of smoothie in a cup


How Long Does Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie Last?

In the fridge, your healthy peanut butter smoothie will stay fresh and tasty for up to 5 days. 

Though I always drink it up long before that! It’s so good! 

Just be sure you keep it in an airtight container. 

Since it hold up so well, it’s great for meal prep.


side view of smoothie ready to enjoy!


Can I Freeze Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie?

Yes you definitely can freeze this chocolate smoothie!

And here’s a fun tip: pour the leftover smoothie into popsicle molds and freeze for up to 1 month. 

Smoothie popsicles are a fun and healthy frozen treat! And during the warmer months? Game changer! 

It’s a great way to avoid waste and have a ready-to-eat cool snack on hand.


Jimmies and sliced bananas topping smoothie in glass


What to Serve with Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie?

This good smoothie is quite filling on its own, but if you’re looking to pair it with something, here are a few breakfast ideas:


Angled view of smoothie in a glass topped with sliced bananas and jimmies


Is Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie Healthy?

When made with the right ingredients, this creamy smoothie is definitely a healthy choice! 

You’ve got protein and healthy fats from the peanut butter. 

And there’s antioxidants from the cocoa powder. 

Plus whatever other mix ins you decide to throw in there!

Just be aware if you use natural peanut butter, the smoothie won’t be quite as smooth. 

Though you could add unsweetened cocoa powder if you want more health benefits.

Why not have a morning smoothie that’s a nutritious option but also satisfies your sweet tooth?


metal straw in smoothie to drink up that deliciousness!


This chocolate and peanut butter smoothie recipe is such a treat! It’s a nutritious, delicious way to start your day, refuel after a workout, or indulge in a guilt-free dessert! 

It’s sure to become a staple in your smoothie rotation! Enjoy blending, sipping, and maybe even sharing!


Yield: 1 Smoothie

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie

Jimmies and sliced bananas topping smoothie in glass

Whip up a batch of this nutritious Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie! It’s a tasty way to fuel your day or satisfy your dessert cravings!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  1. Add all ingredients in a high speed food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into glasses
  3. Serve


You can freeze leftovers for up to 1 month as popsicles.

Originally Posted: January 30, 2014

Photos & Text Updated: March 23, 2024


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Monday 29th of April 2024

My kids love these! Thanks for the easy to follow recipe!!!


Monday 29th of April 2024

This Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie was exactly what I needed this morning! It was like having dessert for breakfast, but so healthy. It kept me full all morning long.


Saturday 27th of April 2024

This drink doesn't just sound delicious, it tastes heaven! Such a good way to start your day!

Erin | Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

Saturday 27th of April 2024

I'm so glad I tried this smoothie, it's delicious, healthy, and so easy to make! This is definitely my new go-to for a pre-workout boost!


Friday 26th of April 2024

This is dessert in a glass, and I am so here for it! I love peanut butter and chocolate in any iteration. I can't wait to make this!

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