Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

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You’re going to love this Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie. It’s packed with protein (no weird powder needed) and the perfect treat or breakfast made with real ingredients.

There are a few combos you can’t go wrong with, and peanut butter, chocolate, and banana is one that will never get old!

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If you need an afternoon pick-me-up or even a lightened-up dessert, this easy peanut butter banana smoothie is absolute gold! With simple ingredients and the best creamy texture thanks to the banana, it’s sweet, peanut buttery, and filling without being too heavy. The use of Greek yogurt and optional collagen peptides adds a boost of protein, so yep, you could even have (or serve) this smoothie for breakfast! Chocolate and PB in the morning? Sign me up.

If you have a hard time getting little ones to eat “healthy” (i.e. fresh, green, or lean protein-filled foods), then this smoothie’s about to be your new bestie. It is SO good, and with only 5 necessary ingredients (plus 2 optional), it’s the easiest thing ever! Anytime I have bananas about to go bad, I like to chop them into about 1-inch pieces and stick them in a bag to freeze. They act as the “ice” in this smoothie, but won’t water it down like ice does. And banana adds an added element of sweetness and creaminess that is incredible. Satisfy that chocolate and peanut butter sweet tooth with this delicious smoothie!

Table of Contents:


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  • Banana– I like using frozen, chopped bananas to act as the chilling element to the smoothie. Plus, banana is a natural sweetener!
  • Cocoa powder- Use 2 to 3 tablespoons depending how rich of a chocolate flavor you prefer. Cocoa powder is a pure form of chocolate without added sugar, which makes it a lighter option than milk chocolate.
  • Peanut butter- PB is a delicious, nutty addition to smoothies for added protein.
  • Greek yogurt- You can go with plain or vanilla Greek yogurt. It gives the smoothie a creamier texture and more protein power!
  • Milk- Milk acts as the liquid to blend the ingredients together into a drinkable consistency. You can use cow’s milk or almond, whichever you prefer!
  • Optional sweetener & protein powder- If you use plain yogurt, you may want to add honey or maple syrup to naturally sweeten the drink, plus a scoop of protein powder will up the protein element.

See recipe card below for full information on ingredients and quantities

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use overripe bananas in a smoothie?

Yes, as long as they’re not rotten! I do recommend freezing them first. Frozen bananas keep you from needing to use ice which can water down the flavor.

What can I add to my smoothie to thicken it?

If you like a thicker smoothie, use less milk. If you’ve already added too much milk, add an extra banana or yogurt and blend again to thicken.

two glass canning jars filled with peanut butter chocolate smoothies with paper straws next to two bananas and teaspoon of cinnamon


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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe

This Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie is packed with protein (no weird powder needed) and the perfect healthy treat or breakfast.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 1 minute
Total: 6 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 1 banana, peeled, sliced, and frozen
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, (I like the Dutch-processed kind)
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener, (honey or maple syrup), optional
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk, (almond or cow's milk both work well)
  • 1 scoop of collage peptides for added protein, optional
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  • Add everything to the jar of your blender, and blend until smooth.
  • Add more milk as needed to process until smooth.
  • Enjoy right away.


  • If you are using vanilla Greek yogurt, it already comes sweetened, so you probably won’t need to add the additional honey or maple syrup.
  • I like the full 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder, but my kids prefer 2 tablespoons. Try it and see what you like!


Serving: 1 (Serves 1), Calories: 358kcal, Carbohydrates: 56g, Protein: 21g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 0.01g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 154mg, Potassium: 989mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 28g, Vitamin A: 277IU, Vitamin C: 10mg, Calcium: 288mg, Iron: 2mg
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  1. Christina says:

    Can you make this without the plain or vanilla yogurt (mostly because i don’t like the taste of either)