Chunky Monkey Smoothie

This shake is the epitome of dessert in a glass.  Creamy yogurt and spicy-sweet maple and cinnamon combination make for a great meal replacement or pre-workout fuel.

Protein powder and Greek yogurt provide a solid dose of protein, bananas provide carbohydrate, and cocoa, peanut butter, and pancake syrup add decadence! 


One serve provides 535 calories, 40 g protein, 20 g fat, 50 g net carbs and P:E = 0.6.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 1 banana
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 2 tsp peanut butter
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp sugar-free maple syrup
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¾ cup water


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend for one minute. Pour into a glass and enjoy!
  • Optional: Add sugar-free toffee flavour to taste.

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