Guilt-free chocolate? Yes, please!
Chocolate gets a bad rap for its high fat and sugar content, but raw cacao is a natural food with a plethora of health benefits. Chocolate made with limited sugar and dairy can be good for you. It delivers essential minerals like magnesium and boosts energy with a small amount of caffeine.
These healthy chocolate smoothies are made with clean ingredients low in sugar. They’re perfect for satisfying candy cravings! Creamy and smooth, they feel indulgent yet deliver bountiful nutrients. Check out these 13 Chocolate Smoothies that Are Actually Good for You!
1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
This smoothie is higher in calories than some of the others on the list, but the calories come from heart-healthy nut fats. With 10 grams of protein, this smoothie makes a perfect post-workout snack.
2. Low-Calorie Chocolate Almond Smoothie
This is a basic chocolate smoothie recipe anyone can make. It’s a simple protein smoothie with only four ingredients: almond milk, chocolate protein powder, almonds, and ice. Simple but delicious!
3. Frothy Chocolate Shake
This homemade shake is so creamy and rich, you won’t believe it’s healthy.
4. Cookies & Cream Smoothie
This cookies and cream smoothie is loaded with superfoods. It’s made with pears, lucuma powder, cacao nibs, hemp seeds, and almond milk.
5. Chocolate Avocado Paleo Smoothies
This Paleo chocolate smoothie is packed with healthy fats from avocado. The raspberries give it a hint of berry flavor that makes this smoothie deliciously sweet and incredibly satisfying.
6. Chocolate Cherry Almond Shake
Enjoy the dynamic team of cherry and chocolate swirled into a smoothie perfect for the holiday season! This recipe is 155 calories per cup with 10 grams of fat and 14 grams of natural sugars from frozen cherries and honey.
7. Light Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie
If you’re a fan of chocolate covered strawberries, you’ll love this smoothie. It’s made with fresh or frozen strawberries, cocoa powder, and Greek yogurt.
8. Chocolate Meal Replacement Shake
This decadent favorite is perfect for on-the-go mornings when a sit-down meal just isn’t an option. It’s chock-full of protein to keep you going for hours.
9. Chocolate Avocado Strawberry Smoothie
This indulgent smoothie recipe sparkles with sweetness from grated dark chocolate, vanilla, and raw honey. It’s a guiltless treat packed with vitamins and nutrients.
10. Creamy Paleo Chocolate Milkshake
If you don’t like bananas in your smoothies, this recipe is a great option. It’s made super creamy with avocado and nut butter and naturally sweetened with dates.
11. Chocolate Banana Wonderland Smoothie
Chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter are a delicious combination. And when prepared properly, they are also really good for you! Blending them with some almond milk or coconut milk makes for a yummy drink, for breakfast or for a post-workout pick-me-up.
12. Dark Chocolate Green Smoothie
This recipe also includes some greens. It’s packed with spinach, which delivers a range of minerals. This treat provides a variety of nutrients from chia seeds, mango, blueberries, and almond milk.
13. Cookie Dough Protein Shake
Though it’s not made with chocolate, this cookie dough smoothie tastes heavenly when topped with a few chocolate chips or cacao nibs. It’ll satisfy your chocolate cravings while delivering tons of muscle-building protein!
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