Savor Every Sip of This Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake Recipe
Finding the motivation to make breakfast every morning may be a struggle sometimes. That’s why we crafted a handful of recipes you can throw together with barely any effort or time using Openfit Plant-Based Nutrition Shake.
This chocolate coconut shake recipe is a perfect breakfast option for those days when you just don’t feel like turning on the stove. And although it’s sweet like your favorite cereal, it’s likely way more nutritious. Our shake recipe is packed with 23 grams of protein and a whopping 12 grams of fiber. You would have to eat nearly 2 cups of bran cereal to get that much fiber!
All that protein, fiber, and healthy fat from the coconut milk makes this shake filling enough to constitute a full breakfast so you can stay fueled through your morning.
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Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake
This chocolate coconut shake has an indulgent creamy base thanks to the coconut milk beverage and banana. Throw in some shredded coconut and you've got yourself a treat!
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage
- 1 cup ice
- 1 scoop Openfit Plant-Based Nutrition Shake
- 1 cup cauliflower rice
- ½ large banana
- 3 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
Place coconut milk, ice, Openfit Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, cauliflower rice, banana, and coconut in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
This shake tastes like an absolute treat. The chocolate flavor in combination with the coconut milk beverage gives this shake a creamy base. The bananas adds in fruity notes and the shredded coconut brings in a nice textural element.
We also snuck some cauliflower rice into this recipe, but we bet you won’t even notice it! If you’re unfamiliar with using cauliflower rice in a smoothie, you’ll be pleased to find that it packs in a bunch of extra nutritional benefits without adding much flavor. It also helps create a thicker texture to give this shake more body.
Better yet, this tasty chocolate coconut shake is completely vegan and it doesn’t have any added sugar! That’s in large part thanks to Openfit’s Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, which is made up of vegan pea protein and naturally sweetened with monk fruit and stevia. If you’re following Sugar Free 3, you can add this recipe to your list of approved, quick and easy breakfasts.
And hey, we’re not going to tell you that you can only have this recipe for breakfast. You can also enjoy it as a dessert! This protein-packed shake will satisfy your chocolate cravings and can be enjoyed in the morning or for a nighttime snack.
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Photography by Anguel Dimov, AB Creative