You'll Love Every Sip of This Vegan Low-Carb Protein Shake

You'll Love Every Sip of This Vegan Low-Carb Protein Shake

This high-protein low-carb shake is a quick and easy snack that comes together in five minutes and serves up 20 grams of protein in one glass. It’s so easy to whip up! There are only four ingredients in this chocolatey low-carb protein shake: cacao nibs, LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, coconut milk, and ice.

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If you’re counting carbs, hitting your macro goals can be especially difficult if you’re also trying to follow a plant-based or vegetarian diet.

That’s why we’ve created this low-carb recipe, which has 20 grams of protein, 10 grams of carbs, and 9 grams of fat. (Plus 8 grams of fiber!) All that protein will kick your body into gear to keep you focused on the tasks at hand (and not nearby snacks).

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4.5 from 2 votes

Vegan Low-Carb Chocolate Shake

With healthy fats from the coconut milk, you can easily make this shake work with your macro goals.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan low carb chocolate shake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 220 kcal


  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 scoop Chocolate LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake
  • 1 tsp. cocoa nibs


  1. Place coconut milk, ice, LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, and cacao nibs inblender; cover. Blend until smooth.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Low-Carb Chocolate Shake
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Sodium 570mg25%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 20g40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

With healthy fats from the coconut milk, you can easily make this shake work with your macro goals. Not following any specific plan? You’ll still love this high-protein low-carb shake. (Although this happens to be a low-carb protein shake, that doesn’t mean you have to follow a low-carb diet.)

Cacao nibs add a sugar-free crunch and added chocolate flavor. With a scoop of LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, this chocolate lover’s dream recipe will be your go-to when you’re looking for a snack to help cool down on a hot day or power up between meals.

Some protein shakes can be a full meal, if you prefer to drink your breakfast. Check out this recipe for a chocolate coconut protein shake that can serve as an easy breakfast alternative.

Want more quick and tasty options like this one? Give our other healthy protein shake recipes a try.

Photography by Anguel Dimov, AB Creative


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Magdalena O'Neal


Magdalena O'Neal is the Editorial Assistant at Openfit. Coming to Los Angeles from Oakland, California she has self published a book of poetry, written for Brit + Co., and has been studying creative writing and journalism for the last 7 years. She loves baking and coming up with new recipes to fuel her vegan and gluten free companions!