Healthy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

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I have been wanting to create some new smoothie recipes to share for quite a while, and it just felt right to make a Healthy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie first. Why? Daily Harvest has a chocolate blueberry smoothie that I am obsessed with and I have been wanting to recreate it for a while. I’m happy to report… I NAILED IT.

healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie

Side note: I genuinely love Daily Harvest and think their products are SO handy to have stocked in the freezer, especially during crazy busy seasons of life. (AKA always, lol.) Are they 100% necessary for all people at all times? No. But when I haven’t had time to prep anything or run to the store and restock on certain things, or don’t have leftovers for work lunches, I am always glad to have some of these on hand! My affiliate code is WELLNESSFORTHEWIN and you can click here to read more about my favorite items from Daily Harvest.

ingredients in this healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie

Here is what you need for this delicious smoothie!

  • Frozen blueberries
  • Frozen banana
  • Fresh baby spinach
  • Plain Greek yogurt
  • Almond butter
  • 100% cacao powder
  • Unsweetened almond milk
  • Unflavored collagen powder or vanilla protein powder
  • Granola for topping, if desired
healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie ingredients

are blueberry smoothies good for you?

Extremely! This smoothie is packed with nutrition AND it’s freaking delicious. Win-win!

Blueberries are one of the best sources of antioxidants, which help protect your body from damage by free radicals. Blueberries are also a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and more.

healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie

While the blueberries are the star of the show, you are getting tons of nutrition from the other ingredients in this smoothie, too! Additional fiber, vitamin A, vitamin K and potassium, from the banana and spinach, and heart healthy fats + vitamin E from the almond butter.

healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie

Cacao powder is also rich in flavonoids and other beneficial nutrients. Cocoa powder is less bitter than cacao powder, but it does lose some of its nutritional value during the processing in comparison. (However, you can use whichever one you prefer or have on hand for this recipe!)

the best blender for this healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie

Ethan and I got this blender as a wedding gift in September 2017 and 4.5 years later it is still going strong! I am seriously OBSESSED with this thing. It blends SO well, it’s not super bulky, easy to clean AND it’s extremely affordable, especially compared to some of the other blenders on the market these days!

Trust me – you will not be disappointed! If you need a new blender, get this one and thank me later!

protein powder + nut butter discount codes

If you are looking for some specific products to try, use my affiliate codes to save some money in the process!

My discount code is WELLNESSFORTHEWIN to save on Clean Simple Eats protein powder. I love their Simply Vanilla protein in this smoothie (and all smoothies/overnight oats, etc.!) Other flavors I love are Maple Donut, Snickerdoodle and Cake Batter, but you truly can’t go wrong! CLICK HERE TO SHOP.

Allll flavors of OffBeat Butters would also be delicious in this smoothie! Especially Salted Caramel or Cinnamon Bun, or even Sweet Classic Peanut Butter, or Gingerbread Cookie! Again, can’t go wrong with their flavors. They’re all BOMB. My affiliate code is WELLNESSFORTHEWIN for these as well. CLICK HERE TO SHOP.

These are a few of my favorite things! : )

Note: you can totally just use a regular almond butter for this recipe! Or peanut butter, or whatever you like / have on hand!

Other smoothie recipes to try

Some recipes I have on my blog already:

I hope to have more tasty combos to share soon!

Healthy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

Shanna Hutcheson
This Healthy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie is packed with nutrition and makes a delicious, balanced breakfast or snack!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 415 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 NutriBullet blender https://amzn.to/3I6fCeQ

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 banana frozen
  • 3/4 cup blueberries frozen
  • 2 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup baby spinach fresh
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk more if needed
  • 2 Tbsp granola optional for topping

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients (except granola) in blender. Add milk of choice and blend until smooth.
  • Top with granola if desired and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 415kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 33gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 367mgPotassium: 930mgFiber: 10gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 2913IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 541mgIron: 3mg
Keyword breakfast recipe, chocolate blueberry smoothie, healthy smoothie
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie

I hope you love this Healthy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie! Be sure to tag me on IG @wellnessforthewin if you try it! : )

XO,

Shanna

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2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I’ve made this smoothie two days in a row! Just the right amount of sweet and feels very balancing to my blood sugars.

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