Mocha Protein Smoothie


Shake up your morning coffee routine with this delicious and satisfying mocha protein smoothie!


Add a little bit of protein to your coffee to help get your day started–or to help pick you up midday! πŸ™‚

Mocha Protein Smoothie


  • Β½ cup brewed coffee, chilled
  • ΒΌ cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • ΒΌ cup cottage cheese or Greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • sweetener of choice, to taste
  • handful of ice


Pour everything into a blender and process until smooth. Top with whipped cream and dust with more cocoa if desired.


Thinking Out Loud

  1. Currently reading: Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach
  2. It’s been a crazy busy week for me! I’m hoping that the weekend will mean a bit of a breather… but I have my doubts. XD
  3. What are your biggest timewasting sites? I’ve had to block Sporcle for the last couple of days because it makes my productivity nosedive. But awesomely.
  4. Galaxy desserts are a thing! Those macarons.
  5. Oh my goodness, this kitchen grater owl is darling.
  6. Recipes I tried this week:
    Basil & Pear Smoothie Bowl – Vie de la Vegan

Shared at Thoughts of Home on Thursday; Foodie Friday; Weekend Potluck; Sunday Fitness & Food Link-Up with Marathons & Motivation and IlkasBlog; Tips & Tricks link party; Wow Us Wednesdays; the Wednesday Showcase; What’s Cookin’ Wednesday. For a complete list of where I share, click here.

53 thoughts on “Mocha Protein Smoothie

  1. This looks delicious! Should be pretty low calorie too. Right?

    My biggest time wasting habit is reading blogs. I can do that all. day. long!!

    Thank you for joining us at Thoughts of Home on Thursday. Pinning. πŸ™‚


    1. Thank you!
      Definitely low calorie– before the sweetener and protein powder, this is only about 60 calories.
      Oh, I agree about the blogs. I’ll give myself 15 minutes to sit down and read them and before I know it, an hour has passed. πŸ™‚


  2. Oh I am so very intrigued with the idea of adding cottage cheese to a smoothie. Can’t wait to try it!
    Thank you for so faithfully joining us at Thoughts of Home on Thursday. You are a treasured friend.


  3. The best protein powder I’ve ever tried is Jay Robb vanilla whey protein. I use a scoop of that with just fruit and water and it’s delicious on its own!


  4. Wow looks amazing and hard to believe it’s heathy! Yum! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Pinned & Sharing on FB! Have a great week!


  5. Mmm! I’m always looking for ways to get more protein and calcium in now that I’m pregnant. I can’t drink as much coffee as before but I can always make this decaf for now! Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe with the Wednesday Showcase.


  6. Can’t go wrong with protein, coffee, and chocolate! Also, I’ve chosen to feature this post on the next Peace, love, link up! Thanks for linking with us! Be sure to grab a button and check out the post which goes live tomorrow at 6! : )


  7. You had me at coffee, then chocolate clinched the smoothie for me! Healthy, too – win-win! My biggest time wasting site is Pinterest – I have to force myself to stop to get anything done haha! Thanks for linking this yummy smoothie up on Happiness is Homemade!


  8. I wish I had this awesome Smoothie right now! Hope you have a very special Fathers Day Weekend and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen


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