Chocolate Brownie Shake Three Ways

I have been drinking this for years, it’s super quick and easy for a weekday morning! A Chocolate Brownie Shake three ways is a new twist though.

Today’s “smoothie” is a hybrid, it’s a protein shake with a twist. 

The reason I state ‘Three Ways’, is because i’m going to show you three different ideas I had whilst making this shake. The base will stay the same, but by adding other ingredients you can mix it up. Hopefully there’s something for everyone.

  • Chocolate Brownie Shake
  • Chocolate Brownie Shake with Coffee
  • Chocolate Brownie Shake with Mint Chocolate Chunks

Yes, they vary on the “Are these healthy for you?” scale.

These recipes should be enough for two people as a breakfast shake..

Chocolate Brownie Shake!

Ingredients for the Chocolate Brownie Shake.

Chocolate Protein Shake

Chocolate Protein Shake

A decadent chocolate smoothie with banana, oat milk and chocolate protein.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 x Scoop PHD Chocolate Brownie Protein
  • 1 x Frozen Banana
  • 300ml Oat Milk
  • 200ml Water
  • ice

Instructions

  1. Add your water, oat milk, banana, protein powder and ice into a blender and blitz until smooth.
  2. Serve...

Notes

  • Freeze your bananas overnight at least.
  • Wait until your bananas are speckled brown so they're extra creamy and you won't get a chalky taste.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 308Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 121mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 3gSugar: 19gProtein: 16g
Chocolate Brownie Shake in the VitaMix blender.

Adding Coffee?

Shall we mix things up a bit? How about adding a shot of espresso to it? We first discovered this when we went to a beautiful rustic fitness retreat in Kefalonia. 

Chocolate Brownie Shake being poured into coffee.
Mixing the shake with the Coffee.

I don’t drink coffee or have any caffeine for that matter, I’m naturally quite “awake” shall we say, so I don’t need that morning boost. The taste of coffee is too bitter for me, but this was a real winner with my partner Tom. Although this one is a little more indulgent than theirs. The retreat made theirs with raw cacao and a good quality coffee! Not like a thick creamy milkshake! 

Or maybe Mint Chocolate Chunks?

Another way I’ve wanted to try this is to see if I can make a mint chocolate chip shake. A lot of recipes that I’ve seen, you add a cooking peppermint too, but whilst the UK is staying indoors, the supermarkets are bare, so I can’t find any.

However, one of my favourite chocolates is – Lindt mint dark chocolate and we have some in! (6 supermarkets later and I found some…only joking)

So I’ve decided to throw some in and see how it goes… 

Chocolate Brownie Shake in the VitaMix.
Here’s where I added the Mint Lindt Chocolate…

I wanted it to have a little bit of texture for the chocolate to stay in tiny chunks…and it did. You get a very subtle hint of mint with this, it’s delicious!! 

I blend this for about 40 seconds to 1 minute. It’s best to have a powerful blender when you’re blitzing anything frozen, it breaks it down so much quicker. If you have a VitaMix, this won’t take long, others possibly wait a minute for your fruit (banana) to slightly defrost. 

Two Shakes in Mason Jars.

**you don’t need to use PHD Chocolate Brownie Shake powder, this is just my personal favourite after going through a few different ones.

If you want to have a look at all the other smoothies we have take a look here… 

Enjoy x

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