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Recipe: Brownie Batter Protein Smoothie

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For a punch of protein that tastes like dessert, try this Brownie Batter Protein Smoothie. For only 98 calories and 8 grams of sugar, you can start your day or finish your workout with a bang! To keep that sweet tooth satisfied, try this Cake Batter Protein Shake next.


Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: None

Yield: 2 servings

Serving size: 6 ounces


1 banana, frozen
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
¼ cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons chocolate protein powder
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
½ teaspoon instant espresso powder
¼ teaspoon vanilla


Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until smooth.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (6 ounces)

Calories: 98

Calories from fat: 31

Fat: 4g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 18mg

Sodium: 161mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Fiber: 4g

Sugar: 8g

Protein: 9g

WWP+: 3

SmartPoints: 3

The nutrition content of recipes on has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.