Mocha Smoothie

August 23, 2019

Watch How to Make it Here

This recipe starts at 2:51


This super creamy smoothie looks like a chocolate milkshake-lover's dream. It's a perfectly sweetened and nutty smoothie to start your day, with the added benefits of veggies in the form of zucchini (which trust us: you can't taste at all in here!).



Mocha Smoothie

Recipe PDF

▸ ▹ Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free

Yield: 2 servings
Total Time: 5 min



1½ frozen bananas

1 cup (250 mL) plant-based milk* (we used oat milk)

½ cup (50 g) frozen chopped zucchini

¼ cup (35 g) roasted cashews

3 dates, pitted

1 Tbsp (7 g) cocoa or cacao powder

1 shot espresso (or substitute 2 tsp/10 g instant coffee)

½ tsp pure vanilla extract


Optional toppings

Banana coins

Chocolate shavings

Granola, find our tasty granola collection here

Fresh berries

Shredded coconut



  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend on high until smooth. 

  2. Pour into bowls and top with desired toppings. 



  1. Storage: best if enjoyed immediately.

  2. *Nutrition tip: try to use a plant-based milk that is fortified with calcium (offers approximately 120 mg calcium per 100 mL serving). For more on calcium, read our article here

Did You Try This Recipe?

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❤ Sadia 

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