Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With This Chocolatey Mocha Protein Shake

Mocha Protein Shake

Coffee, chocolate, protein… ahhhh…

A mocha is like a cup full of happiness and if your missing your sweet, caffeine loaded treat in favour of your diet, this mocha madness protein shake will make all your dreams come true!

Along with your chocolate protein powder, this shake is flavoured with raw cacao powder to give you all of chocolates benefits without the added sugar.

Cacao contains more antioxidants than almost any other food and studies have shown that it lowers blood pressure, cholesterol levels and may even protect you from cardiovascular diseases.

If you’re feeling low on energy after your lunch-time workout, the coffee will give boost your concentration and memory so you can get a good afternoons work done.

It can also help to prevent type II diabetes, reduce the chance of developing liver disease and may lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

With almond milk and added protein powder, you’ll make sure that you’ve got plenty of protein to help your muscles recover post-workout.

The healthy fats in the almond milk make it a filling and satisfying afternoon snack that’ll prevent any pre-dinner snacking.

If you’re having this shake as a cold treat, don’t forget to chill your coffee beforehand. Equally it’s great as a warming, winter treat!

Recipe Snapshot:
Sugar Free – Yes
Gluten Free – Yes
Dairy Free – Yes
Grain Free – Yes
Protein – High
Carbs – Low
Fats – Low

Mocha Madness Protein Shake

½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
½ cup brewed coffee, chilled
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
1-2 tsp raw cacao powder

Makes 1 serving

Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.

Enjoy chilled for a refreshing post-workout shake or gently heat on the stove-top for a healthy, warming treat!