Calling all protein smoothie lovers! This Superfood Protein Smoothie is packed with superfoods like kale, cauliflower, flax and blueberries, plus a flavor punch from chocolate protein powder. Blend everything together and you’ll be enjoying your new favorite protein smoothie in no time. Enjoy!
We’re baaaack with another smoothie recipe! And you guys are going to love love love this one. This superfood protein smoothie is as delicious as it is nutrient dense, making it a great breakfast or post-workout smoothie. With 7 grams of protein and 11 grams of fiber, this smoothie is about to become your go-to smoothie recipe. Let’s do it:
How to Make a Superfood Protein Smoothie
Step 1: get the right ingredients! This superfood protein smoothie is packed with delicious and nutritious ingredients, including:
- Frozen sliced bananas
- Frozen blueberries
- Fresh kale
- Medjool dates
- Ground flaxseed
- Frozen cauliflower florets
- Chocolate protein powder
- Cocoa powder
- Unsweetened almond milk
Step 2: measure your ingredients and place in your high-speed blender as you measure them. Pit your dates, and de-bone your kale before placing in the blender.
Step 3: blend everything together on high until smooth. Feel free to add more almond milk depending on how thick or thin you like your smoothies 😀
Step 4: top with your favorite smoothie toppings (ahem, check out some of these delicious options!), and enjoy!
- Nut butter
- Chia seeds
- Hemp seeds
- Sliced almonds
- Sliced bananas
- Sliced apples
Healthy Smoothie Tips
- Cut up and freeze bananas in Stasher Bags, meal prep containers or Ziplocs so you have it on hand when you want to make a smoothie
- Choose a protein powder with a clean label (HERE are some of our faves)
- Rolled oats and chia seeds are great ways to add nutrients and a little thickness to your smoothie
- Invest in a high quality blender (we LOVE our Vitamix)
Best Protein Powders
Check out our top protein powder recommendations for baking, smoothies, and everything in between.
Superfood Protein Smoothie
- 1 cup frozen sliced bananas
- 1 cup frozen blueberries
- 1 cup fresh kale packed
- 2 Medjool dates pitted
- ½ tablespoon ground flaxseed
- 3 large frozen cauliflower florets
- ½ cup chocolate protein powder
- 1.5 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 2 cups unsweetened almond milk* or more to taste
- Place all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
Too much protein powder in this, that’s all I could taste! 1-1/2 tablespoons, same with the cocoa would have been enough. You should really be adding cacao instead of cocoa.
yummm! love these drinks for university! 🙂
very high in sugar which is not so healthy
Wow your nutritional stats for this are SO far off. Love that you guys include that info for your recipes but 80% of the time it’s so far off, it’s a joke. I know it’s work to check the numbers, but either do it right or don’t do it.
Do you mind telling us what you think is wrong with the nutrition for this recipe?
Half of the ingredients add up to more than 2x the number of calories per servings. So your per serving calorie measurement is far too low. Same with the recipe you posted today on steel cut oats. 1 cup steel cut oats alone = 600 calories. If you do calories/serving * total servings in your recipe, you don’t even get 600, so it’s wrong.
Hey Mary! In regards to today’s recipe, we specifically used Brandless quick-cooking steel cut oats, which are actually 300 calories per 1 cup (you can check the packaging for reference). As for this recipe, I triple checked this in our nutrition calculating service, and our numbers are spot on. Here’s what I’m calculating: 1 cup blueberries (85 calories), 1 cup kale (49 calories), 2 medjool dates (133 calories), 1/2 tablespoon ground flax (9 calories), 1.5 tablespoons cocoa powder (18 calories), 2 cups unsweetened almond milk (60 calories), 1 cup sliced bananas (133 calories), 1 cup frozen cauliflower florets (37 calories). All of this adds up to 526 calories, divided by 2 = 263/serving. Hope this information helps!
Also, here’s the reference to the quick cooking steel cut oats: https://brandless.com/products/organic-quick-cook-steel-cut-oats
Lee, This was must have for me. I was looking for alternatives to whey protein and this protein smoothie might be the answer. I should prepare it and try it after workouts. Keep adding high protein content.Thanks