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A chocolate peppermint smoothie next to a small candy dish with peppermints.
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5 from 6 votes

Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie

This chocolate peppermint smoothie is creamy, chocolatey and perfect for the holidays. It tastes like dessert, but is protein-packed and loaded with healthy ingredients and makes for a great breakfast or post-workout treat.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Smoothie
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate peppermint smoothie
Servings: 1



  • ¾ cup almond or oat milk plus more as needed to thin
  • ½ frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen cauliflower florets
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 25 grams, I used Nuzest
  • ½ Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 medjool date
  • Handful of spinach optional
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Cacao nibs for topping
  • Candy canes/peppermint candies for topping


  • Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.
    Chocolate peppermint smoothie in a high powered blender.
  • Pour into a glass and top with cacao nibs and peppermint candies.


Serving: 1 smoothie | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 821mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 27g