Mocha Smoothies


Get a healthy jump-start in the morning with this low-fat breakfast smoothie recipe. Bananas thicken it up with flavor.

Mocha Smoothies
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
10 mins
Freeze Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
22 ounces


  • 1 cup fat-free milk

  • 1 medium banana, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch slices, and frozen

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon sugar or honey

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoon instant coffee crystals

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 cup small ice cubes or crushed ice


  1. In a blender combine milk, banana, sugar, cocoa powder, coffee crystals, and vanilla. Cover and blend until smooth. Add ice cubes. Cover and blend until nearly smooth.

  2. Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

136 Calories
1g Fat
28g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 136
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 5.3mg 27%
Calcium 151.5mg 12%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 395mg 8%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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