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Best Homemade Chocolate Protein Shake

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This homemade chocolate protein shake is perfect for breakfast, a snack, or if you need a pick me up after a workout. Simple ingredient list along with great taste plus it’s Weight Watchers friendly! 

I will just go ahead and say, up until January I struggled with protein shakes. I thought all of them were just, honestly, disgusting! I have tried every kind known to mankind and just can’t quite stomach it. 

Lucky for you, I am letting go of my secret homemade chocolate protein shake recipe in hopes that if you are in the same boat I was, you can change your mind! 

The fundamentals of a good protein shake as far as taste goes is PROTEIN POWDER

Orgain Protein Powder is the ONLY one I recommend. When you open it, it smells sweet instead of smelling horrid! Its base is pea plant, so it’s vegan-friendly too. 

chocolate and vanilla protein powder with scoops

Here are some other facts about Orgain that's worth mentioning:

Variety of  Flavors


 Low Net Carbs

 Non Dairy



No Sugar Added

Soy Free



21 grams of protein, 7 grams of organic fiber, 3 net carbs per serving

**You can get Orgain at Walmart and Sams (the premixed bottles), but it's definitely cheaper on Amazon.

If you don't have time to make the homemade chocolate protein shake, Orgain offers on the go bottles too! 

This protein shake is 7 Smartpoints if you are on the Weight Watchers Freestyle plan. I know you are thinking Wow, that is high JUST for a protein shake. Just remember, all these ingredients are actually healthy and NOT PROCESSED.

Protein is what keeps you fuller for a longer amount of time, so no needing for snacking as much. Also, in some lower point processed snack foods, they have a lot of carbs, which the more carbs you have, the hungrier you will be if its not balanced with protein. 

If you want to know more about how the body processes carbs, protein, etc. and just need a reality check health wise…I cannot tell you much I LOVE this book! She does such an awesome job explaining everything! I really believe everyone can benefit from it. Plus it’s not about dieting specifically its really more about the health benefits and how foods relate to the inflammation process in our bodies! 

The Best Homemade Chocolate Protein Shake 

This homemade chocolate protein shake is perfect for breakfast, a snack, or if you need a pick me up after a workout. Simple ingredient list along with great taste plus it’s Weight Watchers friendly! #proteinshakes #weightwatchers #vegan #mealreplacement #chocoloate

Ingredients for Chocolate Protein Shake

1 serving of Orgain Chocolate Fudge Protein Powder 

1 1/2 – 2 cups of Silk Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk 

1 serving of PB2 Powder 

½ banana  

chocolate protein shake in a glass next to spoon

How to Make a Chocolate Protein Shake 

  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender. 
  2. Blend until mixed well and serve! 

Servings: 1; 7 Smartpoints per serving 

Tips for the Best Homemade Chocolate Protein Shake 

protein shakes in a shaker bottle


  • You will need a blender, this is the one I have and literally use it ALL the time. 
  • I am a HUGE fan of these shaker bottles. This is what I use on a daily basis. BONUS: they come in really cute colors :) 
  • You can substitute the PB2 Powder for regular peanut butter, but if you are following WW this will increase the points. 
  • Almond butter is good too! AND it now comes in the powder form
  • Feel free to make these the night before, they store well! 
  • Sometimes we use flax seeds or chia seeds in our protein shakes too.
  • You don't have to use the unsweetened vanilla, this is just what we prefer. 
  • The banana is delicious, but you can also use other fruits or vegetables

Chocolate Protein Shake

Servings: 1; 7 Smartpoints

  • 1 serving of Orgain Chocolate Fudge Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups of Silk Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 1 serving of PB2 Powder
  • ½ banana

Combine all ingredients into a blender.

Blend until mixed well and serve!

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