Almond Butter, Chocolate & Coffee Bean Protein Shake

Almond Butter, Chocolate and Coffee Bean Protein Shake

This shake is my newest breakfast obsession. It contains two of my very favorite things: coffee and almond butter. And then it just keeps getting better with the chocolate and cinnamon.


Almond butter is so yummy. If you haven’t tried it before, I highly recommend. It’s pretty much what you’d expect it to taste like and is a nice change from peanut butter.  You could totally make this shake with peanut butter, but I like the extra nuttiness from the almond butter.

Almond Butter, Chocolate and Coffee Bean Protein Shake

I’ve pretty much been finding ANY reason to eat almond butter lately. My current preferred ways are to either spread it on a sliced banana with a little cinnamon or this here tasty protein shake.

Almond Butter, Chocolate and Coffee Bean Protein Shake

If the coffee beans freak you out, you can also just use 1 tbsp. brewed coffee. The coffee bean idea came to me when I really wanted the shake but was too lazy to brew a pot of coffee. It happens.

And the result was glorious.

Almond Butter, Chocolate and Coffee Bean Protein Shake

This shake has become my little treat when Dustin is traveling for work. Since he doesn’t like coffee, he doesn’t much care for this shake. So, while he’s gone, I have this yummy coffee almond and chocolate heaven to look forward to.

Almond Butter, Chocolate and Coffee Bean Protein Shake Almond Butter, Chocolate and Coffee Bean Protein Shake

Can you feel the tastiness?

Simple pleasures.

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5 from 3 votes
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Almond Butter, Chocolate & Coffee Bean Protein Shake
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Here's a lusciously delicious protein shake that combines almond butter, coffee, chocolate and cinnamon.
Categories: Breakfast, Drinks
Difficulty: Easy
Keyword: almond butter protein shake, almond butter shake, coffee bean smoothie
Servings: 1 smoothie
Calories: 297 kcal
Author: A Sweet Pea Chef
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3-4 coffee beans or 1 tbsp. brewed coffee cold
  • 5-8 ice cubes
  1. Starting with the almond milk, place all the ingredients into a blender. Depending on your blender’s settings, first start on the chop mode to chop up the ice and coffee beans, followed by pureeing the mixture to create a smooth, even consistency.
  2. In order to get your preferred consistency, you can also start by not adding any ice, following the other steps above. Once all other ingredients are mixed together, slowly add the ice, mix and then test. Continue to add more ice cubes until the desired consistency is met.
  3. If too thick, you can add some more vanilla milk, little by little.
Nutrition Facts
Almond Butter, Chocolate & Coffee Bean Protein Shake
Amount Per Serving (1 smoothie)
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 103
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.4g18%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Sodium 153.7mg6%
Carbohydrates 20.9g7%
Fiber 3.5g14%
Sugar 16.4g18%
Protein 24.8g50%
Vitamin A 900IU18%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 520mg52%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Lacey Baier

Hey y’all, I’m Lacey Baier and I’m so glad you’re here! I’m a healthy lifestyle influencer and the creator of this clean-eating blog and YouTube channel, A Sweet Pea Chef. My recipes have been published on Food Network, Good Morning America, FoxNews, Tastemade, Fitness Magazine, and much more. I live in Dallas, Texas with my husband and four kiddos. Let’s get started!

3 thoughts on “Almond Butter, Chocolate & Coffee Bean Protein Shake

  1. 5 stars
    Absolutley delicious . I followed the recipe to a t. Thought it funny that my hubby’s name is Dustin and he too does not care for coffee. To each is own. Thanks for the recipe. I’ll be drinking this one alot.

  2. 5 stars
    I googled “adding coffee to a breakfast smoothie”. A few recipes came up with banana, which I skipped bc I don’t care for bananas. Then I found yours. Holy cow! Using ingredients I had on hand, it was spectacular. My differences: I had maple almond butter (adding about 2 more calories) and 1 heaping tsp of dark cocoa (bc my vegan protein powder is vanilla). Threw in a tiny pinch of salt. I love your idea of using coffee beans. It’s easier, but also such a great flavor. Thank you for the recipe!

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