Peanut Butter Mocha Shake

Peanut Butter Mocha Shake

Thick peanut butter mocha shake is what healthy breakfast dreams are made from. Caffeine-boosted, vegan protein, hearty and chocolaty.

Pouring a shot of espresso into a blender jug.

Hey delighted weekend! I’m welcoming it with a shake that has all of my early morning needs: caffeine, chocolate (!), oats, peanut butter, and a great little plant-based protein to keep me stimulated. Something about espresso in a healthy-ish shake feels so early 2000’s and I am unabashedly into it.

We have actually a quite unwinded weekend lined up. I believe we’re visiting Dumbo, which suggests I will be full-on sobbing in public at some time haha. Ideally the rain slows down so we can take our furry buddies out on a long walking. We’re likewise going to be hectic reservation and preparing a journey to Seattle for June. If you have any suggestions (dining establishments, stores, hotels, areas, sights and so on), please let me understand in the remarks!

Hope you get a possibility to attempt this incredible mocha shake! If you enjoy chocolate shakes, have a look at this hazelnut chocolate one, this red velour one with beets(!), or this mint chip espresso shake. Here’s a couple of posts, podcasts and so on that I enjoyed today. Have a great one!

– We truly blew it on arugula.

– Basking in the familiar design and shape of “daddy tennis shoes” in these disorderly times that we’re residing in.

– I enjoyed this episode of the GOOP podcast a fair bit. May be a little far out for a few of you, however there are golden nuggets of motivation in here. What you believe = who you end up being.

— Can What We Consume Affect How We Feel?

– What it resembles to invest 24 hr in an air hanger-turned-tropical resort simply beyond Berlin, total with an “ocean” the size of 3 olympic pool, a jungle lagoon, and beach camping tent lodgings. Ludicrous as this tourist attraction is, I sort of feel sorry for the author’s inspiration: “… winter season draws and a tropical air wall mount appeared like the strangest method to handle it.”

– Unusual family pet peeve files: I can’t stand flip flops.

– Having stated that, I might most likely be encouraged to use them ultimately.

– Reading this excerpt from Ruth Reichl’s newest narrative is wild. Great deals of insight into the death of Premium Publication and just how much their web existence (and the existence of another popular online food entity) involved all of it. Juicy! A caution though: there is a section that goes over goat butchery in a rather straight-out method near completion.

– It’s been an unusual month for the vegan neighborhood.

– I am a huge fan of power couple Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle. This sincere account of Abby’s monetary life/slightly shortsighted retirement preparation is honest, revitalizing, and an excellent knowing chance. Great deals of unexpected things in here too! “… 80 percent of all expert male professional athletes go broke.”

– If you have not yet, listen to Glennon’s episode of SuperSoul Conversations. It’s the best dosage of motivation to bring you into next week.

A head on shot of a thick peanut butter mocha smoothie that is rich, chocolate brown in colour. In the background, there is a clear bottle of homemade non-dairy milk and a big clear jar of oats.

Vegan Peanut Butter Mocha Shake

Thick peanut butter mocha shake is what healthy breakfast dreams are made from. Caffeine-boosted, vegan protein, hearty and chocolaty.


Course Drink, Breakfast, Drinks, Treat Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 1

Author: Laura Wright


  • Mixer

Active Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1 ripe banana, ideally frozen
  • 1 shot espresso
  • 1/3 cup ice


  • In an upright mixer, integrate the milk, protein powder, oats, cocoa powder, peanut butter, vanilla, salt, banana, espresso, and ice. Bring the speed of the mixer as much as high and continue to mix till absolutely smooth and velvety, about 30 seconds. Take pleasure in the peanut butter mocha shake right away.


  • I like the additional chocolaty increase of cocoa, however if you have an incredibly flavourful chocolate protein powder, do not hesitate to avoid it.
  • No espresso? Double the quantity of coffee, decrease the milk by a 1/4 cup, go for a frozen banana, and perhaps include a bit more ice to keep that density undamaged.

Program Conceal 22 remarks

  • Sonia

    Hey Laura, my suggestion on Seattle is to enjoy a video on YouTube called “Seattle is Passing away.” I simply arbitrarily encountered it 2 days earlier and could not think what I was enjoying. I had all these images of Seattle in my mind, and this video altered that quick. It does not even make any sense how and why this is taking place in the city. It is impressive! (It is generally about substance abuse, homelessness and how excellent, good polices risk their lives every day just to have the city let the bad guys off without penalty!)
    PS … Your posts like this one with great deals of links are my preferred. Reply

    • Maggie

      Struck there to both Laura and the above commenter,
      Please do not evaluate the city of Seattle by this prejudiced and right-wing-funded documentary. Homelessness is a complex, multi-faceted problem that Seattle (like lots of cities) is presently dealing with, however as a veteran local of Seattle, I can state for sure that it is still a lovely, dynamic, incredible city that I like residing in! Coffee shop Plants is a renowned vegetarian dining establishment, and its ideal near the Washington arboretum, which is a huge city park/woodland that must be at its most gorgeous in June.:-RRB- Reply

      • Sonia

        Ha ha … You understand I nearly included a remark stating I do not understand how true/one sided it is due to the fact that I have actually never ever existed myself and is the very first I have actually ever found out about the issue there. I would not generally publish about it– it was simply that I enjoyed the video just 2 days prior so it was on my mind. And in no chance am I stating not to go. However the video truly appeared legitimate! And it was really fascinating and eye opening to enjoy when I had no concept about the scenario there in the very first location. I get that videos overemphasize things however the dirt and the trash and the camps revealed are not comprised. Anyhow … sorry, Laura to have actually stated anything in the very first location. Not attempting to get anybody riled up. I simply believed you may discover it as fascinating as I did.

      • Laura

        No concerns at all, Sonia! Completely comprehend the disposition to share when something is fresh on the mind. Value it in any case:-RRB-
        – L

      • Laura

        Thank you for this, Maggie. A great deal of individuals emailed and messaged me about this documentary and I sensed it was most likely on the sensationalist side. Value your viewpoint and your suggestions a lot!
        – L

    • Leslie

      Yeah for sure do not evaluate Seattle by that propaganda !! Born and raised in Seattle has actually constantly been house, absolutely would not let that documentary sway anything, it’s still a remarkable city, yes we have a growing homeless population that is an issue that requires to be dealt with, however as far as you checking out in June that will be a fun time to come!

      I concur that Coffee shop Plants in Madison Park/ Capitol Hill location is a must, No Bones Beach Club in Ballard, (which is likewise a truly fantastic community to simply walk and have a look at- ideal beside Fremont likewise enjoyable), Wayward Vegan Coffee Shop in North Seattle location likewise is an effectively understood and excellent vegan area, and last idea is Sizzle Pie on Capitol Hill for pizza! Another idea while you are here would be to take the West Seattle ferryboat over to Vashon Island for their farmers market or simply for enjoyable to take the ferryboat perhaps go to winery’s or supper!

      Thanks for your incredible dishes!

      Leslie Reply

  • Lacey

    Coffee shop plants in Seattle is incredible! Delicious vegan breakfast alternatives. Reply

    • Laura

      Certainly on my list! Their breakfast sounds incredible. Thanks a lot.
      – L Reply

  • Amber Barrett

    No Bones Beach Club, Coffee Shop Plants, and Pablo Y Pablo. And have a look at Harvest Beat too! The Ballard Farmers Market is wonderful.

    PS the “Seattle is Passing away” video is grossly overemphasizing; I reside in Seattle and most Seattle-ites do not concur with it at all. Reply

    • Laura

      Thanks a lot for these suggestions, Amber! Truly value it

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