The Choco-Monkey Smoothie

Choco Monkey Smoothie made with cocoa powder, banana, peanut butter and other ingredients served in glasses with blue and white striped straws

The Choco-Monkey Smoothie is easy and delicious.  This particular smoothie is a family favorite recipe.  Smoothies are great for breakfasts on the go or after school snacks.

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The Choco-Monkey Smoothie

I am a H-U-G-E smoothie drinker.  As a result of my love for smoothies, my kids have also become pretty big smoothie drinkers.  The Choco-Monkey Smoothie is their ultimate favorite.  The combination of chocolatey flavor, banana and peanut butter with a hint of a few other flavors is a winning combo.

They LOVE all things peanut butter, and if you can’t have the peanut butter….no worries, see our favorite swap and trade below!

Here is the recipe for you to blend and sip…

Choco Monkey Smoothie

Choco Monkey Smoothie made with cocoa powder, banana, peanut butter and other ingredients served in glasses with blue and white striped straws


  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


Add the ice into the blender first. Then peel and add the banana. Add in the milk, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, cinnamon, honey and peanut butter into the blender as well. Mix thoroughly and enjoy!


More on making the Choco-Monkey Smoothie;

Nut allergies?  Replace the peanut butter with WowButter®.  This can be located at your local supermarkets in the allergy friendly aisle.

Dairy allergies?  Replace the milk with you favorite dairy free option depending on other dietary concerns; oat milk, almond milk, cashew milk etc.  Our favorite alternative happens to be the almond milk either unsweetened or with a hint of honey.

Leftovers?  What do you do if you have smoothie leftovers?  We’ve all been there, although not with this recipe in my home, but with others.  Simply pour the leftovers into a popsicle mold or paper coated cup with a craft stick in the center.  Place them in the freezer and turn them into freeze pops for future yum.

Smoothies and Kids!  Even the simplest recipes are fantastic for kids and full of kitchen lessons…

  • measuring ingredients
  • following directions
  • blending and blender safety
  • fruit prep, etc.

More Smoothie Fun?  Try making a smoothie bowl.  This is my Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl Recipe.  It’s easy and delish.  And, yes…you can swap the peanut butter.  

Fresh frozen strawberries blended with Greek vanilla yogurt to create a smoothie bowl base topped with chia seeds, coconut flakes, ground flax seed, organic granola, fresh sliced strawberries and peanut butter.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl Recipe Link



32 Comments on “The Choco-Monkey Smoothie”

  1. I love chocolate and banana together. Yum! Lately smoothies are the only way I can get my kiddo to eat fruits and veggies. Thanks for sharing on #yuckstopshere link up. Please come share again with us next week.

  2. Chocolate, banana and peanut butter sounds like a great after school snack. And I just so happen to have some bananas I need to use up.

    Thanks for sharing on Tasty Tuesdays.

  3. chocolate, banana and peanut butter! wow can’t beat that 🙂 Sounds like this Choco-monkey smoothie would power you through the morning for sure!

  4. G’day Love the combination Thanks for stopping and sharing at our #SayGdayParty Please make sure to revisit if you haven’t already to say G’day to the hosts and someone else at the party! Pinned! Cheers! Joanne @What’s On The List

  5. That looks so chocolatey. I really have to make more adventurous smoothies for my girls, after I get a new blender, mine has just died!

  6. Your Smoothie looks delicious. Hope you are staying warm and cozy on this cold day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  7. Hi Jodie, this is a wonderful link up again. So nice to have you join our party week after week with a new recipe. I have always shy-ed away from adding peanut button to a choco milk drink, but maybe I shall now try it… Thank you for the encouragement! And cant wait to see what you’ll link up with us again tomorrow!

  8. Thanks for sharing your delicious recipe at the Say G’Day linky party. I’ve just pinned this to the Say G’Day Saturday board and am featuring you this week.

    Hope you are having a great week.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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