Chocolate Gingerbread Protein Smoothie

Who doesn’t crave sweet, spiced treats during the cold winter months? Well luckily, this one is guilt-free! With 8.9g of protein and plenty of healthy fats to give you the boost you need, this chocolate gingerbread protein smoothie is guaranteed to get you through the morning – whether it’s an intense workout, seeing the family, or braving those dark winter mornings.  

We love almond butter in smoothies – not only does it add a rich, creamy flavor, but it also packs a serious protein punch with almost 3.5 grams of protein per tablespoon. With that being said, if you prefer a different nut butter, feel free to sub it in here. 

We’ve also included avocado, because, weird as it sounds, it pairs perfectly with chocolate! Just try a plant-based chocolate avocado mousse if you don’t believe us. Dates add a little sweetness as well as fiber and antioxidants, and the warm fragrance of ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg combine to give a perfect burst of holiday flavor. 

Chocolate Gingerbread Smoothie: Ingredients

Makes 1 large smoothie or 2 smaller ones to share

1 tbsp almond butter

2 tsp raw cacao powder or cocoa powder 

½ avocado or 1 small banana, peeled and chopped

1 ½ cup plant milk of your choice

3 dates, pitted and chopped

4 pumps Daily Boost in the flavor of your choice (we recommend Mocha!) 

¼ inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped or 1 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg

Pinch of salt


  1. Add all the ingredients except the almond butter and plant milk to a blender and blend until smooth. You may need to add a splash of milk to loosen the mixture slightly. 
  2. Add the almond butter and plant milk and blend until combined. Enjoy immediately to avoid discoloration! 
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