Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie for Valentine’s Day

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Chocolate strawberry smoothie

This delicious Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie is a perfect Valentine’s day treat that comes together in just 5 minutes.

Not only does it satisfy a sweet tooth, but it also gives you a burst of energy and nutrition that keeps me going through the whole day. So put down those sugary treats and give this healthy chocolatey delight a try – your taste buds won’t regret it.


  • Banana: You’ll need one peeled and frozen banana. Bananas are one of my favorite fruits to put in smoothies. They’re a great source of potassium and give this Chocolate Strawberry smoothie its perfectly creamy texture.
  • Strawberries: Add 1 cup of frozen strawberries. Frozen fruits make your smoothie creamier than fresh fruits. But fresh fruit also works, use what you have!
  • Milk: You’ll need 1 ½ cups of almond milk. (You can use any milk of your choice.)
  • Honey: I like to add 1 tablespoon of raw honey to sweeten the smoothie but you can always omit that or add your preferred type of vegan sweetener.
  • Cocoa Powder: Now for that decadent chocolatey taste, you’ll need 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder. If you want your Chocolate Strawberry smoothie to have a really deep chocolate flavor, I recommend using organic cocoa powder (or cacao powder, which is raw chocolate powder)
  • Protein Powder: I like to keep my smoothies healthy and nutritious, so I usually add 1 serving of protein powder. You can use any protein powder of your choice.
  • Toppings: Chocolate-dipped strawberries and chocolate shavings are a great option for serving if you want to make this a pretty Valentine’s Day treat.

Check out the printable recipe card below for the recipe and detailed instructions.

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How To Make A Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

  1. In a blender, blend all ingredients (except the chocolate-covered strawberries to garnish, if using) until smooth.
  2. Pour into glasses and serve cold. Garnish if desired.

If you’re looking for more recipes to try this Valentine’s Day, check out these 10 Hearty Valentine’s Day Recipes. It includes everything from breakfast to dinner.

Cooking Time

5 minutes.

This recipe is super easy to make. All you need to do is put all the ingredients in a blender and blend them together in just 5 minutes.

Chocolate strawberry smoothie front


You can store your Chocolate Strawberry smoothie in a mason jar, or any airtight container, in the fridge for up to 24 hours.


This recipe yields around 2 servings depending on your portion size.

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Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

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  • Author: Elizabeth Rider
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


This Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie is the perfect Valentine’s day treat. It’s tasty, nutritious, and comes together in just 5 minutes!


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  • 1 banana, peeled and frozen
  • 1 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen and stems removed
  • 1 1/2 cup milk of choice (I use almond milk)
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 serving protein powder of choice
  • Chocolate-dipped strawberries, optional for serving
  • Chocolate shavings, optional for topping


  1. In a blender, blend banana, strawberries, milk, honey, cocoa powder, and protein powder until smooth.
  2. Pour into glasses and serve cold. Garnish if desired.

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