Hello! Here’s a super easy post-workout smoothie recipe… It’s a delicious mix of chocolate, protein, caffeine and happiness (because of the chocolate). You might have heard that chocolate milk is a great post-run recovery drink … and I’m taking it up a notch with a kick of caffeine. Boom!

After a workout you should aim to refuel with a snack or meal that’s about a 4:1 carbs to protein ratio. Chocolate milk hits the mark and I’ve been drinking it for years after long runs and races (they have it at a lot of the races I’ve done!).

And I added in frozen coffee ice cubes and some vanilla yogurt for extra caffeine and creaminess. It’s such an easy smoothie recipe – and so good.

Mocha Smoothie Recipe

  • 1 cup coffee ice cubes
  • 1 cup Real California Milk chocolate milk
  • 5 oz. Real California Milk vanilla yogurt

Directions: Freeze leftover coffee in an ice cube tray overnight.

Blend coffee ice cubes, chocolate milk and yogurt. Serve immediately.

Optional: Top with cocoa nibs for an extra chocolate kick!

BONUS: There’s a NEW Podcast up now all about How & Why Chocolate Milk is a great recovery drink after a workout.

Run Eat Repeat Podcast Chocolate Milk Episode 112

Question: What’s your go-to drink after a hard workout or long run?


This post is in partnership with Real California Milk. All opinions are my own.

READ  Birthday Cake Smoothie Recipe with yogurt and sprinkles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here