Caffè Mocha Power Shake
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Thick, creamy and packed with protein, this caffè mocha power shake will give you all-day energy.
You guys know how much I’m in love with coffee. My day is just not complete unless it starts with coffee in some form. A healthy breakfast is a must, too, though. Weeeeeeell, this easy caffè mocha power shake combines the best of both worlds in one and does so with the ease of a single serve coffee pod.
The night before, brew a Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend K-cup in your Keurig. And you immediately know, when that classic aroma hits the air, it’s got to be Folgers® Coffee.
Let the coffee cool and then pour the coffee into an ice tray and allow the coffee to freeze overnight (or even days ahead of time). I like to have frozen coffee ice cubes on hand for this shake and other iced coffee concoctions.
Once you’ve got coffee ice cubes, load them along with all other ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth. This shake is thick, which is exactly how I like them. If you prefer a thinner shake, just add a little more almond milk and blend for a few more seconds.
Let’s be honest, life is busy, and mornings don’t always turn out as leisurely as we would like. That’s where this yummy shake recipe comes into play. It combines breakfast and my favorite morning beverage all into one. I’d say that’s a win-win all around.
I love that this easy caffè mocha power shake is packed with tons of protein and just the right amount of carbs to keep me going all morning long or fuel a tough workout. I’m also pretty smitten with the way the coffee flavor shines through. Even prepared a variety of ways, with Folgers Coffeehouse Blend you can still taste that distinct Folgers taste that starts smooth and finishes bold, now you can add anything to your coffee, and still taste the coffee.
You guys are going to LOVE this! It’s:
Bold in chocolate flavor
Make this easy caffè mocha power shake for a special morning treat before work. Do what you gotta do to get through the work day – no judgment here. Or, save this as a special treat for lazy weekend mornings (especially when summer is at its peak). It’s also my new favorite pre or post-workout fuel. With so many ways to enjoy, it’s no wonder The Best Part of Wakin’ Up™ has always been Folgers in your cup.
If you make this recipe, let us know what you think! Leave a comment – it’s so helpful to me and other readers. And while you’re at it, take a picture and tag it #kimscravings on Instagram so we can see what you come up with. Enjoy, friends!
Thick, creamy and packed with protein, this shake will give you all-day energy!
- 1 small frozen banana
- 1 tablespoon powdered peanut butter
- 1 1/2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (vegan and/or gluten-free, if preferred)
- ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond or cashew milk
- ½ cup Folgers Coffeehouse Blend brewed coffee (made into ice cubes)
- ½ cup ice
Blend all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.
Nutritional information may vary depending on size of banana, protein powder and other ingredients used. I used 90 grams banana, MRM Chocolate Veggie Protein 25 grams, Silk Unsweetened Vanilla Cashew Milk and Peanut Butter & Co. Vanilla Powdered Peanut Butter.
I found Folgers Coffeehouse Blend 12 ct. K-Cups, with all other coffee items, while shopping at my local Kroger. Folgers Coffeehouse Blend 25.4oz Ground Coffee is also available.
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Something to think about….
Have you tried Folgers Coffeehouse Blend? What’s your favorite way to enjoy your morning cup of joe?