January 12, 2023

Recipe: Chocolate Cacao Bliss Smoothie

Creamy, healthy, chocolatey goodness

cocoa bliss smoothie

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! You get to drink a chocolate shake for breakfast — and this one is power packed with creamy, healthy fat. Cacao not only adds great flavor, but is a also good source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.


Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy


  • 1 cup almond or cashew milk
  • 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon no‑alcohol, gluten-free pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon coconut butter


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.

Nutrition information (per serving)

Makes 1 serving

Calories: 420
Fat: 33 g
Saturated fat: 18 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fiber: 9 g
Protein: 10 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Sodium: 40 mg

— From Eat Fat, Get Thin, by Mark Hyman, MD.


Related Articles

Peach yogurt smoothie.
February 14, 2023
Recipe: Peach-Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie

Enjoy as is or change it up by adding more fruit or using low-fat dairy

Berry vanilla smoothie in a mason jar ready for drinking.
December 15, 2022
Recipe: Berry Vanilla Banana Smoothie

Sweet, creamy and oh-so delicious

Pieces of chocolate bark made with espresso and toasted nuts
September 22, 2022
Recipe: Chocolate Bark With Espresso and Toasted Nuts

Each serving only contains 70 calories

Flourless chocolate chip cookies
September 8, 2022
Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies (With a Secret Ingredient)

A gluten-free recipe your family will love

no-bake chocolate peanut butter cookies
August 18, 2022
Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Low in carbs, high in flavor

Green grape smoothie
April 28, 2022
Recipe: Green Grape Smoothie

Get your green on!

white milk and dark chocolates
May 20, 2021
Dark, Milk or White – Which Chocolate Is Best for Your Heart?

A closer look at what's inside your favorite candy

blueberry shake
December 28, 2020
Recipe: Ultra Shake

Rich in protein and nutrients, this all-good shake keeps your blood sugar stable

Trending Topics

group of hands holding different beverages
November 14, 2023
10 Myths About Drinking Alcohol You Should Stop Repeating

Coffee won’t cure a hangover and you definitely shouldn’t mix your cocktail with an energy drink

Person applies moisturizer as part of their skin care routine after a shower.
November 10, 2023
Korean Skin Care Routines: What You Need To Know

Focus on the philosophy — replenishing and respecting your skin — not necessarily the steps

glass of cherry juice with cherries on table
November 8, 2023
Sleepy Girl Mocktail: What’s in It and Does It Really Make You Sleep Better?

This social media sleep hack with tart cherry juice and magnesium could be worth a try