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A close up of a glass of chocolate and date smoothie, with dates, cocoa powder and oats next to the glass.
Chocolate and Date Smoothie
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
2 mins
 

A delicious way to start the day; this chocolate and date smoothie looks more indulgent than it is. Richly flavoured with cocoa, it's packed with slow release energy from oats. Treat yourself to this delicious morning boost in place of your usual breakfast.

Course: Drink, Drinks
Cuisine: Drink
Keyword: Chocolate and Date Breakfast Smoothie, date smoothie, smoothie
Servings: 1
Calories: 413 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 cup milk (your choice)
  • 4 dates
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 dsp peanut (or other nut) butter
Instructions
Instructions for power blenders.
  1. Add all ingredients to the jug of a power blender. Blend until smooth.

Instructions for stick and non-power blenders.
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a container and leave in the fridge overnight.   
  2. Blitz with a stick blender in the morning, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe Variations

If you don't have power blender soak the ingredients overnight in the fridge and mix in a regular lender, or using a stick blender.

Nutritional information

This recipe is 18 Weight Watchers Smart Points per portion

 

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate and Date Smoothie
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 413 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Potassium 787mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 73g 24%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 48g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 7.9%
Calcium 31.1%
Iron 11.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.