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Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

When I'm looking for a healthy cool-down after a good workout, this creamy, icy, flavorful Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie hits the spot.
Course Smoothie
Cuisine American
Keyword protein shake, Protein smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 286kcal
Author Christel Oerum


  • 2 cups kale (4.7 oz.)
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 cup almond or cashew milk
  • 2 tbsp. cacao powder
  • 1 scoop Vega vanilla protein powder


  • Place the kale and banana in a blender (I use a NutriBullet), then add the hemp seeds and peanut butter. To avoid them sticking to the sides of the blender, aim the hemp seeds and peanut butter toward the center.
  • Add the ice & liquids and blend briefly until ingredients are combined.
  • Add powders, aiming for the center, and turn the blender up slowly so that the powders blend instead of flying everywhere. Once combined, blend at high speed until smooth.
  • Pour into glasses and serve.


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.9g | Protein: 16.8g | Fat: 11.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.8g | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 552mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 6900IU | Vitamin C: 117.2mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 1.3mg | Net carbs: 21.9g