cacao cookie dough smoothie

Cacao Cookie Dough Smoothie

Cacao Cookie Dough Smoothie….

a creamy, dreamy way to start your day. And you’d never guess there’s a whole serving of veggies in here….

Cacao nibs are a fabulous way to get in that chocolate taste – and it’s packed with fiber, magnesium, iron, and antioxidants, with a delicious crunch!

To get some protein in smoothies (for longer lasting fuel and satiety), you can easily add some protein powder, but you can also get protein from whole food form too, like with chickpeas in this recipe! A wonderful plant-based source of protein & fiber, two main players that contribute to satiety so you can go crush your day and stop thinking about food.


Cacao Cookie Dough Smoothie

This creamy, dreamy smoothie tastes like chocolate chip cookie dough blended up, with a healthy twist! The most delicious way to sneak in a serving of veggies…you’ll be fooled!

  • Author: Caroline Waters
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


  • 1 cup frozen cauliflower florets
  • 1 TBSP almond butter
  • 1 medjool date
  • 1 TBSP coconut butter
  • 1/21 TBSP pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chickpeas, drained & rinsed (frozen works best)
  • 12 TBSP raw cacao nibs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond, coconut, or oat milk
  • dash of cinnamon
  • dash of pink Himalayan sea salt
  • additional cacao nibs for topping 🙂


Blend all ingredients together in a high powered blender until smooth.

Enjoy immediately!


additional yummy add-ins: vanilla protein powder, chia seeds, hemp seeds, rolled oats


  • Serving Size: 1 serving

Keywords: cookie dough smoothie

I challenge you to try this smoothie on your spouses, kids, and friends – and I bet you they’ll NEVER guess there’s cauliflower in here! The most delicious way to eat cauliflower – yes I said it.  You’ll LOVE this smoothie!

Enjoy this delicious smoothie, you’ll be hooked and surprised you can make veggies taste this good in the morning!

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