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Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

Serves 1 5 minute prep time

By Angela Simpson on February 2, 2017

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

In the mood to treat yo’self this Valentine’s Day? This simple 5-ingredient smoothie tastes like a decadent dessert and is sure to help with your chocolate cravings.


  • 1 big fistful of spinach
  • 1 serving Chocolate Vega® Essentials
  • or Chocolate Vega One® All-in-One Shake
  • or Chocolate Vega® Protein & Greens
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage
  • 1 tsp raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 6-8 ice cubes
  • Optional garnishes: cacao nibs, flaked coconut, sliced fresh strawberries


  • Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.

  • Adjust the consistency with a little more almond milk or ice if needed.

  • Pour into a glass and serve.

  • Additional Notes:

    To keep the smoothie tasting rich and super chocolatey, try using frozen strawberries, and don’t add extra ice. This will reduce the need for ice while keeping the smoothie’s consistency thick.

Angela Simpson

Angela Simpson is a Holistic Wellness Coach and Culinary Nutrition Expert living in Los Angeles, California. Her blog, My Fresh Perspective is a destination for healthy whole food recipes, nutrition and fitness tips, personal development and all things holistic health. Her mission is to use her professional training and personal experiences to educate and inspire as many women as possible to live their best lives.
Angela Simpson

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