Triple Chocolate Protein Shake

Recipe posted in: Nutrisystem Food Hacks, Breakfasts, With Nutrisystem Shakes, Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Without Nutrisystem Shakes, Snacks & Desserts, Shakes, Smoothies & Drinks

Pump up the fudge factor in your Nutrisystem Shakes with this Triple Chocolate Protein Shake recipe! With a little unsweetened cocoa powder and cacao nibs, we turn your ordinary protein beverage into a chocolate triple threat.

If you thought your Nutrisystem chocolate protein powder couldn’t get any more chocolaty, guess again! We add even more fudgy flavor into the creamy mix, making this healthy shake recipe the perfect way to satisfy your cocoa cravings. Featuring just five simple and wholesome ingredients, you can whip up this smoothie recipe quickly before running out the door. It’s the perfect breakfast or morning snack for those busy days and will fit perfectly into your hectic schedule. It’s so creamy and delicious, it could even double as a high protein dessert. You CAN enjoy your chocolate and lose weight, too!

To make this creamy, dreamy, protein-packed beverage, grab your blender and toss in two scoops of the Nutrisystem chocolate protein powder, one teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder, one cup of unsweetened almond milk, half of a tablespoon of cacao nibs and one cup of ice (you can add more ice to achieve your desired thickness). Blend the ingredients until silky smooth and pour your shake into a tall glass. Feel free to also save the cacao nibs for last and use them as a fancy garnish on top of your shake.

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To make this shake a complete Flex meal, you can throw a SmartCarb into the mix. Fruit is a great SmartCarb option that is high in fiber and packed with vitamins and minerals. Many varieties also pair extremely well with chocolate! Bananas, cherries, strawberries and mangoes would all be delicious additions to your beverage. Check out the full Nutrisystem Grocery Guide for a comprehensive list of SmartCarbs to choose from.

Nutrisystem shakes are a great PowerFuel option if you find yourself struggling with a busy schedule. It’s super quick and simple to whip up a shake as you’re running out the door. You can also make your protein beverage ahead the night before and keep it in the refrigerator so you can grab it and go. We recommend always keeping some handy in your pantry so that you always have a healthy option on hand!

Pro tip: If you’re not a fan of chocolate, you can nix the unsweetened cocoa powder and cacao nibs and swap in the protein for our Vanilla Nutrisystem Prosync Shake mix! You can also find unsweetened almond milk in a vanilla flavor to complement the vanilla powder. To add even more vanilla flavor without many calories, you can also add a dash of vanilla extract to any smoothie recipe that you enjoy.

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One serving of this Triple Chocolate Protein Shake contains 188 calories and counts as one PowerFuel and two Extras on Nutrisystem. PowerFuels are high quality proteins and healthy fats. They are an essential part of your healthy weight loss program and should be enjoyed at most meal occasions. Protein helps to keep you full and maintain your muscle mass you drop pounds and get closer to goal weight.

Looking for more tasty ways to use up and spruce up your Nutrisystem Shake Mix? Get creative and have fun with a variety of recipes on The Leaf Weight Loss Blog! Below, we’ve included some of our favorite, protein-packed shake ideas below:

Here at The Leaf Weight Loss Blog, it’s pretty obvious that we absolutely LOVE chocolate. It’s creamy, delicious and can provide many health benefits. According to Medical News Today, dark chocolate is packed with healthy antioxidants and is said to decrease the risk for heart disease, insulin resistance, Alzheimer’s disease and high blood pressure. In addition to its superfood powers, it’s also delicious and can easily be incorporated into a healthy diet plan.

Don’t deprive yourself of the many benefits chocolate can provide! Now that you know why we love chocolate, try whipping up our favorite decadent chocolate recipes. You can also start incorporating some of our chocolate snack hacks into your weekly routine so that you can satisfy your chocolate cravings the healthy way.

Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 188

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel and 2 Extras


  • 2 scoops Nutrisystem Chocolate Shake Mix
  • 1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ Tbsp. cacao nibs
  • 1 cup ice


  1. Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.
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