Dairy Farmers of Canada

Cocoa Coconut Banana Smoothie

Our dietitians' favourite

Cocoa, banana and coconut are a scrumptious combination and this smoothie captures them all in a thick, satisfying drink. It’s just the thing to enjoy after a workout, as a snack, or as a dessert.

  • Prep: 5 min
Yields 2 Servings
cocoa coconut banana smoothie


  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sweetened shredded coconut divided
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) milk
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 frozen very ripe banana broken into chunks
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
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Set 1 tsp (5 mL) of the coconut aside for garnish. In a blender, combine remaining coconut, yogurt, milk, vanilla, banana and cocoa; purée until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses and serve immediately.


Very ripe bananas with brown spots on the skin give the most flavour to smoothies. Once ripe, peel the bananas and place in a resealable freezer bag, then freeze until solid and keep on hand to make this recipe.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 257 Calories
Protein: 13 g
Carbohydrate: 37 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 4.1 g
Sodium: 175 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 35 % / 385 mg
Magnesium: 33 %
Phosphorus: 33 %
Riboflavin: 32 %
Vitamin B12: 60 %