Author / Rachel Koo

Prep: 5 min / Servings: 1

Put a little pep in your step by making this caffeinated, creamy, chocolatey protein packed shake that is sure to fuel you all day long! Great option if you’re short on time and need to hit a big workout, or on your way to the office! Easily customizable to match your Power Athlete Protocol. For those on the keto protocol, use full fat coconut milk and substitute an avocado for the banana. 


Calories: 560

Fat: 27g

Carbohydrate: 52g

Protein: 25g


– 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
– 1/2 cup unsweetened 0% yogurt
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– 1 banana
– 2 shots espresso
– 1 tbsp cocoa powder
– 1 tbsp cacao nibs
– 1 cup unsweetened light coconut milk (or any milk of choice)
– 2 cups ice



Step 1: Add all ingredients to the blender except the ice. Top with ice and blend until smooth

Step 2: For a thicker shake, add more ice. For thinner, none! Enjoy the boost of energy!












Perfect Pairings:

This recipe pairs perfectly with our tired and tested nutrition protocols.
Leaning Protocol
Bulking Protocol

Keto Protocol

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Rachel Koo

Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.

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