Chocolate and Cauliflower Protein Shake

Chocolate and Cauliflower Protein Shake

Chocolate and Cauliflower Protein Shake

This idea happened because I had too many cauliflowers in my fridge. I decided to freeze one in florets as an experiment to see if this works. This completely works, I promise. And I didn’t need to cook the cauliflower first, I just froze it as it was. Frozen cauliflower adds a veggie to your smoothie and it’s undetectable. As it is used frozen, it chills the protein shake down and makes it thicker. It is a fantastic banana substitute that is LOWER in carbs 🙂

This can also be used as a breakfast shake as there is so much in it. I had it for a late breakfast before my dog walk.

Ingredients, serves 1

250ml plant based milk
1 portion protein powder
A few florets of frozen cauliflower
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
2 dried figs
3 Brazil nuts
Optional: 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds



  1. Whizz together in a food processor or bullet blender and serve!



Dominique Ludwig

Dominique Ludwig is a Nutritionist MSc and Nutritional Therapist who is also BANT and AFMCP accredited. Dominique works in personalised nutrition with most health conditions. Founder of the Nutrition and Lifestyle Programme Renew Reset Recharge. Dominique is also Head if Nutrition at Meyer Clinic Chichester. Dominique has an enviable list of worldwide clients from actresses, Popstars, athletes and entrepreneurs

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