Mocha Frappuccino

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and Tasty

*Special thanks to Ninja for providing product. I received a Ninja Coffee Bar &Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Compact System for this post to review, however all opinions as usual are my own.

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and TastyBack in November I had the joy of attending a huge food bloggers conference. If you’re not a blogger you’ve probably never heard of it. If you are – then I’m sure you have. BlogHerFood ’15 was held November 6-7 in Chicago. If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw my photos here at the famous Chicago sign, here at the AMAZING Giordanos pizza place, here at Eataly the most adorable Italian marketplace, or maybe even the highlight of the weekend when I partied the night away here with Ree Drummond THE PIONEER WOMAN! It was pretty epic I tell you. I had the most wonderful time with great blogger friends (my partner in crime for the weekend was my girl Rach from EZPZ Mealz… she’s pretty awesome, you should follow her if you don’t already!). Ate delicious foods. Connected with some really great people, and awesome brands.

I’m not a huge coffee drinker myself. I will however have a cup here or there on occasion. Typically I will if we’re at a friends and they are brewing up a fresh pot AND if they have something chocolatey for me to mix in. While I was doing my thang meeting the brands during some of the breakout sessions at the conference I kept walking by the Ninja booth. At first I wasn’t eager to stop because like I said, I’m not much of a coffee drinker. In fact, we had some friends of ours years ago give us a coffee maker that they were no longer using (as they were upgrading) and I never once used it. I’ve learned about myself if something is too much work to figure out I don’t take the time to… figure it out. So back to Ninja. I had some of my fun business card gifts I was handing out and decided ‘what the heck, why not?’. So I stopped by. 

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and TastyI handed out my fun little treats and grabbed a cup of something AMAZING! A Peppermint Mocha Ninjaccino to be exact. It was SO freaking good! While I was there I decided to hang around for a demo of the new Ninja Coffee Bar. I’ll be honest, I really listened with only about 50% attention. What? I said I’m not a big coffee drinker! But then they whipped out the Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Compact System which is what made the peppermint mocha a specialty blended drink. Alright. Alright.. the 50% went up to about 75%. What can I say? I’m a sucker for kitchen appliances. The rest of the weekend I kept peeking my head over into the booth to see if they’d made any more of the peppermint mochas. 

One thing led to another and next thing you know the kind folks at Ninja sent me both a Ninja Coffee Bar AND a Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Compact System! HELLO generous! I couldn’t’ wait to get my hands on each of them and start creating fun things. Over the last month I’ve been making coffee like a maniac. The thing is, the coffee bar is SO easy to use. The reason I didn’t use the old coffee maker from our friends was because it was too complicated to figure out (and an old model of something or another). The Ninja Coffee Bar is CRAZY easy. Here’s a little more about it:

  • Thermal Flavor Extraction™ technology, which delivers a variety of sizes and styles while achieving the perfect brew richness level every time.
  • Auto-iQ™ One Touch Intelligence Technology delivers customizable options for smooth, rich coffee in a cup, travel mug or carafe.
  • Makes refreshing iced coffee by allowing users to dial up the richness of their coffee to offset the dilution caused by melting ice.
  • Offers a variety of brewing options including Classic Brew, Rich Brew, Over Ice Brew and Specialty Brew.
  • Available at major retailers nationwide September 2015, starting at $179.99 MSRP

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and TastyYikes! It’s taking me a really long time to tell you about my mocha – but it only made sense if I filled you in on the back story first. SO with all of that said, this mocha was fun to make! I LOVE the Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Compact System. It’s a pretty powerful machine and whipped up this frapuccino in a heartbeat. Here’s a little more about the system:

  • Nutri Ninja® Auto-iQ Compact System now includes Smooth Boost Technology, allowing you to truly customize your drink-making experience whether you’re using Nutrient Extraction* or High Performance Blending. Now you can choose whether you want deliciously drinkable nutrient juices or whip up an ultra-creamy frozen smoothie all at the touch of a button. With Nutri Ninja® Auto-IQ with Smooth Boost you can see, feel, and taste the difference.
  • This compact system includes a 40 oz. Blend & Prep Bowl for added functionality to create healthy meals and drinks with ease. The precision processing offers even chopping, smooth purees, and perfect dough consistencies.
  • Nutri Ninja® Auto-iQ Compact System includes a double-walled stainless steel cup that keeps your favorite frozen smoothies colder for up to 4 hours.** Regular and Jumbo Multi Serve Tritan Nutri Ninja® Cups with Sip & Seal® Lids allow you to make delicious smoothies to take on the go.
  • $159.99 MSRP

The point is this drink is awesome. These machines are awesome. And drinking coffee whenever l please is awesome. 

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and Tasty

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and Tasty

Mocha Frappuccino // This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip! | Tried and TastyItems used in this post:

Mocha Frappuccino

Serves 2
This frozen coffee drink is a delicious pick-me-up that's perfect any time of the day! Made with only a handful of ingredients you'll feel refreshed and spunky after just one sip!
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128 calories
28 g
3 g
1 g
2 g
1 g
424 g
62 g
22 g
0 g
0 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
424g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128
Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g
2%
Saturated Fat 1g
3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg
1%
Sodium 62mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 28g
9%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 22g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
5%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 4 Ninja® Single-Serve Scoops (or 4 tablespoons) ground coffee
  2. 3 c. ice
  3. 1/4 c. chocolate milk
  4. 1/4 c. chocolate syrup
Instructions
  1. Size: Travel Mug setting
  2. Brew: Specialty
  3. Following the measurement above, place the ground coffee into the brew basket. Place the ice into a large plastic cup; set cup in place to brew. Select the Travel Mug size; press the Specialty Brew button. When brew is complete, combine coffee and ice with milk and chocolate syrup in a 24-ounce or larger blender container. Blend until smooth, about 25 seconds. Divide between 2 glasses, top with whipped cream, and drizzle with additional chocolate syrup.
Adapted from Ninja
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calories
128
fat
1g
protein
2g
carbs
28g
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Adapted from Ninja
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6 comments about “Mocha Frappuccino

  1. Holly

    This just made my coffee addict heart sing a song of joy! I think we need to schedule in a coffee date asap – sounds like you’re making the coffee… i’ll bring some treats. deal?!

    1. Yvonne

      You can for sure order online, but as far as in stores – I’m not 100% sure. I can see if I can find out for you!

  2. D.

    Is the Ninja Coffee Bar appliance worth the money spent? I have a Keurig now & I like it, but, it’s going on the fritz. Should I consider Ninja?

    1. Kimberly Caron

      You should definitely get a Ninja. You can make a cup or a whole pot of coffee. The versatility is great. The coffee is the best. It tastes like professional made every time. It has definitely spoiled me.