This paleo Chocolate Almond Smoothie tastes like a rich and creamy nutty chocolate bar. Sweetened naturally with ripe banana and dates, it is packed with protein and keeps me feeling full all morning.
Can you think of a better way to start your day than with chocolate?
This paleo Chocolate Almond Smoothie is our favourite go-to breakfast when we want a change from our other morning smoothies, (or when I don't want to run out to the garden in my PJ's to pick some kale for a green smoothie.)
Made with almond milk, almond butter, banana, dates, cocoa and hemp seeds, this Whole30 smoothie is a rich and creamy high-protein way to get your day off to a great energizing start!
Substitute your favourite non-dairy milk for the almond milk, or use cocoa instead of cacao if you prefer. It will still taste like chocolate heaven.
Just whir everything in a blender, grab a glass or a travel mug and begin your day with a burst of energy.
Your body will be grateful.
Chocolate Almond Smoothie
- 1 cup almond milk or other non-dairy milk
- 1/2 ripe banana
- 1 tbsp almond butter
- 2 Medjool dates, pitted
- 1 tbsp ground cacao or cocoa
- 1 tbsp hemp seeds (hemp hearts)
- 2 ice cubes
- cacao nibs or cocoa or cinnamon for garnish
- Put all ingredients except the cacao nibs in a blender and process until smooth. Garnish. Double the recipe for 2 servings.
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