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Almond Milk Smoothie

Start your day right with this Almond Milk Smoothie, made with less than 5 ingredients. You can make it plain or chocolate. Either way, you'll be ready for your day with lots of energy!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 155kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen banana slices
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder unsweetened (optional)
  • ¾ cup almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons plant-based protein powder (chocolate or vanilla)
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter optional, but recommended
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions

  • Combine the banana, cocoa powder, milk, and protein powder in a blender. Pulse until smooth.
  • Add the almond butter and pulse again until smooth.
  • Add the ice and pulse until the ice is crushed and incorporated into the smoothie.
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy.

Notes

There are lots of great plant-based protein powders available. Here are some great options: Ka'Chava Plant-Based Super Foods Protein Powder, Fuel-6 offers a plant-based protein smoothie as well, and Vega One Nutritional Shake Chocolate. See links in the post above.

Nutrition

Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 344mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 2mg