Chocolate Banana Wonderland Smoothie

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Chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter are a delicious combination. And when prepared properly, they are also really good for you! Blending them with some almond milk or coconut milk makes for a yummy drink, for breakfast or for a post-workout pick-me-up.

Freezing bananas before adding them makes for a creamy smoothie. If you make a lot of smoothies, get into the habit of chopping up fruit and freezing it, so that you’ll always have it on hand for your smoothies.

Raw cacao is packed with antioxidants, and peanut butter adds a punch of protein. Bananas contain potassium, which aids in hydration and keeps you energized.

This recipe is for two people. If making for one, use half of the ingredients.

Chocolate Banana Wonderland Breakfast Smoothie

Chocolate Banana Wonderland Breakfast Smoothie

Yields: 2 | Serving size: 1 1/2 cups | Calories: 297 | Total Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fats: 9 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 9 mg | Sodium: 128 mg | Carbohydrates: 29 g | Dietary fiber: 3 gm | Sugars: 18 g | Protein: 9 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk (lite canned or carton)
  • 1 banana, frozen or unfrozen
  • 2 tablespoons raw organic cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon organic cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon organic virgin coconut oil
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients in the blender on blend on medium to high until the smoothie is completely liquified and foamy. You may decide to blend the ice cubes with the drink or add them at the end. Ice can be a bit much for some blender blades and may be added at the end. Enjoy!
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3 Comments on "Chocolate Banana Wonderland Smoothie"

  1. Cate  April 29, 2014

    This was a perfect morning pick me up. Sadly I didn't have any coconut oil. 🙁 So I added some chia seeds for some added nutrients Perfect morning (or anytime) pick-me-up drink.

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  2. Jeanne  August 3, 2015

    Can this be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge? Thanks

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    • SkinnyMs  August 3, 2015

      Yes. You can blend without the ice to store in the fridge. If you'd like, you can add a handful of ice cubes to the glass before serving.

      Reply

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