Rich Chocolate Smoothie

Rich Chocolate Smoothie

Like an awesome chocolate milkshake - only better!

Source: 

Patty

Ingredients / Directions: 

Combine in blender:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 - 1 c soy, rice, or almond milk (or other milk)
  • 1 generous Tbsp ground hemp seeds (or protein powder) OR 1 Tbsp flax oil
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • little splash of vanilla

Comments

This is soooo good! I love

This is soooo good! I love that by changing between a fresh and frozen banana and by playing with the banana to milk ratio, I can have anything from yummy chocolate banana milk, to a malt, to ice cream. Being dairy and sugar free, I have not found any flavoured milk or ice cream type products that cater to both of these needs. And boy did I miss my ice cream! Thanks for a great recipe!

I'm down with you on the

You're welcome Krista! I'm down with you on the ratio shifting :-)

I'd like to try throwing this mixture (with flax oil) into an ice cream maker - first I need and ice cream maker...

Cocoa

Do you have a good source for the cocoa? Is it sugar free?

Hi Jen, Yes, it's

Hi Jen,
Yes, it's sugar-free. Right now I'm using plain unsweetened organic cocoa (Cocoa Comino brand). In the past I've gotten cocoa from the bulk section in the health food store - as well as from the baking section of the grocery store.

Love this smoothie, Patty.

Love this smoothie, Patty. :)

Thanks Cassie!

Thanks Cassie!

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