Cocoa Banana Burst Smoothie

By now you know we love a good smoothie!  After all, it reminds us of being a kid– and enjoying milkshakes without guilt!  So now that we still want to enjoy smoothies without guilt, we’re always whipping some up!

 

So if you need a new quick and easy breakfast idea that’s easy to make and that’ll start your morning with a boost of energy, try this recipe.  Simply mix bananas, cocoa powder and almond milk with a few other great smoothie protein and fiber boosting components– and voila, you’ll start your morning with a bang!

And for green smoothie ideas, try these!

Skinny Green Smoothie

Avocado and Apple Green Smoothie

Kale Recharge Smoothie

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Bananas provide quality carbohydrates that give you quick energy and boosts your immune system and is filled with nutrients such as Vitamin C, Folate, B12, and Copper.  Plus, their potassium helps to prevent muscle cramps and causes relaxation, so hello energy -filled, calm morning! Enjoy!

Cocoa Banana-Burst Smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana, frozen (we slice banana’s into coins and lie them flat in a zip-loc bag in the freezer so they are ready to jump in a smoothie at any time :))
  • ½ cup silken tofu
  • ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon stevia (or 2 teaspoon honey or sugar), optional, depending your your palate

Directions:
Blend tofu and almond milk.  Once blended add cocoa, honey and banana and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving, Serves 1 (with stevia): 205 calories, 36 g carbohydrate, 5 g fat, 9 g protein, 8 g fiber, 83 mg sodium,

Nutrition Facts Per Serving, Serves 1 (with sugar or honey): 235 calories, 44 g carbohydrate, 9 g protein, 8 g fiber, 83 mg sodium, 22 g sugar

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Cocoa Banana Burst Smoothie
 
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 banana, frozen (we slice banana's into coins and lie them flat in a zip-loc bag in the freezer so they are ready to jump in a smoothie at any time :))
  • ½ cup silken tofu
  • ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon stevia (or 2 teaspoon honey or sugar), optional, depending on your palate 😉
Instructions
  1. Blend tofu and almond milk. Once blended add cocoa, honey and banana and blend until smooth.
  2. Nutrition Facts Per Serving, Serves 1 (with stevia): 205 calories, 36 g carbohydrate, 5 g fat, 9 g protein, 8 g fiber, 83 mg sodium,
  3. Nutrition Facts Per Serving, Serves 1 (with sugar or honey): 235 calories, 44 g carbohydrate, 9 g protein, 8 g fiber, 83 mg sodium, 22 g sugar
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