Plant powered chocolate nut butter
Get all the choclately flavour without the guilt with this tasty recipe. It’s the perfect cheat your cheat chocolate smoothie.
This dairy-free option is great for vegetarians and vegans but all the natural ingredients make it a nutritious option for anyone looking for breakfast or a snack.
- 1 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
- 1 banana
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 serving plant-based protein, chocolate flavour
- 1 pitted medjool date
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp hemp seeds
- 1 tsp cacao nibs
Crazy for cacao: Cacao powder contains beneficial flavonoids, which act as powerful antioxidants. It is also a rich source of calcium, carotene, thiamin, riboflavin, magnesium, sulfur and EFAs.
- Combine all the ingredients, except hemp seeds and cacao nibs, in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour into a glass and sprinkle with cacao nibs and hemp seeds for some crunch.
Cinnamon contains active compounds that are said to improve blood sugar regulation, and have anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.