Banana Mocha Smoothie – Best Recipes

    August 29, 2016

    Need an idea for those spotty bananas? Break them up, freeze them, and make this delicious breakfast smoothie. It’s a perfect way to get fiber, antioxidants, protein, and caffeine in a whirl. 

    Before Banana Mocha Smoothie

    I never seem to have time for breakfast, but I manage to make room to whip up this smoothie and pour it into a travel cup for my commute. And I feel naughty indulging in something so tasty that early in the morning. 
    The recipe below is how I normally make this smoothie. If you don’t have dates and vanilla on hand, just omit them. 

    Banana Mocha Smoothie

    (makes 1 super serving)

    1 banana, peeled and frozen

    1/2 cup coffee (hot or cold)

    1 cup almond milk

    1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

    1 Tablespoon chia seeds

    Sweetener to taste (I use stevia or 1/2 tablespoon agave nectar)

    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

    1 Medjool date (optional) (soak overnight for easier blending)


    Blend everything till smooth. Add a handful of ice cubes for extra frostiness and/or if you used hot coffee.

    Approximate Nutritional Stats:

    Calories: 295   Fiber: 14gr   Protein: 7gr

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