Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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Smoothies are one of my favorite snacks. I think they are the perfect boost for a light breakfast in the morning or a mid afternoon snack. Since I am a vegetarian, I look as smoothies as a delicious snack I can pack full of protein to make sure that I am getting a healthy dose in my diet. One of my favorite smoothies is the Starbucks Chocolate Banana smoothie, so this is my twist, made just the way I like it.

 

Ingredients:

1  banana frozen

3/4 cup of almond milk (or whichever milk product you prefer)

1 tbsp. of chocolate syrup or sauce (I use Midnight Moo from Trader Joes)

1/4 cup of greek yogurt

optional: protein powder (I’m currently trying out the Whey protein from Trader Joes and I only use 1/2 a dose) and/or 2 tbsp ground flax seed (for protein as well)

 

I throw all of these ingredients into my blender. Blend and voilà, you have a yummy, chocolaty, delicious, protein packed smoothie!

I hope you enjoy and decide to try this recipe out yourself!

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chocolate banana smoothie

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