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Healthy Chocolate Banana Smoothie with Flax

  • Author: Shane Martin
  • Prep Time: 4 minutes
  • Blend: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Vegan Breakfast Recipes
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: Vegan
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This healthy chocolate banana smoothie recipe with flax is a delicious breakfast or pre-workout snack. Vegan, plant-based, and so easy to make.


Ingredients

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Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour into an 8-ounce glass and enjoy.


Notes

Frozen Bananas: use frozen bananas instead of ice cubes for your smoothies. Once the bananas are ripe simply peel them, slice them roughly the size of ice cubes, and store them in a freezer-safe bag or container.

Dairy-free Milk Choices: try using my homemade cashew milk or oat milk for this recipe. 

Chia Seeds: if you don’t have flax chia seeds are excellent.

Nut Butters: add a scoop of almond butter or peanut butter to make this your post-workout shake. 

Sweeteners: if you don’t have dates you could use 1-2 Tbsp of maple syrup or honey. Please keep in mind that honey is not vegan, but some who are plant-based do use it as a replacement for sugar.

Greens: toss in some chopped kale or spinach for some added nutrition.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 505
  • Sugar: 80.6 g
  • Sodium: 190 mg
  • Fat: 4.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 109.2 g
  • Fiber: 17 g
  • Protein: 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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