By Kim McDevitt, National Educator for Vega - Originally posted on MyVega.com
There are few things better than the combination of chocolate and banana. Except for maybe the addition of some nut butter. This Creamy Chocolate Banana Smoothie is the perfect combination of just that. Rich chocolaty taste, creamy banana texture and some nut butter swirled in for an extra flavor and protein boost.
- 1 serving Vega Proteins & Greens Chocolate
- 1 large frozen banana
- 2 tsp cacao powder
- 1 Tbsp almond butter or peanut butter
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1/2 cup ice
Optional toppings: chopped almonds, Vega Cocoa Kissed SaviSeeds, cacao nibs
- Add all ingredients to blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Optional garnish of topping - but highly recommended! Enjoy!
A runner, cooking enthusiast, plant-focused flexitarian and National Educator for Vega, Kim McDevitt has passionately built her career in nutrition. Noticing that her running performances were closely tied to what she was eating, Kim decided to study nutrition and pursue advanced degrees in Dietetics and Public Health, to better understand the power of food in performance. Today, Kim specializes in sports nutrition to enhance athletic performance and focuses on realistic and approachable ways for improving health through educated dietary choices within an active lifestyle.
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