Healthy Chocolate Smoothie Recipe
Smoothies can be a really convenient and healthy way to sneak a whole lot of nutrition into busy mornings! This healthy chocolate smoothie recipe is delicious (I'm kinda obsessed) and I've even snuck in a serve of greens, so little ones or fussy eaters won't have a clue that this chocolate smoothie recipe is actually loaded with veg.
The other great thing about this healthy smoothie is that it's really filling and will keep you full for a long time. You'll get plenty of protein from the milk and nut butter, slow-release carbs from the banana and date, plus, healthy fats from the nut butter. You see why I'm so obsessed?
I also have ALL these ingredients at home at all times and (let's be honest), convenience is king!
Anway... give it a go for yourself and see if this simple-as recipe can find a place in your heart (and stomach). Let me know how you go on in the comments or by sharing on Instagram.
Big love, Lyndi xx
- Add the ice cubes afterwards if your blender isn't powerful enough.
- Want it thicker? Freeze milk in ice-cube trays. Perfect for smoothies.
- I always have frozen bananas on hand! Also great for banana ice-cream.
- This recipe is great without the cocoa as a green smoothie or without the spinach leaves as a truly chocolate smoothie.
- Use slightly more cacao (different from cocoa powder) to mask the spinach or use slightly less spinach to suit your taste.
- 1 cup milk of choice
- 1 banana, frozen
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves
- 2 teaspoons nut butter
- 1 date, medjool, pitted
- 1 tablespoon cacao powder
- 1/2 cup ice
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