Almond, Date, & Chocolate Smoothie

January 26, 2022
by Jade Farhat Our Recipes

    Is it possible for a drink to taste this delicious AND be considered healthy? Because this one sure does. Get the recipe for our deliciously simple and surprisingly guilt-free chocolate smoothie below…

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    Using only five ingredients, we made a frothy chocolate smoothie that combines naturally sweet dates with nutty almonds and a banana to thicken it up a bit. Unlike milkshakes or lattes, which are loaded with saturated fat and sugar, this delectable chocolatey goodness contains mainly mono and polyunsaturated fats (those are the good ones) from almonds. It’s also chock-full of fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron. Impressive, we know. But it gets better! This stunner comes with 12 mg of caffeine for a subtle energy boost to fuel your work day. Take THAT milkshake!

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    Almond, Date, and Chocolate Smoothie

    Serves 2

    Ingredients:

    • 1.5 Cups Almond Milk
    • 1.5 Large Bananas
    • 6 Chopped Dates
    • 2 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cacao
    • Slivered Almonds

    Instructions:

    1. Place the almond milk, bananas, chopped dates, and cacao in a blender.
    2. Blend until ingredients are equally distributed and creamy, adding more almond milk if necessary.
    3. Pour into two glass jars and top with slivered almonds.
    4. Optional: Add a swirl of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon or cacao.

    This recipe calls for almond milk, have you ever tried making your own at home!?! We have and lucky for you, we have a delicious recipe! Learn how to make your own almond milk at home here!

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