Recipe: Chocolate Banana Smoothie

chocolate banana smoothie recipe

Are you a fan of chocolate milk?

Did your drink ready made chocolate milk or make it yourself using Nestle Quick?
I remember having both as a kid.

Now my tastes have evolved I say and I prefer really good dark chocolate in my drinks.

I wanted to make a smoothie with chocolate in it and while I was playing with ingredients in the kitchen this recipe I am sharing today, ended up being my favourite.

The recipe is easy to make and uses fairly simple ingredients. I did not add protein powder to this recipe but you could easily add it when you make it yourself.

I used good quality dark cocoa powder in the smoothie plus added a bit of cinnamon to the drink. Cinnamon may help in lowering blood sugar, is high in antioxidant potency and is a natural antimicrobial. It also tastes good!

Recipe: Chocolate Banana Smoothie

This recipe makes one large serving.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 pitted dates
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp good quality cocoa powder
  • 1 very ripe banana

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and process until very smooth.

Enjoy!

chocolate banana smoothie recipe

chocolate banana smoothie recipe

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