Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie {5 Ingredients}

I have to post this recipe, mostly for future reference, because it was awesome! Not to mention, it was paleo AND vegan, too. And it took care of my chocolate craving. I decided to experiment today and ventured outside of the normal old smoothie box, and came up with a healthy Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie.

Chocolate?! What? Chocolate isn't healthy!

Whoa, whoa. I'm not referring to Hershey's sugar-filled "chocolate" syrup. This recipe calls for 100% cacao powder, which actually isn't too bad for you. In fact, cacao is considered a superfood. Just look at all the benefits:




It was a weird greenish brown color anyway.. It tasted much better than it looked. I also don't usually measure anything when I cook, so the amount of each ingredient is a rough guess on my part. Feel free to add more or less of anything according to your preferences.

Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie

1c Fresh Greens (I used spinach)
1/2c-1c of unsweetened Coconut Milk, depending on desired thickness
1 Pre-frozen Banana
1tsp Coconut Oil (optional)
1tsp-2tsp 100% Unsweetened Cacao Powder

Add the greens & coconut milk to your blender and blend until you have a nice green liquid. I find that blending the greens beforehand works best. Next, throw in the frozen banana, coconut oil, and cacao powder & blend until smooth.

Now go whip out your blender and try it yourself!


6 comments:

  1. That does look super easy! I'll have to try this, thank you!!:)

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  2. Would love to try this too. Looks yummy and yes, it is healthy!

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  3. Would love to try this! You make it seem so easy.

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    1. It's super easy! The hardest part is washing the blender :P

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