Do you want to create chocolate flavoured smoothies, like this one, but only have vanilla or unflavoured protein powder?
Here’s a quick tip to help you achieve a rich chocolate flavour from your smoothies when using a vanilla or unflavoured protein powder!
Just add 1-2 teaspoons of cacao powder into your blender along with the other smoothie ingredients. Blend & enjoy! That’s it!! Told ya it was a quick tip 😊.
Cacao is the purest form of chocolate which is why I recommend it. It’s an easy find since most grocery stores carry it nowadays. You can also find cacao powder online.
Now, whether your protein powder is vanilla, chocolate or unflavoured, give this addicting smoothie creation a try. I promise, it’ll be love at first sip 😋
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Chocolate Covered Almond Smoothie
INGREDIENTS: (serves 1)
1 cup frozen greens (spinach, kale, and/or broccoli)
1 small banana OR 2-3 dates
1 tbsp dry-roasted almond butter
1-2 tsp cacao powder*
1 scoop PurePaleo Protein (chocolate)
1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk
*If you’re using vanilla or unflavoured protein powder, add 2 tsp of cacao powder. If you’re using chocolate flavoured protein powder, add 1 tsp.
1. Blend all ingredients using a high-powered blender.
2. Pour into your favourite smoothie cup and enjoy!
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