Chocolate-Almond Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate-Almond Smoothie Recipe
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This smoothie tastes like dessert, but is really packed with flavonoids, vitamin E, and tons of protein. We won’t tell you if you don’t.

1
Servings
84
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chocolate-flavored almond milk
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Directions

Blend ingredients until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
2g
2%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
11g
8%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
18mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
10µg
3%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
18mg
3%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
10mg
1%

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.