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
538
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
57%
Sugar
23g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
18%
Protein
16g
32%
Carbs
48g
16%
Vitamin A
3µg
N/A
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
25.8%
Vitamin C
10mg
17%
Vitamin E
18mg
90%
Vitamin K
0.7µg
0.9%
Calcium
466mg
47%
Fiber
13g
51%
Folate (food)
63µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
63µg
16%
Iron
4mg
20%
Magnesium
241mg
60%
Monounsaturated
24g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
15%
Phosphorus
436mg
62%
Polyunsaturated
10g
N/A
Potassium
1048mg
30%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.7mg
43.7%
Sodium
92mg
4%
Sugars, added
6g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.2%
Zinc
3mg
18%