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Cacao banana smoothie that makes your tummy feel good

Super delicious vegan and gluten-free cacao banana smoothie

Cacao banana smoothie

I feel that I can claim that this smoothie makes your tummy feel good, because cacao helps with digestion, as well as boosting your mood and some other amazing benefits. So, I decided to keep my title! I can also claim that the flavors in it definitely make mine feel good.

  • Makes: 1 large serving or 2 small servings
  • Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe banana, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of frozen strawberries, if using fresh strawberries, add some ice when blending the smoothie
  • 1/4 cup of light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate almond milk (or soy milk if you cannot use almond)
  • 1/2 (22g) scoop of chocolate protein powder (or 3 tablespoons organic cacao powder)
  • 1 tablespoon cacao nibs or powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon of flaxseeds

Optional toppings

Cacao

  • 2 vegan cacao bar squares crumbled and a strawberry

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Add toppings and serve.

Approximate nutritional value based on brands and amounts used

Calories: 285
Fat: 11 g
Carbs: 37 g
Protein: 19.6 g
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32 comments

  1. This looks amazing! I have actually noticed my digestion improving since adding cacao to my diet. Love the stuff:)

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