[Recipe] Chocolate Banana Shake
Chocolate Banana Shake (RESTART®-compliant)
1 frozen green-tipped banana
1 cup almond milk (look for one with minimal ingredients, unsweetened, no carageenan)
1 Tbsp cacao powder
2 Tbsp almond butter (no added sugar)
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 Tbsp chia seeds
6-8 ice cubes
For the garnish:
1 cup chilled full-fat coconut milk (canned, unsweetened), coconut cream, or heavy cream
sprinkle of cacao nibs
Step 1: Blend banana, almond milk, cacao powder, vanilla, chia seeds, and ice cubes in blender.
Step 2: Place mixing bowl in freezer for 15 mins. Add coconut milk to bowl and whip until begins to thicken.
Step 3: Pour chocolate shake in cup, cover with whipped cream, and sprinkle with cacao nibs. Enjoy!
Chocolate Banana Shake is packed with antioxidants, rich in healthy fats, "good" carbs, protein, and essential magnesium.
The RESTART Program led by Amy Gonzalez, RD, LD, NTP