What’s better than a cool smoothie to start your day? This chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie is sure to hit the spot.
Smoothies are a great on the go breakfast meal. You can meal prep out single serve portions of all the ingredients or this recipe is simple enough that you could make it the morning of.
Looking for a healthy energy boost in the morning?
This healthy smoothie recipe has a secret superfood ingredient to do just that. . .maca powder.
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What is maca powder?
Maca is a vegetable crop grown in Central/South America. It is ground up in to a fine powder that can be added to smoothies, yogurt, desserts, dressings.
Maca is great for
- Promoting energy
- Promoting balance
- Decreasing stress
- Enhancing memory
Where can I find maca powder?
Maca powder can be found at your local grocery or big box store usually in the health food aisle. And of course online on Amazon.
What else is in this healthy smoothie?
- Cacao powder
- Peanut butter powder
- Frozen bananas
- Almond milk
Cacao vs cocoa?
There are many variations of the distinction between the two. In general cacao refers to the tree itself as well as the raw, unrefined beans. Whereas cocoa is a term used for the beans after it has been roasted. This can then be processed in to powder, butter, nibs, liquor.
Where can I find cacao powder?
Cacao powder can also be found in your local grocery or big box store in the health food or baking aisle.
This recipe calls for peanut butter powder. I like using PB Fit. PB fit says their peanut butter powder is peanut butter without the love handles. It has 87% less calories and ⅓ of the calories with 8 grams of protein. Higher protein content will keep you feeling fuller longer. You can substitute for peanut butter if you wish.
How to make a chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie?
- 1 large frozen banana
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter powder
- 1 tablespoon cacao powder
- 1 teaspoon maca powder
- 1 cup almond milk
- Add banana, peanut butter powder, cacao powder, maca poweder, and almond milk to the blender.
- Blend until well combined.
- Serve immediately and ENJOY!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 135Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 19mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 12gProtein: 6g
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