Espresso Choc Chip Super Smoothie

A decadent and rich, subtly sweet, seriously creamy smoothie with an intense hit of chocolate and a gentle hum (or a loud rev if you prefer) of espresso that also packs a nutritional punch thanks to the addition of some cheeky chia seeds.

Serves: 1

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Ingredients

  • 0.333 cup 0.333 cup Coconut Milk Yogurt
  • 0.666 cup 0.666 cup Almond Milk, or milk of choice - I use unsweetened/homemade vanilla almond milk - http://betterwithcake.com/anytime/homemade-vanilla-almond-milk-vegan-gluten-free-paleo-friendly/
  • 0.5 whole 0.5 whole Banana, (I prefer to used pre-sliced and frozen bananas in my smoothies but fresh works just fine, but your smoothie may not be as creamy is all)
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Espresso Powder, Or 1-2 shots of your favorite espresso, cooled
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Vanilla Extract, or 4-6 drops of vanilla cream stevia (I like sweet leaf stevia)
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Organic, Raw Cacao Nibs, + extra for serving - Optional
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds, + extra for for serving - Optional
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Beef, Great Lakes brand Unflavored Gelatin, Optional
  • 0.25 cup 0.25 cup Ice Cubes, more or less to reach desired consistency
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp unsweetened Coconut Flakes, Optional for Serving

Process

Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Place all smoothie ingredients into your and process until smooth, creamy and well combined.
  2. Pour into a chilled glass or mason jar then top with coconut flakes, cacao nibs and chia seeds if desired.
  3. Enjoy xoxo

Notes

Note – You could also add in a scoop of protein powder (chocolate, vanilla or unflavoured would work best in this recipe) for an extra boost of protein if you’re into that kinda thing – do what you feel baby 🙂

Our recipes are created using Paleo, Primal and Gluten-free guidelines. Learn more about our diet and lifestyle at www.primalpalate.com.

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