Shake up Your Day with a Sensational Smoothie

Give your morning or afternoon snack a bit of a kick-start with this cool and refreshing shake from the Almond Board of California. The perfect blend of bananas, chocolate almond milk and protein powder will not only get you going and keep you energized but it will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Chocolate Almond Banana Smoothie

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

1 bottle (about 1/1/2 cups/ 350 mL) chocolate almond milk

1 medium banana, broken into pieces

1/2 cup (120 mL) ice cubes

2 tablespoons (30 mL) almond butter

2 tablespoons (30 mL) soy protein powder

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in blender and puree until very smooth. Pour into 2 tall glasses and garnish with bananas if desired.

Nutritional Analysis: per 325 mL glass /

* total alpha-tocopherol equivalents

Photo Credit: NewsCanada

Photo Credit: NewsCanada

More recipes can be found online at AlmondBoard.com.

The Author: www.newscanada.com

Article Posted: May 3, 2013

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