Grab ‘n Go Chocolate Power Shake
vegan, makes 3 servings
2 cups plain almond milk
2 bananas, chopped/frozen
1 1/2 Tbsp sweetened cocoa mix – dairy free and high quality dark chocolate
*I used Lake Champlain brand
2 heaping Tbps almond butter
3/4 cup ice
Power-Up ingredients options:
* shot of espresso or strongly brewed coffee
* shot of chai tea
* dash of cayenne + cinnamon
garnish: almonds and banana slice
Kid-Approved: omit the power-up ingredient and just add a few dashes of cinnamon
Blend. Pour. Grab. Sip. Go.
2 1/4 cups frozen watermelon, cubes
1/2 cup coconut water or water (add more as needed)
1-2 Tbsp maple syrup, grade B
1 large lemon or 2 limes, squeezed
1 fresh banana
Optional: add a few pinches of cayenne for a spicy kick!
Party cocktail version: add 1-2 shots of your fave alcohol
Add all ingredients to a high speed blender like a Vitamix and blend until frosty. Note: Start off with just 1/4 cup of the water liquid and add more in splashes as needed to blend.
Pour into frosted glasses to keep cool, garnish with lime or fresh watermelon sliced.
Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 05 mins.
Total time: 5 mins.
(Source: Kathy Patalsky)