Chocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein Smoothie

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January 16, 2018
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Chocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein SmoothieChocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein Smoothie
Cuisine
Serves 1-2
Equipment
Blender or Bullet
Prep time
5m

Hemp seeds and almond butter give this Chocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein Smoothie a protein power punch. So much healthy goodness in one smoothie.

Hemp seeds offer a nutty flavour and contain both omega 3s and omega 6s, are high in fiber and contain over 5 grams of protein per tablespoon, while the almond butter adds potassium, calcium and magnesium in addition to fiber and protein.

Cherries are quickly becoming my favourite addition to every smoothie.  The benefits of cherries come from their high levels of antioxidants that fight free radical damage and protect cells as well as they aid in digestion, lower cholesterol, controls blood sugar and can help with weight loss.  Recent research indicates that cherries help remove excess body fat and increase melatonin, supporting a healthy sleep cycle.

This vegan protein smoothie uses Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk, but chocolate or rice, soy, hemp milk can also be substituted. When made with our NEW Boomer Nutrition Organic Vegan Chocolate Protein Powder, you get the added benefit of B Vitamins for energy and added leucine for muscle recovery and preservation, an important part of slowing age-related muscle loss.

In addition to adding potassium and more fiber to any protein smoothie, I find just half a banana adds enough natural sweetener to enhance the flavour of this Chocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein Smoothie. The banana flavour can be overpowering when added to a Boomer Nutrition ENERGY Whey Protein Powder smoothie, but adding it to a smoothie made with our NEW Organic Vegan Protein Powder is a flavour changer that takes it from tasting good, to tasting great.

Chocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein Smoothie


Ingredients

  • 1 Cup
    Unsweetened Almond Milk - Vanilla
  • 1 Scoop
    Boomer Nutrition Organic Vegan Protein Powder - Chocolate
  • 1/2 Cup
    Cherries - fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 Cup
    Strawberries - fresh or frozen
  • 1/2
    Banana - fresh or fozen
  • 2 Tablespoons
    Hemp Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons
    Almond Butter

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or bullet and blend until smooth. Enjoy immediately.

    Store any extras in ice cube trays in the freezer to be added to your next Chocolate Cherry & Almond Vegan Protein Smoothie.

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