V/GF Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake
Here we go!
This is a classic shake among the shake family. If you were to look at shake history, this shake shook shake history till shake history could shake no more.
This version of the classic is allergen free!
And is honestly so slammed full of goodness you'll be singing songs about it.
AS ALWAYS: All my smoothies/shakes are Gluten Free and Vegan
- Chocolate Cashew Milk - 8 oz.
- Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream - 2 Scoops
- Raw Peanut Butter - 3 Tbsp
- Cinnamon - 2 dashes
- Raw Cacao - 1 Tbsp
- Banana - One, Frozen
Let's Blend It!
This dudes got potassium, calcium, healthy fats, protein, and densely packed nutrients!
Did you look up this recipe because you're feeling a bit down, but want to justify it with a healthier version? Well guess what! This things got anandamide in it - the bliss molecule, which is a known mood improver. It also boosts serotonin, the brains feel good chemical. (Serotonin levels drop during your period, so make yourself one of these shakes and get a little boost!)
It's also got 8% of your daily value of magnesium, giving your energy and lowering your blood pressure.
It's pumped full of antioxidants which keep you looking and feeling younger.
I could go on..... okay I will
The cacao alone helps digestion, immune function, metabolic function, hair, skin, nails, teeth, anti-cancer, energy booster, appetite shrinking, anti-inflammatory, oh gosh.....and more. You can get a pound of raw cacao right here
Consider it essential to have around the house for beverages and baking.
Lets talk about peanut butter
Peanut butter helps you climb your daily macro ladder by giving you 8g of protein per average serving. It'salso got 2g of fiber piggy backing in there.
It's got super heart healthy monounsaturated fat, which doesn't make you fat, in fact it keeps you healthier so you can keep the fat off!
Let's one two punch a few more things, it's got
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin b6
Let's just say you should never feel guilty about peanut butter! (if it fits your daily caloric budget)
Cinnamon? Cinnamon is an antioxidant/anti-inflammatory super hero. Tossing this in lowers risk of disease, AND THATS SCIENCE! (your heart says thank you)