Chocolate Chia Smoothie ~ Raw and Vegan Recipe
serves 1 ~ $2.15 per serving
- 3 tablespoons ground chia seeds ($.30)
- 4 tablespoons hemp protein powder ($.30)
- 2 bananas, frozen ($.70)
- 1 cup cold almond milk ($.40)
- 2 tablespoons cacao powder ($.40)
- a few drops stevia
- a few chopped pistachios ($.05)
This is a simple, creamy ~ kind of decadent ~ way to start the day, that’s also packed with healthy protein and omega-3s.
In a blender, combine all ingredients except for the pistachios. Puree
until very smooth. Top with a few chopped pistachios, if desired.
nutritional information: calories: 555 fat: 21 gr carbs: 81 gr protein: 26 gr
Omygoodness. I'm still dying to try chia.
Love it! Raw since Oct. 2011, High raw about 90-95%
I had a similar smoothie the other day. So good!
I Googled "chocolate chia smoothie" and this post came up. As soon as I saw the picture…just wow…and YUM-looking. Just scrolled up and noticed you just posted this yesterday (Thursday). Perfect timing LOL! Thanks!
Just made this (actually, just found this post via a FaceBook share… my first time here) and it's AWESOME. Well done!
love your post! i really want to try this, but not easy to find chia seed in my country. i use your chia smoothie pic in my posting, on http://belajarvegan.wordpress.com. if u mind, i can put it down. thx for sharing. great blog. 🙂