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Trail Mix Chocolate Smoothie (Vegan)


  • Author: Tessa
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 smoothie (1 1/2 to 2 C) 1x

Description

Pre-made trail mix makes this chilly chocolate concoction a 3 ingredient wonder! Perfect for breakfast or a treat, it packs protein, healthy fat, and no added sugar, and it just so happens to be 100% plant based–love when that happens!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3/4 C chilled Almond Breeze unsweetened chocolate almond milk
  • 8 thick frozen banana slices, about 1 medium banana
  • 1/2 C homemade or store bought trail mix, preferably a mix of dried fruit, chocolate, and unsaturated fats like coconut flakes, nuts, and seeds
  • Pinch of sea salt (optional; omit if your trail mix already has salted nuts)
  • 1 T unsweetened cacao powder (optional; for extra chocolate taste)

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to blender in order listed and blend until smooth. If using a Vitamix, the smoothie setting does a good job increasing the speed slowly. Otherwise, if you have variable speeds on your blender, start slow and gradually work your way up.
  2. Serve icy cold for breakfast or a healthy snack. Garnish with more trail mix or cocoa powder for extra fun.

Notes

See my green piña colada smoothie post for blender recommendations at all price points.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: Healthy