Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Smoothie

This Father’s Day, show your favorite dad what he means to you with this delicious and health-conscious Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Smoothie. For this recipe, we froze some coconut milk beforehand to take place of the ice we would use when blending to keep from watering down the yummy chocolate and almond components. (Freezing the banana ahead of time helps accomplish the same goal, but if you don’t have time to pre-plan for those details, don’t sweat it.)

Add unsweetened almond milk, organic almond butter, and shaved almonds as a garnish to boost the protein factor in this delicious Chocolate Almond Butter Protein SmoothieLily tip: Freeze coconut milk in an ice tray ahead of time for this delicious Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Smoothie.


[schema type=”recipe” name=”Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Smoothie” author=”Lily of the Desert” pubdate=”2014-06-08″ image=”https://lilyofthedesert.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ChocAlmondButterProtein.jpg” prepmins=”15″ yield=”1″ ingrt_1=”1 frozen banana” ingrt_2=”2 tablespoons unsweetened cacao powder” ingrt_3=”½ cup plain Greek yogurt” ingrt_4=”½ cup unsweetened almond milk” ingrt_5=”agave nectar, to taste” ingrt_6=”2 tablespoons organic almond butter” ingrt_7=”coconut milk, frozen into cubes” ingrt_8=”2 ounces Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Gel” instructions=”Blend all ingredients together. Sweeten with agave nectar as needed.” ]

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