Creamy Dark Chocolate Banana Smoothie Recipe Is Like Dessert In a Glass by Ali Mathis


Creamy Dark Chocolate Banana Smoothie Recipe Is Like Dessert In a Glass

Did you know that dark chocolate is good for your heart? It's true, which gives you all the more reason to enjoy it with no guilt. Not only is dark chocolate a heart-healthy food, but dark chocolate has other health benefits, too.

This quick vegan recipe for a heart-healthy dark chocolate banana smoothie is so good, it's like dessert in a glass. Here is your healthy shopping list so you can make this creamy chocolate smoothie ASAP: bananas, unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder, maple syrup and vanilla non-dairy milk.

You can serve this gluten-free dark chocolate and banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or as a nutritious snack, or even as a decadent dessert. Bonus: even kids love it! Instead of a cookie or other sugary snack, hand them a tall glass full of this chocolate smoothie. Cheers to your heart health!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients

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Recipe Notes

  • If you like peanut butter, add a tablespoon or two before blending.
  • You could substitute honey for the maple syrup.
  • I used almond milk, but you could use soy milk, oat milk or your favorite non-dairy milk. 

Here's how to make it:

  1. In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. 
  2. Pour into two glasses. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 400

Total Fat: 9.3g

Saturated Fat: 5.5g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 179mg

Total Carbohydrate: 73.4g

Dietary Fiber: 5.9g

Total Sugars: 52.5g

Protein: 15.1g

Vitamin D: 2mcg

Calcium: 478mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 923mg

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Kelli Porcaro
This sounds great!!
Elisa Schmitz
So rich and decadent, you won't even know it's so good for you. Cheers to your health! #yum
Tim Proctor
I have one almost everyday after my workout! I use honey and frozen bananas and add vanilla extract to taste! Sunday mornings I add a little Frangelica or Kahlua.......don't judge me;)
Elisa Schmitz
OK, that is just awesome, Tim Proctor . Not judging at all. Sounds delish! #cheers Donna John

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