Nix the coffee and get your fix with this smoothie instead!
If you’re the type that needs coffee to get yourself going in the morning, let me propose an alternative. This banana mocha smoothie will not only deliver that familiar, comforting coffee taste, but it’s packed with greens, antioxidant-rich cacao nibs, probiotics and inflammation-fighting cinnamon. With all these nutritional goodies, you’ll be feeling even more energized than if you’d just downed your regular cup ‘o joe!
- 1 scoop Mocha flavoured Vega One
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk or water
- 1 tsp maca root powder (optional – there’s already some in the Vega One)
- ½ tsp raw cacao powder
- cacao nibs, to garnish
Blend all ingredients except ice until smooth.
Toss in a few ice cubes and blend to adjust thickness.
Pour and enjoy!
Angela is an avid runner, fitness instructor, foodie, healthy living blogger, and owner of her business, Spin 360 Health Coaching. Having been overweight, unhappy and insecure as a teenager, Angela took control, changed her unhealthy habits, and adopted a clean eating lifestyle that she continues to maintain today. Her goal is to support, inspire, and motivate others to improve their health and be their best. You can learn more about her on her blog, Eat-Spin-Run-Repeat.com.