Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
A chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie is a rich and delicious beverage made by blending together cacao powder, peanut butter, and banana with milk or a dairy-free alternative. Here's a basic recipe for a chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie:
- 1 ripe banana peeled, sliced
- 1 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder
- 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
- 1 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy) Choose a fortified non-dairy milk alternative
Add the banana, cocoa powder, peanut butter, milk, and ice cubes to a blender. Blend the mixture on high speed until it's smooth and creamy. Pour the smoothie into a tall glass and enjoy immediately.
The Lifestyle Dietitian Notes
The combination of cacao powder, peanut butter, and banana creates a creamy and indulgent flavor that's perfect for a post-workout snack, or a sweet treat any time of day. You can also customize the recipe by adding extra ingredients like protein powder, walnuts, cocoa nibs, or vanilla extract to make it even more delicious.