Had a late night and looking for a healthy pick-me-up in the morning? This scrumptious, banana and chocolate velvet dream in a glass will give you a nutritious energy boost lasting well into lunch time.
Inspired by The Hormone Diet‘s Dopamine Delight Smoothie (one of many delicious recipes from Dr. Natasha Turner), this smoothie is made with espresso and cinnamon:
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- 1 small banana (frozen)
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup rice milk (chocolate)
- 1 double shot organic espresso (approx. 1/4 cup)
- 1 tbsp ground flax seed
- 1 serving protein powder (plain)
- Blend all ingredients except protein powder until smooth.
- Add protein powder and pulse until blended in.
Nutritional Info Calories 262.6 Total Fat 5.1 g Saturated Fat 0.5 g Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 0.5 g Cholesterol 0.0 mg Sodium 20.1 mg Potassium 942.1 mg Total Carbohydrate 30.2 g Dietary Fiber 5.8 g Sugars 15.3 g Protein 28.3 g Vitamin A 17.2 % Vitamin B-12 46.7 % Vitamin B-6 67.0 % Vitamin C 15.9 % Vitamin D 0.0 % Vitamin E 1.4 % Calcium 7.9 % Copper 51.1 % Folate 19.1 % Iron 34.2 % Magnesium 10.7 % Manganese 22.6 % Niacin 53.9 % Pantothenic Acid 28.1 % Phosphorus 27.5 % Riboflavin 25.2 % Selenium 2.7 % Thiamin 58.2 % Zinc 114.2 % *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.