Chocolate Avocado Smoothie with Sea Salt & Pepper

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Green smoothies. It’s what for breakfast, or lunch, or as a snack. If you’re looking for a little variety when it comes to your fruit and vegetable routine, consider a green smoothie. Using foods like avocado, spinach, kale, basil, and more, green smoothies deliver a lot of good stuff like potassium, magnesium, the carotenoids lutein and beta carotene.

 

The smoothies are a beautiful vibrant emerald colour, or like this chocolate avocado version, is brown courtesy of the raw cacao

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie with Sea Salt & Pepper

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword brain, fiber, fruit, lutein, protein, smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 1.5 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 small avocado stone and husk removed
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup rice soy, or almond milk
  • 1.5 - 3 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 2 ice cubes
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder
  • 1-3 tbsp maple syrup or agave nectar

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend well. Enjoy for breakfast or as a healthy dessert.

 

Source: Pepperoni Is Not A Vegetable website

Photo credit: seriouseats

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