Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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  • Power charge your day with this Chocolate Banana Smoothie made with velvety soy milk blended with banana! For additional creaminess & fun, top with whipped cream and colorful sprinkles.

    Chocolate Banana Smoothie in glasses.

    Lately I’ve been on a smoothie craze, whenever I finish working out, I love making and enjoying my favorite smoothies.  I’ve previously shared recipes for berry smoothie, mango coconut smoothie, green tea smoothie, and how to make healthy smoothies on Just One Cookbook.

    Watch How to Make Chocolate Banana Smoothie チョコレートバナナスムージーの作り方

    Rich velvety chocolate soy milk blended with banana, topped with whipped cream and colorful sprinkles.

    As some of you know, prior to this year I’ve never worked out in a gym.  As I spend many late nights working on the blog and sometimes get really tired during the day, Mr. JOC encouraged me to hire a personal trainer to get my body back in shape.  I would have totally resisted in the prior years but since I am getting older and want to stay healthy, I listened and started working out.  Guess what, I love it!  I feel like I have more energy and my body feels lighter and stronger.

    After my workout, the first thing I do when I get home is to make a smoothie.  For the liquid for the smoothies, I use Silk’s almond milk, coconut milk, and soy milk and they all tastes delicious.

    Chocolate Banana Smoothie in glasses.

    When I went grocery shopping the other day to stock up, I brought my daughter with me and in the milk section, she saw Silk’s chocolate soy milk and her eyes lit up.  She begged me buy it for her and I couldn’t resist.  My children are a bit lactose intolerant so I know by buying soy milk, they’ll be fine consuming it without having trouble.

    A few days ago when I came home from my workout and was getting ready for my smoothie routine, I opened my fridge and realized that the only liquid I had was the chocolate soy milk.  I read the nutrition and it seems to be a good source of calcium and protein without containing too much calories.

    So I decided to treat myself to a chocolate banana smoothie.  Oh my, it was delicious!  Taste of smooth chocolate with just a hint of banana.  When my children came home from school that day I made it for them and added whipped cream and a bit of sprinkles on top.  The delight on their face was priceless!

    In addition to my regular Silk drinks, I’ll be adding chocolate soy milk to the mix as a treat!

    Chocolate Banana Smoothie in glasses.

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    Chocolate Banana Smoothie
    Prep Time
    3 mins
    Total Time
    3 mins
     
    Course: Drinks
    Servings: 2
    Author: Nami
    Ingredients
    • 1 banana
    • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
    • 4 ice cubes (if you don't use frozen banana)
    • ¾ cup Silk Chocolate Soy Milk
    • Whipped cream (optional)
    • Your choice of sprinkles (optional)
    Instructions
    1. Gather all the ingredients.

      Chocolate Banana Smoothie Ingredients
    2. Put banana, cocoa powder, ice cubes and chocolate soy milk in an electric blender/mixer or NutriBullet.
      Chocolate Banana Smoothie 1
    3. Blend until all the ingredients are combined and smooth.
      Chocolate Banana Smoothie 2
    4. Pour into a glass (or 2 small glasses). Add whipped cream and your choice of sprinkles, if desired.
      Chocolate Banana Smoothie 3
    Recipe Notes

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    Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without my permission. If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe and link to this post as the original source. Thank you.

    This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine.

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