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Saturday, 8 February 2014

Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie - Smoothie Saturday - Stacey Morris Guest Post

Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie

Guest post by Stacey Morris from staceymorris.com.

I've kept 180 lbs. off for 4 years by knowing when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em.  If I'm truly craving a dessert, I have it and move on. But for the vague and ordinary craving for sugar, this works beautifully!  It's loaded with protein, calcium, antioxidants, and other nutrients, and I adore it as an afternoon snack or a post-workout boost. Check out your area health food store or the internet for superfoods.  My favorite brand is Navitas Naturals.

Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie

1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop protein powder
     (my favorites: Plant Fusion vanilla or Jay Robb's Egg White protein powder)
2 Tbs. raw cacao nibs
1/8 tsp. peppermint extract
1 Tbs. Maca (a superfood powder)
1 Tbs. raw cacao powder
Handful of baby spinich
Optional: 3-4 ice cubes

Stacey Morris
www.staceymorris.com



 (Without spinich.) 

Check back next Saturday for another great Smoothie recipe and remember I collect mine and favourites from around the web you can find them shared here in an EverNote notebook with like to original sources.


I will continue to post new recipes from time to time on Saturday as I experiment with Smoothie and Juice recipes. And I collect mine and favourites from around the web you can find them shared here in a OneNote notebook, there are subsections for Juices, Smoothies, Gluten Free Options and Other. 


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