Chocolate chia smoothie recipe _ gimme some oven

This Chocolate Chia Smoothie recipe tastes oh-so-decadent, but is actually really good for you. 2 loaf banana bread recipe And it’s vegan and gluten-free!

I’m not quite sure how it happened. Banana bread with chocolate chips But somewhere along the lines of the last 2 years of self-employment, after years of a late-to-bed-late-to-rise musician schedule, I have now officially become a morning show person.

Still working on the morning person thing.


Bananas for banana bread My body seems bent on the whole nightowl thing. Whole wheat banana bread But the blogging world and Twittersphere are up early, so about a year ago I turned on a morning show for the first time in about a decade to help wake me up. Banana bread recipe no brown sugar And now I basically can’t go a morning without tuning in to at least say a quick hello to Josh, Lara, Robin, George and the gang.

Oh yeah, it’s GMA all the way at my place. Banana bread cake recipe Yes, yes, I know that 90% of it is fluff news. Banana bread recipe with buttermilk But apparently their advertising has worked because they are now totally a “part of my morning”. Banana banana bread And I kind of wish Lara Spencer would be my best friend. How do i make banana bread 🙂

Anyway, the other main part of my morning nowadays is smoothie-making. Hawaiian banana bread I shared last week about how I’m back on the smoothie kick, so I have a backlog of recipes photographed that I need to share with you. Banana blueberry bread recipe And this chocolate chia smoothie is one of ’em. Chocolate chip banana bread You could arguably call it a “shake”, since it tastes so darn decadent and delicious. Banana bread recept But don’t let that chocolate fool you. Diabetic banana bread recipe This is basically a healthy green smoothie hiding behind a bit of naturally-sweetened cocoa.

Basically, this is your classic chocolate green smoothie with a bunch of extra chia seeds added into the mix. Banana bread rezept I had some fresh spinach on hand, so added that in for my greens. Banana bread calories Then I just added in a banana, some milk (I used almond milk), unsweetened cocoa powder, a hint of vanilla and lots of chia seeds.

Oh, and I forgot to add ice before I snapped this photo. Banana bread machine recipe Be sure to throw in about a cup full of cubes. Calories in banana bread (Or if you’re using a frozen banana, you may not need them.)

Then just pulse in a blender until it’s nice and smooth! If you feel like it needs a little sweetening, you can add in some honey or your choice of sweetener. Banana bread receta But I loved it just as-is.

Such a rich and delicious treat, made all the more so knowing that it’s actually good for you. Easy homemade banana bread I’d call it a perfect way to start the day. How to bake a banana bread (And I kind of think Lara would love it, don’t you??)

Really identify with the night owl what happened to the morning thing! It was nearly 4pm when I read this and I hadn’t had my morning smoothie!! Well it IS Sunday after all.

Went and made this straight away and still sipping on it. Banana bread allrecipes Thanks so much, absolutely YUMMO!

So we FINALLY got a good blender AND I bought some chia seeds, so I looked up recipes and came across yours which looks amazing and I so want to try it!! My questions is…..I read somewhere that chia seeds should be soaked before using them in recipes but most recipes I’ve seen don’t say to do this. Recipe for banana bread muffins What are your thoughts?

That’s awesome Suzette, I hope you enjoy this! I actually don’t bother soaking my chia seeds. Whole wheat banana bread recipe They start to change in texture after being in the smoothie awhile anyway. Banana bread with nuts I don’t think it’s necessary, but it’s totally your call! : ) Enjoy!

Thanks for the advice to use avocado instead of banana in smoothies as I am on an anti fungal /a restricted sugar diet which does not allow bananas as they are high in sugar. Banana bread recipe with baking powder Looking forward to making this smoothie.

I had a late night sweet tooth and was looking through some smoothie recipes off pinterest. Home made banana bread I saw this one and thought “craving chocolate?- yup! Craving smoothie?- yup! Do I have all of the ingredients?- yup!” So I blended it all in my blender and that’s when I realized “NOPE! Never again!” It tasted awful! I even forced myself to drink more to see if my tastebuds were being tricky. Recipe for homemade banana bread Still, nope! This recipe might taste great to others… But my husband and I (who both love healthy recipes) would have to give it two thumbs down.

Oh no, we’re sorry to hear you didn’t like it Katie! 🙁 This is a favorite of ours, we’ve each made it many times, and truly love it because we can never taste the spinach. How do u make banana bread Did you measure everything exactly? What kind of cocoa powder did you use?

Hi there, we haven’t tried that, but it might work! You probably don’t want to leave it frozen for too long though, probably no more than a day. Chocolate chip banana nut bread recipe We hope you enjoy, and let us know if you end up trying this.

Absolutely loved this smoothie! I was having a Late night chocolate craving and this hit the spot and was actually good for me! (I shared with my husband and he loved it too) I drank it too quick to snap a photo though, sorry, perhaps next time.

I made this, but I could still taste a little spinach, so I decided to experiment. Easy banana bread 2 bananas Being a chocoholic and coffee addict, I decided to add two teaspoons of coffee powder concentrate, and one tablespoon of Torani suger free syrup. Banana bread 2 bananas I’m drinking this right now, this is dessert in my book. Ingredients to make banana bread NO taste of spinach, NO bitterness. Banana bread with baking powder Perfect chocolate fix, I can’t even tell that it’s healthy.

nice change to my recipe box of smoothie recipes, great idea adding cocoa powder, a lot of new flavor, at least for me and also the chia seeds, not something I usually add, but why not? Also saw a recipe lately for adding tumeric for its anti- inflamatory properties, again, why not if it doesn’t really affect the taste? Thank you for this smoothie recipe!

And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. Banana bread machine And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious food. Sour cream banana bread recipe So I created this site to share my favorite recipes and stories with you, in hopes that they might inspire and help us all to spend more time around the table and savor the good stuff in life. Banana bread recipe with 2 bananas Cheers, friends! more about me »

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