Go Bananas for This Chocolate Banana Protein Shake Recipe
Sometimes the simplest things in life are the best things. Take this chocolate banana smoothie, for example. With minimal ingredients, it tastes like creamy, chocolaty milkshake, and it’s packed with tons of nutritious ingredients that can easily fit into any healthy diet. Plus, it’s an convenient way to sneak some more protein into your diet!
You only need four items to make this super simple chocolate banana protein shake: banana, almond milk, ice, and Openfit’s Chocolate Plant Based Protein Shake. Throw it all into a blender, mix it up, and in just five minutes you’ll have a tasty shake!
Enjoy this protein shake as a filling, sweet breakfast with 351 calories, 21 grams of protein, a whopping 11 grams of fiber, and 8 grams of healthy fats. And don’t forget about the 26 different vitamins and minerals from the Plant Based Protein Shake that’ll do your body good.
Chocolate Banana Protein Shake
- 1 ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 cup ice
- 1 scoop Openfit's Chocolate Plant-Based Protein Shake
- 1 large banana
Place almond milk, ice, Openfit Plant-Based Protein Shake, and banana in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
Want another reason to love this recipe? The protein shake powder is made with pea protein, so it fits perfectly into a vegan and vegetarian diet! And although it tastes sweet, it doesn’t have any added sugar. That means this chocolate banana smoothie is Sugar Free 3-approved, even though it may taste like a decadent dessert.
Whip up this recipe on busy mornings when you don’t have time to prep a full breakfast. Fancy omelets are great, but they’re not exactly quick to make, nor are they very easy to take on-the-go. Instead, this shake is a quick and easy way to make sure you can have enough energy to make it through to lunch.
Photography by Anguel Dimov, AB Creative