At some point in our childhood, we all have dreamt of a world made up of chocolate, and even in our adulthood, we find comfort in chocolate, keeping that in mind we came up with this recipe where we have incorporated that mouth-melting chocolate flavor with the goodness of bananas.
The recipe for today is Chocolate Banana Smoothie, easy to prepare, super yummy in taste, and guaranteed to provide you with nutritional benefits. What more could you ask for? Without engaging in further chitchat, I think it is time to go bananas!
- Banana – 2 medium-sized (peeled and chopped)
- Dates – 2-3 (soaked)
- Flax seeds – 1 tablespoon (soaked for 2 hours)
- Cacao powder- 1 teaspoon
- Water – ½ cup
Prep Time – 5-6 minutes
You are running short of time, but your stomach is growling. These simple instructions can help you a lot. Chocolate Banana Shake can be your ninja technique for instantly getting your hunger in control. Let’s have a look
- Peel and chop the bananas
- Get a blender
- Add the bananas and soaked dates to it
- Now add some flax seeds for enhancing the nutrient ratio
- Add cacao powder for the yummy chocolaty tinge
- Add water and switch on the blender
- Switch off the blender
- Pour down your instant hunger solution into the glass
- And voila! Your smoothie is ready.
Smoothies are synonymous with healthy drinks and our smoothie is a champ when it comes to health benefits, don’t believe me? See it yourself. We are discussing all ingredients which make this smoothie a great health tonic.
Bananas – Bananas are rich in several antioxidants and fibers apart from other nutrients, they have no protein and fat, and potassium present in them may support heart health. Bananas also keep you full by slowing digestion. Unripe bananas can also improve insulin insensitivity.
Dates- Dates are an excellent source of fiber hence they aid in digestion, give you a boost of energy, and can help in gaining weight. Dates also improve eyesight and nervous system health.
Flax seeds – Flax seeds fall under the category of super-seeds. It has great amounts of protein, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids. Flax seeds are very rich in thiamine, which is important for energy metabolism and cell functions. The copper present in flax seeds is great for brain development, immune health, and iron metabolism. It may help in lowering cholesterol levels. It also helps in weight management.
Chocolate Banana Smoothie is a package in itself, it eases your hunger, impresses your taste buds, and blesses your health, so you should definitely try this out and who knows it will become your daily morning smoothie.