The Superfood-Packed Cacao Banana Smoothie Recipe

A good post workout smoothie, afternoon energizer, and morning wake-me-up, this versatile, nutrient-packed cacao banana smoothie recipe its into your SuperLife diet just about anywhere.
It is also full of superfoods, providing a strong boost to Life Force 1: Nutrition. Cacao powder creates an awesome chocolate flavor, but it also adds nutrients including antioxidants, iron, magnesium, and more. The bananas add sweetness and vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. And the chia seeds add healthy omega-3s, fiber, phosphorus, and protein! Give this smoothie a try!

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Makes 1 Serving

  • Blender


(Note: Use all organic, fresh ingredients if possible)

2 tbsp cacao powder

1 tbsp chia seeds (ground or soaked)

2 tbsp almond butter (use this recipe to make your own!)

1/2 tsp vanilla extract (look for alcohol-free vanilla when buying)

1 tsp raw honey (optional)

1 frozen banana (medium)

1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk or nut milk of choice

3-4 ice cubes (add more if banana is not frozen)


1 tbsp cacao nibs (optional)

Optional: Add one packet of Vegan Chocolate Shakeology.


Pour milk into the blender first (this keeps things from sticking), then add in cacao powder, chia seeds, almond butter, vanilla, honey, and banana. Blend well. Can add 2-3 ice cubes for a colder “smoothie.” Blend again until smooth. Pour into your favorite mug, glass, or to-go cup. Enjoy the nutritious boost!

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