It’s no secret that I believe eating right can make a huge difference in your health and overall well-being. Smoothies are my go-to breakfast. I love them because you can sneak all kinds of healthy fruits, vegetables, and superfoods in them.
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A little sweet. 🍫 A little spicy. 🌶 I was looking to make a new recipe recently, and this is what I came up with. Chocolately goodness! I hope you enjoy! 🙂
- 1/2 c almond milk
- 1/2 c Califa Farms chocolate coconut almond milk
- 2 scoops Orgain creamy chocolate protein powder
- 5 ice cubes
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 scoop Orgain collagen powder
- 1 tsp cacao powder
- 1 Tbsp glutamine powder
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Chili powder
Topped with: homemade granola, chia seeds, cacao nibs.
So creamy. So good.
Nutrition (before the toppings): 320 calories
39% Fat | 26% Carbs | 35% Protein
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Key Health Benefits
Chili powder is an anti-oxidant that is good for the immune system and high in vitamin C.
Cacao power is also an anti-oxidant that is high in iron, magnesium, and calcium. So it’s good for your brain, heart, and bones!
Avocado is full of the “good fats,” and is loaded with potassium and fiber.
Cinnamon is another anti-oxidant that is a great anti-inflammatory, is good for your heart, and can lower blood sugar.
Collagen powder is good for your skin, nails, hair, and joints.
Glutamine powder is an amino acid that aids in muscle recovery and helps with intestinal health.
Chia Seeds are high in fiber, protein, and Omega-3 fatty acids. They help you feel full, reduce inflammation, and are good for your ❤
I have been using Orgain protein powders for a few years now. It is a soy, dairy, and gluten free, organic, vegan powder. This brand was developed cancer-survivor turned doctor who decided to take his health into his own hands, like I have tried to do for many years. This is a brand and a philosophy I can stand behind, besides the fact that it is just plain good-tasting, good for you, and full of clean protein and fiber. Get picky with your protein.
Do you have a go-to smoothie ingredient or recipe?
P.S. I believe in the Orgain protein powder so much, I recently became an Orgain Ambassador. I will be trying all of the products, and you can too! To get 30% off your first order, follow this link and use my personal discount code: PHOTOBAUGH This is cheaper than my favorite grocery shopping spot, so it made “cents” for me to join! 😉
Disclosure: This post is not sponsored. I purchase all of my own Orgain products. However, as an Orgain Ambassador I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase with my personal code.