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Chai Chocolate Smoothie

Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom and ginger are the spices that combine to create that unique chai aroma and taste. For a natural sweetness, dates are used which also add to the thickness and fiber content to this deliciously nutritious breakfast shake.

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Combine all ingredients into a blender and process until smooth. Add 3-5 ice cubes if desired and process for a slushier consistency.

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If it’s not sweet enough, replace the cocoa with a gluten free chocolate drink powder or use vanilla flavored almond milk.ChaiBananaShake2

 

Chai Chocolate Smoothie
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups skim milk or unsweetened almond milk (or coconut water if desired)
  • 3 frozen bananas
  • 4 dates, pitted & chopped
  • 1½ tsp cocoa
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ⅛ tsp cloves
  • ⅛ tsp cardamom
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.
  2. Add some ice if desired and blend again.
  3. If desired, garnish with some toasted coconut.
Notes
For a sweeter drink, replace the cocoa with a gluten free chocolate drink powder or use vanilla flavored (sweetened) almond milk.

 

2 Responses to Chai Chocolate Smoothie

  1. Janet January 1, 2016 at 7:10 pm #

    I cannot chocolate I don’t send me chocolate recipes something is good chocolate in it thank you OK thank you will and have a happy new year

    • Marla Hingley
      Marla Hingley January 2, 2016 at 11:05 am #

      I’m sorry but I don’t understand you comment. Is it that you don’t want anymore recipes containing chocolate sent to you?

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