Java Chunky Monkey Smoothie by Borne Appétit

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Java Chunky Monkey Smoothie by Borne Appétit

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I don't know of anyone who does not like a good smoothie. They are easy to make, taste great, and versatile. There are banana smoothies, strawberry smoothies, yogurt smoothies, smoothies for diabetics, green smoothies, fat-burning smoothies, and low-calories smoothies to name just a few. There is a smoothie for everyone.

Smoothies were an intricate component of my post-bariatric diet. For weeks after my surgery my diet was restricted to liquids as I progressed to soft, pureed foods. Protein powder, fruit, spice, sweetener, fiber, ice and a blender was all I needed to advance my mend and satisfy my tastebuds. The smoothie habit has been with me ever since. I enjoy getting creative and developing my own recipes. Try my Java Chunky Monkey Smoothie and let me know what you think of it.

Java Chunky Monkey Smoothie by Borne Appétingredients

1 frozen banana

2 tbs dark chocolate

2 tbs sunflower seed butter

1 tbs coconut sugar

1/4 cup raw unsalted almonds

1/4 c light coconut milk, canned, 100%

3/4 c cold brewed organic coffee

6 ice cubes

Tools

Measuring spoons and cups

Can opener

High-powered blender

Directions

It takes longer to drink this smoothie than it does to make itHelpful Hint: I peel, slice, and freeze bananas in individual freezer bags for my smoothie recipes.

  1. Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender
  2. Process until smooth
  3. Enjoy immediately!

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