YES – this is a healthy smoothie! The dates produce an amazing caramel flavor that pairs perfectly with the almond milk and banana for the ultimate scrumptious smoothie.
The optional maca provides an extra depth thanks to the nutty malty flavor. Plus, maca has an incredible mix of nutrients such as iron, calcium and zinc. Instead of using dates you could add date paste which is an all natural sweetener!
This is ideal for a quick breakfast or a decadent dessert.
Caramel Protein Smoothie
- 1 large banana
- 1 scoop protein powder
- 1 1/2 cup almond milk
- 4 to 6 dates pitted, or 2 T date paste
- 1 T nut or seed butter (i.e. almond or tahini)
- Optional: 1 t maca powder
How to Make It:
1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth.
2. Pour into a glass.
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