Chocolate Hemp Power Smoothie

It’s so chocolatey, thick, and dense; jam-packed with protein and nutrients that give an undeniable boost. And it just so happens that it tastes delicious too. The trick is using a ripe banana (think: lots of brown spots) since those are much sweeter and more flavorful. Grab your capes and let’s do this!Chocolate Hemp Power Smoothie with avocado and banana. Thick, creamy, delicious, and jam-packed with protein and plant-based nutrients!

Author: Kaitlin - The Garden Grazer

Prep Time:
5 minutes
Total Time:
5 minutes

Category: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan
Servings: small smoothies

1/4 cup hemp hearts 
1 small avocado
1 ripe banana (frozen, if desired)
3/4 cup almond milk (or other plant-based milk)
3 Tbsp. cocoa or cacao powder
1 Tbsp. agave (or maple syrup)
3-5 ice cubes

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until relatively smooth, adding more milk if desired.
Taste and adjust if necessary (i.e. more agave/syrup for sweetness, more milk for thinner consistency, etc.)
Makes 1 large or 2 small smoothies.

Feel free to add vanilla and/or a tiny bit of almond extract for additional flavor as well!