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Hidden Greens Chocolate Shake

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    Whether serving for breakfast or after a hard workout, this “I-can’t-believe-it-has-greens” frosty smoothie hits all the nutritional and flavour high points. Yes, it does taste like dessert in a glass. If your dates are dry or stiff, it’s recommended to soak them in warm water for a few minutes before blending. If you want to go big on protein, you can blend in some of your favourite protein powder.

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    Hidden Greens Chocolate Shake

      Ingredients

      • 1 cup milk or unsweetened dairy-free milk
      • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or dairy-free yogurt
      • 1 Brazil nut
      • 1 cup baby kale or baby spinach
      • 1 pitted Medjool date or 2 regular pitted dates
      • 1 1/2 Tbsp cacao powder
      • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
      • 1/2 cup frozen cherries
      • 1/2 frozen banana, chopped

      Nutrition

      Per serving:

      • calories433
      • protein30 g
      • total fat13 g
        • sat. fat8 g
      • total carbohydrates 68 g
        • sugars37 g
        • fibre14 g
      • sodium175 mg

      Directions

      01

      In blender, place all ingredients in the order listed and blend until smooth.

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