Today’s breakfast was a peanut butter banana smoothie. Many of you have asked me on social media for exact measurements for recipes. I will be the first to admit I hate that question.
I’m more of a “season to taste” kinda girl. Hey what can I say? It’s how my mama taught me how to cook. Anyhoo, here are the ingredients you will need.
1 cup of unsweetened vanilla cashew milk. 1 banana, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, 2 tablespoons of chia seeds, 1 cup of ice. Your concoction should look something like this.
Blend until smooth. Add more ice or cashew milk to desired thickness. Enjoy!
TIP: peel and freeze bananas before they go bad for smoothies.
I opted to add a half a scoop of protein powder. That’s totally optional. Also for a healthier version substitute the jar peanut butter (which has a lot of sugar) for fresh almond or cashew butter.
Did you know that despite their small size chia seeds are packed with powerful health benefits?
Just 2 tablespoons of seeds contain:
64% more calcium than a banana
6 times more calcium than milk
100% more mega 3 fatty acids than salmon
6 times more iron than spinach
32% of your daily magnesium
More niacin than corn, rice, and soy
41% of your daily fiber
Double the antioxidants found in blueberries