Vegan Chocolate & Maca Protein Shake

Apr 8, 2018

Sometimes I just want something chocolatey! Ever get that feeling?! I tend to feel like this particularly post workout where I crave something sweet, rich and filling. So I have been experimenting with various vegan protein powders and ingredients and I have to say this one is by far my favourite! Packed with healthy fats, added fibre, super-foods and maca. Anyone who knows me will know I am a huge fan of this adaptogen, from Peru, which improves energy, mood, and the bodies ability to deal with stressors. 

This is my very chocolatey recipe which makes 1 generous portion: 

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup milk of choice (I use my homemade hazelnut milk or Rude Health coconut milk)
  • 1 full scoop of protein powder (I use the Sunwarrior Organic Chocolate Blend)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp cacao powder
  • 2 tsp cacao nibs  
  • 2 tsp maca powder
  • 1 tsp organic omega 3.6.9 blend
  • 1 tsp organic beauty oil
  • 1 tsp organic fibre belnd
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • coconut/crushed hazelnuts to garnish and add a crunch (optional)

Blend all of the ingredients with a little ice. Enjoy!

I would love to hear how you get on with this recipe...

 

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