If you wake up most mornings feeling a little sluggish, and tend to do the “zombie-walk” into the kitchen to start a pot of coffee, this smoothie is for you! If you simply enjoy a breakfast that is incredibly delicious, chock full of protein and healthy fat, you will likely fall in love as well. This is a kick-you-in-the-butt, get-yourself-moving, start-the-day-off-right kinda smoothie. I happen to be one of those annoying bright-eyed, bushy-tailed types of morning people, but I usually hit a slump around midday. This smoothie helped kick my afternoon into full-gear, and I blew through all my chores like a champ. I can see myself enjoying it again, and again, and again…
- 1 frozen banana, sliced into small chunks
- 1 ounce (1 piece) Honey Mama’s Nibs & Coffee bar
- 1 large Medjool date
- 1 T. hemp seeds
- 1 T. collagen peptides (I use this brand)
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract
- ½ tsp. gelatinized maca
- 1 c. milk (I used unsweetened almond milk)
Place all of the ingredients in a high-powered blender, and blend for about 45 seconds.
If you are vegan, you can sub your favorite protein powder, nut butter, or another tablespoon of hemp seeds for the collagen peptides.