If you’re looking for an indulgent yet healthy treat to try out, we’ve got just the ticket! This vegan mocha protein shake is perfect for refuelling post-workout or satisfying that sweet tooth after dinner. Full of natural sweetness from banana, date and vanilla, this shake is jam packed with energy, protein and flavour. You can supercharge the protein even more by adding pea protein or your chosen protein supplement.
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VEGAN MOCHA PROTEIN SHAKE INGREDIENTS
FOR THE SHAKE:
- 1 banana
- 2 tsp cacao powder
- A dash of vanilla extract
- 1 tsp Little’s vanilla coffee
- 250ml almond milk
- 1 large date
- 10 cashew nuts
FOR THE CHOCOLATE SAUCE:
- 1 tbsp cacao powder
- 1 tbsp date syrup
- 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
- Splash of coconut milk
Simply add all the ingredients into the food processor and blend until really smooth and creamy. If you want to get a little fancy, top the shake with some coconut cream and a drizzle of homemade chocolate sauce!
To make the sauce, combine the above ingredients and add the coconut milk until it reaches a thick, pouring consistency.