Thursday, 4 January 2018

Vegan Chocolate Smoothie #healthyjanuary


This totally delicious chocolate smoothie is guilt free and is vegan too. It is made from bananas, avocado, dates, prunes and cocoa powder making it free from refined sugars too. I made this with my pre prepared smoothie pack that I keep in my freezer. To learn how to make my smoothie packs check my healthy january post.


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Vegan Chocolate Smoothie.
Creamy and rich dairy free smoothie that is delicious in taste but totally healthy.
Ingredients:
  • 1 Ripe banana
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 4 Ripe dates (Stoned)
  • 4 Prunes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • 240 ml Cold Water
  • 8 raspberries or black berries for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon for dusting Cocoa powder
Method:
1. Place all the ingredients into the Optimum 9400 blender jug. 2. Add the water and blend for 1 minute until smooth and creamy 3. Pour into serving jars dust with a pinch of cocoa and garnish with frozen berries.
Details
Prep time: Cook time:0 Total time: Yield: 2 servings

To transport the smoothie so that you have a #smoothieonthego pour it into a smoothie cup or jar with lid, take a straw with you and its ready to go.




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I used my tried and trusted Optimum 9400. The blenders is capable of blending frozen fruit and gives you the correct texture. It is easy to clean and maintain too.

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53 comments:

  1. i love the idea of guilt free chocolate, never thought on an option to make chocolate from bananas and dates, i would love to try that myself , sound amazing

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  2. Your pre-made freezer packs are a great idea! I love that this smoothie is chocolate but also so healthy with ingredients that are really good for you!

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  3. I love the hashtag. Indeed a healthy January. This is so easy to make. love it!

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  4. This looks so yummy. I have a friend who is vegan and she gave me some vegan chocolate to try once. It was so good and so rich, would have never known it was vegan.

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  5. Oooh this looks and sounds amazing, perfect the health kick I'm on at the moment x

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  6. This looks so good going to pin this to come back too. I've used avocado before to make chocolate pudding but not dates or prunes.

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  7. Love the idea of pre-made freezer pack - I wish I was that organised!

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  8. It sounds delicious, I will try it at home but cannot add banana because I do not like banana. I will try with mango.

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  9. I prefer vegan foods. This is something I like the most--a purely natural yet healthy treat. My kids will enjoy this chocolate smoothie.

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  10. I love the look of this smoothie, Avocado adds creaminess. I need to try this with my son as he has a sweet tooth.

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  11. I absolutely love cacao powder its such a great alternative. Dates are the perfect sweetener as well :) this sounds delicious

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  12. This recipe sounds so delicious! I love that it is vegan. I have been trying to eat healthier lately so I will definitely have to try this recipe first.

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  13. This is awesome! I don't know that you can het so healthy with chocolate.

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  14. Looks amazing. I am desperate to be healthy this year

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  15. The selection of the fruit is not only delicious but healthy. Avocado and chocolate are two amazing ingredients which I really like.

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  16. I am not vegan but I am very open to try different recipes especially something like your healthy and delicious chocolate smoothie. I will make this tomorrow. Sharing the recipe with my friends too.

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  17. I would never have thought to use prunes or dates in a smoothie but it makes sense that they add the correct amount of sweetness!

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  18. Did not knew there was a vegan kind of chocolate. I will try sure someday. Especially with dates, now I am pretty sure, it will taste great.

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  19. Oh my goodness!! this looks divine <3
    Thank you so much for sharing this hun. My boys love Avocado and Bananas they will LOVE this!
    Charlotte :)

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  20. This sounds just perfect! Having something chocolate flavoured, even when it's healthy always seems to make it taste yummier!

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  21. This looks delicious, I love that it is vegan. The blender looks pretty awesome too! Kaz

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  22. You are genius. Guilt free chocolate made of bananas and dates is beyond amazing. Will give this smoothie a try definitely. Thanks for sharing :)

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  23. Could this smoothie get any better? Not only does it contain chocolate, is free from refined sugars and had chocolate but it is also vegan making it perfect for those who are taking part in Veganuary!

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  24. This is delicious and I can't believe it how easy you make it with the plastic bag, you can easily do it the day before and early in the morning just mix everything!!

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  25. This is such a unique chocolate smoothie recipe. Not only does it have banana, avocado, and dates but also can be garnished with berries! Sounds delicious

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  26. That looks so yummy! Rich and thick. Love the idea of a smoothie pack. We freeze fruits too but in separate bags; I think we're going to start packs as well.

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  27. this looks good to eat but i'm not vegan sadly. it's okay though, i will try it for you!

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  28. This Vegan Chocolate smoothie looks simply awesome, I just need to get black berries for garnishing, have rest all things ready at home to sip this tempting smoothie.

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  29. I have made this type of smoothie before minus the dates. It was good and my kids even drank it. I like smoothies I just don't have a lot of fruit on hand all the time.

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  30. I love chocolates and veggies, hut am not sure if i woukd like them combines as smoothies. But my brother loves it he says it tastes like Ovaltine! :D

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  31. I love veggies and chocolates, but combining it as smoothies then am not sure. But my brother loves it he says it tastes like Ovaltine! :D

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  32. This sounds delicious and I love how organised you are with keeping pre prepared sachets in your freezer.

    Ami xxx

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  33. I love anything with chocolate but always avoided too much of it for obvious reason, health. But great to see a healthy smoothie made of chocolate. Can't wait to try it out :)

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  34. that looks like oowy-gooey goodness! I would LOVE to try this NOW! Thanks for the idea/recipe... YUM!

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  35. Anyway I can make my daughter get more fruits and vegetables sounds good to me. And this smoothie looks delicious. I know she would love it.

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  36. I am absolutely bookmarking this! I've been trying to find healthy smoothie recipes that do not include milk of some sort lol. This is perfect. Thank you!

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  37. Oh my! I never thought of mixing fruits into my chocolates! I would love to try this next time I go by the groceries again this week. Thanks for sharing!

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  38. Why is it, that I would be more than happy to eat it straight out of the bag lol!

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  39. Looks so good! Love the ingredients that go into this smoothie :)

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  40. Wow the vegan chocolate smoothie looks Delicious, love the idea of pre packing in freezer.

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  41. So yumm... And its really good to keep the ingredients ready and whip up the smoothie in no time..

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  42. Lovely easy recipe! Healthy and Nutritious 😊

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  43. So delicious and healthy... Loved it. So easy to maKe..

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  44. I will definitely try this easy and delicious smoothie, Yummy!

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  45. Chocolate for breakfast ? I'm game! We are trying to include more vegan dishes in our diet since new year started, so surely will try this recipe.

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  46. This looks so delicious, never used avocado in smoothie. Nice share.

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  47. looking abslotely delicious plus it is full of nutrients. Loved it

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  48. It's a great idea to have sweet without any returns sugar. Love your frozen smoothie pack idea.

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  49. Wow that is one Uber tempting smoothie nayna!! Love it is vegan and also all
    The ingredients that has gone into making of this!! Healthy, hearty and chocolate-y!!

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  50. Who could say no to this yummy smoothie.. totally loving it and kids will keep asking for more

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  51. Wow that is one delicious n tempting smoothie. Love the way it looks. The frozen pack is a great idea.

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  52. These days I’m liking out for sugar free recipes, something healthy to take care of my sweet tooth. This smoothie is just the right thing! Filling and with all the healthy stuff.

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  53. Kids would love to have this chocolate smoothie. Healthy and filling.

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