Vanilla Coffee Protein Shake

Looks like summer is here and I am certainly ready! 90 degrees here in Boston today. I started off my day with a refreshing shake that contains my morning coffee, protein, and healthy fats (don’t be afraid of fats, you guys!). Oh, and it was DELICIOUS.
Banana Mocha Protein Smoothie | Lexiscleankitchen.com
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 8 oz. cup organic coffee, place in fridge for 10 minutes
  • 7 ice cubes
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (or my favorite Vegan powder)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Optional: 3 drops vanilla stevia or sweetener of choice, to taste
Directions
  • Combine all ingredients in blender
  • Blend until creamy
  • Taste and add additional sweetener if needed
  • Note: If your shake isn’t thick enough for your liking, add more ice or add the other half of your frozen banana.

Banana Mocha Protein Smoothie | Lexiscleankitchen.com

With my ecojarz lid, my Coffee shake comes on-the-go!

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Benefits of Coconut Oil:

  • Improves metabolism
  • Regulates blood sugar
  • Contains antimicrobial properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Can improve many skin conditions
  • Tip: buy organic, cold-pressed, unrefined, extra-virgin coconut oil

Benefits of Organic Coffee:

  • Rich in antioxidants; fights against free radicals
  • Pollutant free (organic coffee)
  • Stimulate agent in coffee boosts the metabolism and burns fat cells
  • Good source of magnesium, chromium, and potassium

Benefits of Almond Milk:

  • Contains calcium and vitamin D
  • Great for your skin: 1 serving contains 50% of our recommended daily value of vitamin E
  • Low calorie
  • Rich in calcium

Benefits of Protein Powder:

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