This is a go-to choice for those who love the combination of vanilla and chocolate. From the Thrive Energy Cookbook, this smoothie is vegan and perfect for a snack any time of day.
Chocolate Chip French Vanilla Smoothie
1 Medjool date, pitted
1 Tbsp. chia seeds
1 Tbsp. almond butter
1 Tbsp. cacao nibs
1 Tbsp. vegan dark chocolate chips
1 scoop French vanilla–flavor Vega One Nutritional Shake
6 Tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
6 Tbsp. coconut water
1½ tsp. pure vanilla extract or powder
About 2 cups ice cubes
In a blender, combine all the ingredients except ice. Add ice to about 1 inch above the liquid line. Blend on high speed until smooth.
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