Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie Recipe!

Zucchini smoothie recipe with chocolate, I must say this is delicious and not just because of the chocolate! This recipe is packed with nutrition to start your day off right or even as a good mid-day treat that is sure to please your taste buds!

I'm a big fan of smoothies, they are a quick and easy treat or meal that not only taste delicious, make you feel healthy and satisfied but they are also and easy way to curb those sweet cravings in a better way. I always love finding new ways to enjoy a healthy smoothie recipe and this version reminds me of a chocolate flour free version of zucchini bread and it takes a lot less time and effort to make which is always a plus! You can blend this drink up in minutes and take with you on the go!

Additionally another great benefit of making a smoothie is that it gives you the opportunity to easily add or sneak in some additional nutrients in your diet, in a delicious way! 

Did you know this delicious green summer squash is packed with potassium, so to those of you that might not be found of bananas this is a great way to boost your potassium intake.  You can also expect to up your intake on nutrients such as; copper, manganese, vitamin C, magnesium and fiber when enjoy this squash.

It's also a great substitute for wheat/rice or another pasta, click here to see how to turn this squash into pasta. Check out the bread recipes page from some zucchini bread recipes.

Zucchini Smoothie Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 Ripe Banana
  • 2 Small Zucchini's 
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger and 
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg (if not allergic)
  • 1 Scoop Vega One Protein - Chocolate 
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Un-Sweetened Vanilla Hemp Seed Milk  (or dairy free alternative of your choice)

To make this delicious smoothie recipe place all ingredients into the blender, in the order listed above. Pulse until smooth and all ingredients are blended. If a thinner consistency is desired simply add more water or milk alternative of your choice. 

Remember to always check and read labels to confirm that the product is safe for you, when in doubt either leave it out or call the manufacture to ask further questions. 

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