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got sunny days on my mind...a raw vegan banana chocolate milkshake for breakfast



We're in double digits people! Double digits!! I know it likely won't last long but it's oh so lovely while it does. And just knowing summer is a hop, skip, jump away is enough to make everyone smile. What are your plans for the summer? I can't wait to go paddling again! The boyface owns a canoe/kayak/stand up paddleboard store called Mudpuppy Marine (you can visit him here), which means that I get free access to sweet boats, like my precious Scala. Didn't know Toronto was such an awesome location to paddle? Neither did I until I met him! Turns out there are tons of amazing harbours and even a gorgeous lagoon smack in the middle of the islands!

In celebration of warmer weather, here's a recipe for a delicious banana chocolate almond breakfast milkshake.

1 banana, frozen (make sure the banana is super ripe before freezing or your milkshake won't be sweet enough; PC brand organic bananas are pretty affordable, and you can normally get the really ripe ones for 50% off!)
1/4c almonds (if you don't have a hardcore blender, you may wish to soak these first)
1 tbsp hemp seeds
1 tbsp cacao nibs
1c almond milk
1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)
1 tsp agave or 1 date (optional, but if you're using bananas that aren't very ripe, I would definitely recommend it)

Blend, blend, blend!!! And enjoy. yum yum!

xo
Selene

Comments

YUM! Sounds fantastic =) I'm definitely ready for warmer weather and tons of green smoothies!
Frannie said…
Love your version of raw banana chocolate milk shake. And for breakfast, even better!

My plans...visit my grandkids alot!
I also have a kayak and plan on being water bound most of the summer.

Love your blog!

Have a great summer.
Frannie
ooo green smoothies + kayaks are a summer must!
saravixen said…
Sounds really yummy! Gonna try it out soon ;)

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