Recipe of the Day: “Chocolate Protein Power Punch Shake”

Ready to replace one meal per day with a nutritous shake? Here is a great one to try!

Ingredients:

1 cup unsweetened vanilla,chocolate or plain almond or coconut milk

1 quarter cup organic pasteurized egg whites

1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder

Handful of raw nuts, preferably pecans, cashews, almonds, or Brazil cut in pieces

1/2 small cooked sweet potato, peeled.

2 tsp dark cocoa powder

1/2 cup of ice cubes

To taste and for added sweetness consider adding: 1-2 packets of stevia, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 frozen banana, 1 tsp vanilla extra, 1/4 tsp sea salt,  or 1 tsp peppermint extract.

Directions:

1. Pour liquid base (coconut or almond milk), egg whites and nuts into the blender and blend until nuts are pureed.

2. One at a time, add the rest of the ingredients, and blend until creamy.

4. Blend in additional ice if wanted.

5. Makes 1 serving.

6. Enjoy immediately

 

Author: Kristen Leontie

Fitness trainer to the stars (of Newton Ma), athlete, pro runner and dog lover...

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