Monday, July 19, 2010

Banana Carob Milk!

After the daily workout, I headed to the kitchen as I always do to make my traditional "post sweaty-time drink"...but for some strange reason I didn't feel like having the usual berry/green/hemp powder smoothie...nope. I wanted something different. I wanted ice cold chocolate milk. Sadly I didn't have any fresh Almond milk on hand, but I did have a few over ripe bananas that hadn't found their way to my freezer yet. So here's what I did:
Banana Carob Milk 
(makes one serving)
1 & 1/2 c Banana (roughly 2 small bananas)
3 to 4 heaping Tbsp Carob powder
2 Tbsp Coconut Crystals //or// 3 Medjool Dates soaked in warm water for 10 minutes
1 tsp Vanilla
1/2 c Ice
1 c Cold Water (1/2 c more if you prefer a thinner drink)
Puree until completely smooth
Enjoy!

xoxo,

9 comments:

  1. oh my gosh, looks AMAZING!! and i LOVE that you didnt use almond milk-i personally just never got into it.

    butttt i DEFINITELY miss chocolate milk so looks like you just gave me the best breakfast idea EVER!!

    thanks!!

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  2. Wow! Man, I like your style. That looks delicious.

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  3. Wahoo! Thanks Nichole & Marja! You gals are too nice!
    xoxo

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  4. oh. yeah. I love this and make it all the time. Frozen bananas make it even better.

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  5. omg. this sounds incredibly delicious. thanks for sharing...it looks pretty heavenly too!!!!!

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  6. Thanks for the comment Nelly! It was yummy!

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  7. MMMMMMMM...! Just saw this and had to whip one up. I had stomach problems all day and found this totally did the trick! It was sweet and creamy and smooth and really settled my stomach. I added one extra date because I wanted it extra sweet. It was perfect. I shared it with a friend and we argued over which was better tasting, this one or his precious chocolate soy. I think this one for sure. I will be sure to make this anytime I am craving chocolate milk or have a tummy problem! lol

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  8. Just made this and it's very delish! Dates are such a good energy booster. Thanks for the idea.

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  9. Hi C & Kelsey!
    Thank you both for the comments - sheesh, for making it too! I love getting feedback, even if it's not always beaming. :)
    Stick around because I'll be posting a recipe for Strawberry Chocolate NAna-milk very soon...just put up a teaser pic on my twitter only a minute ago. :)
    XO

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