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Glass jar with chocolate banana smoothie topped with cacao nibs and a peanut butter drizzle.

Chocolate Lactation Smoothie


  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This chocolate banana lactation smoothie tastes amazing and has oats, flaxseed and brewer’s yeast to help boost your milk supply.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana, chopped into chunks
  • 12 medjool dates
  • 1 Tablespoon brewer’s yeast
  • 1 Tablespoon rolled oats
  • 1/2 Tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup frozen cauliflower rice (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to the blender in the order they’re listed. Start with 1 medjool date. You can add the the second if the smoothie isn’t sweet enough.
  2. Cover and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
  3. I topped the smoothie with an extra drizzle of peanut butter, banana slices and cacao nibs, but toppings are optional and I only recommend adding them if you plan to eat the smoothie with a spoon.

Notes

  • If you don’t have dates you can use maple syrup or honey as a sweetener. Start with 1-2 teaspoons and add more if needed.
  • The frozen cauliflower rice is optional, but I like adding it to my smoothies to make them a bit thicker and to get some veggies in.
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 392
  • Sugar: 35g
  • Sodium: 325mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 68g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: lactation smoothie