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CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT CHAMPION

For anyone with fond memories of Nutella but looking for a healthy alternative, this protein + healthy fat + superfood-boosted chocolate hazelnut smoothie is a true breakfast of champions!

For 2 servings, blend together until smooth:

  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup raw hazelnuts, pre-soaked*
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts, pre-soaked*
  • 2 Tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 2 pitted Medjool dates
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp shelled hemp seeds (gluten-free if needed)
  • 2 tsp maca powder (optional)
  • pure stevia, agave or lucuma powder to sweeten as desired

*Note:  For better digestion, soak the hazelnuts and peanuts in salt water overnight.  Rinse and drain before use.