Chocolate Protein Shake with Cacao

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Perfect is overrated. Your diet can’t only consist of green smoothies, superfood-filled salads or zoodle bowls loaded with veggies. You’ve got to allow a few indulgences from time to time, like this nourishing chocolate shake. Is a chocolate shake going too far? Rest assured, this vegan beverage loves your body almost as much as you’ll love it. It’s loaded with good-for-you, taste-bud-pleasing ingredients, including plant-based protein powder, making it a perfectly delicious, perfectly healthy treat!

Chocolate Milkshake in Glass Jar on Wood |


2 Tbsp. cacao nibs
1 Tbsp. NOW Foods Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/2 pkt. Vega Sport Vanilla Protein Powder
1 Tbsp. cashew butter
1/2 cup cashew milk or other nut milk of choice
1/2 cup crushed ice


In blender, combine all ingredients and process until smooth.