Hemp Seeds + Chocolate Protein Shake


Hemp Seeds + Chocolate Protein Shake - Natural Chocolate Protein Shake

Natural Chocolate Protein Shake

Chocolate Protein Shake

  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 heaping spoonful of natural peanut butter
  • 2 TBS unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1-3 TBS hemp seeds
  • handful of ice
edited to add: I now add a spoonful of chia seeds too!
Place all ingredients in a blender and BLEND until smooth.
I love this drink after a run. 
Hemp seeds can be found online or at health food stores–I get mine in the bulk bins at Whole Foods.

About Hemp seeds…

Hemp Seeds + Chocolate Protein Shake - All about Hemp Seeds

All about Hemp Seeds

It turns out these little seeds are PACKED with all kinds of good stuff. 
  • all 20 amino acids, including 9 ESSENTIAL amino acids that our body can’t produce itself. Amino acids are the “building blocks” of protein. They are responsible for strength, repair, and rebuilding inside your body.” -source
  • high source (in fact, nature’s highest source) of essential fatty acids
  • excellent source of Omega-3s and Omega-6s, for cardiovascular health and a strong immune system
  • excellent source of protein–11 grams of protein in just 3 tablespoons, and it’s 100% digestible protein
  • source of vitamin E, iron, magnesium and zinc
  • hemp is not genetically modified like soy can be
 

Source: the little red house: all about hemp seeds + chocolate protein shake

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