Nutty Naner Smoothie & Protein Giveaway

by Her Happy Balance on July 11, 2016

Thank you to Fit Approach and Amazing Grass for sponsoring this post.

Happy Monday, folks! Let’s ease on into this new week with a fun review and giveaway, shall we? Today I am also sharing a smoothie recipe that even Elvis would approve of – PB+Chocolate+Bananas=Love!

Amazing Grass Protein

As a future RD, I am always on the lookout for great health products. This year the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 were released. In it, different diets such as the Mediterranean-style and vegetarian eating patterns were recognized as healthy alternative diets to the typical American eating pattern. With the increased popularity of plant-based diets, finding quality vegetarian and vegan friendly products becomes especially important. And as a weight-lifting guru, I am all about that protein!

I don’t know about you, but every time I tried plant-based proteins in the past I immediately regretted it. They always seemed so chalky and, frankly, tasted like dirt. That is until Amazing Grass Protein Superfood came along – it is a straight up game changer, friends! The fact that it comes in a chocolate peanut butter flavor might have a little something to do with that…

So here’s the skinny on Amazing Grass:

  • Each serving contains 20g of complete protein from hemp, pea, chia & quinoa
  • The powder is vegan, GMO-free, grain-free, organic, & Kosher
  • It contains lots of healthy greens sustainability farmed on a family-owned operation in Kansas – go USA!
  • My Amazing Grass Nutty Naner smoothie (Can you tell I enjoy my alliterations?) will blow your dang mind!

peanut butter smoothie

Nutty Naner Smoothie
Serves 1
A thick, creamy peanut butter and banana smoothie full of protein - perfect as a post-workout meal!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Scoop chocolate peanut butter protein powder
  2. 1 Banana, frozen
  3. 1 C. Ice
  4. 1/2 C. Milk
  5. 1 Tbsp. Peanut butter
  6. 1/2 Tbsp. Ground flax meal
  7. 1/8 tsp. Cinnamon
  8. 1/8 tsp. Vanilla extract
  9. Whipped cream for topping (optional)
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon if desired. Enjoy immediately.
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Anytime is a good time for peanut butter and chocolate in my book, but this smoothie is perfect post workout. I especially like to make it after leg-day for breakfast. Our legs are our biggest muscle group, so I make sure to refuel those quads and hammies with some liquid protein happiness to help with recovery.

Want to try Amazing Grass Protein Superfood for yourself? Sure you do! Enter the giveaway below and one person will win their choice of original, vanilla, or peanut butter chocolate powder. You must be a US resident to participate, and the winner will be notified via email. Good luck!

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