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Vanilla Coffee and Medjool Date Protein Shake

Ingredients:

  • 3 Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted and torn
  • 1 oz vanilla protein powder (about 1 scoop)
  • 1 Tbsp raw almond butter
  • 2 Tbsp espresso (1 shot) or 2 tsp espresso powder
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk or skim milk
  • Ice cubes

Optional

  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder or cacao nibs
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp flax seeds or ground flax

Preparation:

  1. In a blender, combine dates, protein powder, almond butter, espresso and milk.
  2. Add about 5 ice cubes, cover and blend until combined.

Optional Steps:

  1. Add in some or all of the optional ingredients for extra kick!

Serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving - Calories: 500, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Trans Fat: 1.5g, MUFA: 8.55, PUFA: 2.04, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 350mg, Potassium: 1139mg, Carbohydrates: 70g, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 60g, Protein: 29g, Vitamin A: 20%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 50%, Iron: 10%