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The Ultimate Chocolate Protein Powder

For a quick add to your morning smoothie, oatmeal or breakfast bowl, 
make your own protein powder using staples you may already have in your pantry. It's cost-efficient and much easier than you’d think. Our Ultimate Chocolate Protein Powder is packed with healthy essential fatty acids (EFAs) from chia and hemp, and it contains antioxidant-rich cacao powder. Paired with a cup of organic soy milk, it'll give you more than 20 grams of satiating protein. The powder can be used within a few days, or frozen in individual servings for up to 1 month.

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Paula Wilson

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Servings
5
Prep Time
15 min
Duration
15 min

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup maca powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • stevia

For blending

  • Fresh or frozen berries of your choice
  • Milk or non-dairy milk of your choice

Preparation

  1. To a spice grinder or high-powered flour grinder, add chia and hemp seeds and grind to a smooth powder (you may have to do this in batches depending on the size of your grinder). Transfer to a large plastic zip-top bag. To bag, add cacao, maca and stevia; seal and shake well.
  2. To serve, blend ¼ cup powder with 1 cup berries, 1 cup milk and ice, as desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/4 cup protein powder, 1 cup berries, 1 cup soy milk
  • Calories 429
  • Carbohydrate Content 41.5 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 14 g
  • Fiber Content 18 g
  • Protein Content 21 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 78 mg
  • Sugar Content 14 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 14 g