1/4 cup raspberries
2 Tbsp hemp protein powder
2 Tbsp cacao nibs
Water or rice milk to blend
Start by blending the raspberries and blackberries and cacao nibs with water or rice milk. If the berries are fresh and you want a thicker consistency add ice. Next add the banana and hemp protein powder and more liquid if needed.
Depending on your exact ingredients, this smoothie contains about 12 grams of protein and 16 grams of fiber.
If you haven’t tried hemp protein or cacao nibs before, here’s some info on these two powerhouse foods.
Hemp protein is an easy-to-digest, raw, vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free source of complete protein, containing the 10 essential amino acids.
Cacao nibs are small pieces of the raw cacao bean. They are a good source of antioxidants, essential minerals, healthy fats, and fiber. Just like chocolate, cacao nibs have an influence on our brain’s neurotransmitters, encouraging positive emotions.