Sometimes I want to get my protein quickly and easily. And sometimes it's not about protein, it's about me just wanting a smoothie =) I think I lived on smoothies as a child and teen. Either for health reasons or not, there's no better way than this vanilla shake.
When I first saw hemp protein powder I got excited. Hemp is so good for you. In addition to 11 grams of protein, and 14 grams of fiber, one serving of this powder is also packed with 600 mg of omega-3, 1800 mg of omega-6, and 300 mg of omega-9. Love it!
I must warn you though: If you're not a person who likes protein powder then you may not be a fan. I personally grew up drinking protein powder, and the girls and I adore the stuff. My hubby however, was never into it. He doesn't like the texture.
And now on to my new favorite vanilla shake!
vegan, dairy-free, refined sugar-free
Add to blender (I use Blendtec):
2 tbsp plain cashews (I use organic cashew pieces)
1 tbsp almond butter
2 to 4 pitted dates, depending on your taste
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup Manitoba Harvest, Organic Hemp Pro Fiber
about 6 ice cubes
1 cup water
Puree till creamy and smooth. Serve with these cool stainless straws.
Makes one large or two small shakes.