This smoothie provides a kick of antioxidants from the dark chocolate and the coffee, and a good dose of protein from the peanut butter. Perfect if you are trying to stay healthy, need a pre- or post-gym snack, or need to curb a sugar craving.
SERVES 1 // COOKING TIME 10 min
1 banana, plus extra to serve
25 ml cold espresso
½ cup almond milk, cow’s milk or water
2 tbsp peanut butter
2 tbsp 80–99% dark chocolate, roughly chopped + plus extra to serve
1 tbsp chopped mint, plus extra to serve
1. Slice the banana and place in the freezer overnight.
2. Blend the frozen banana with the rest of the ingredients until smooth.
3. Pour into a jar and serve topped with extra chocolate chunks, banana slices and mint leaves.