When it comes to your health, things aren’t always black and white. Prime example: we crave sweets yet know they aren’t good for us. Our Black and White Smoothie is the best of both worlds. Our smoothie recipe packs a punch when it comes to nutrition. It is loaded with antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and essential vitamins and minerals. Best of all, it tastes amazing thanks to natural sweeteners in banana and honey. This superlative wellness smoothie makes 3 servings, so you can satisfy your sweet tooth with friends while getting important nutrients that are essential to a balanced, healthy diet.
Ready In: 15 minutes
1 cup vanilla almond milk
1 frozen banana
1 cup ice
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon activated charcoal
1/4 cup rolled oats
2 teaspoons honey
1/2 cup vanilla almond milk
1 1/2 frozen bananas
1/4 cup walnuts
Blend each side separately:
Black Side: Pour 1 cup of vanilla almond milk into your blender or food processor.
Add 1 cup of ice.
Add 1 frozen banana and 3 dates.
Finish with 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon of activated charcoal.
Blend until ingredients are smooth.
White Side: Pour 1/2 cup of vanilla almond milk into your blender or food processor.
Add 1/4 cup of rolled oats.
Add 1 1/2 frozen bananas.
Scoop in 1/4 cup of walnuts.
Finish with 2 teaspoons of honey.
Pour both sides into a glass at the same time to make a black and white smoothie.
Almond milk: contains vitamin E, a natural anti-inflammatory, vitamin D, calcium, and potassium.
Banana: benefits digestive health with fiber, immune health with vitamins C and B6, and cardiovascular health with potassium. Banana also contains natural sugars to sweeten meals and beverages.
Dates: are sweet little treats that are high in fiber, potassium, magnesium, and iron.
Cocoa powder: is a healthy addition with fiber, iron, magnesium, and antioxidants.
Activated charcoal: may promote digestive health, kidney health, improve complexion, and help detox the body.
Rolled oats: have manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, folate, fiber, and antioxidants.
Honey: is rich in antioxidants that may help lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol.
Walnuts: support digestive health with fiber, heart health with potassium, and overall health with iron and magnesium.