Vegan Protein Smoothie Recipe

Cacao Protein Smoothie Recipe

This healthy smoothie is chock-full of quality vegan protein to help balance your blood sugar levels and keep you feeling satisfied until lunch. Bananas are a brilliant way to boost the immune system and protect the body from illness and disease as they’re high in vitamin C. This important vitamin is also needed for collagen production in the skin, and it acts as an antioxidant helping to fight free-radical damage throughout the body.

Makes: 1



Cacao Protein Smoothie Recipe

By: Lisa Guy

This vegan protein smoothie is chock-full of quality healthy essentials to help balance your blood sugar levels and keep you feeling satisfied until lunch.

Vegan Protein Smoothie Recipe


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  • 1 frozen ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 2 Medjool dates, remove pits
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop hemp protein powder
  • 1 tbsp almond butter


  • Blend all ingredients in your food processor or blender.
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy.
  • Tip: Keep over-ripe peeled bananas in the freezer to use for smoothies. They make them extra creamy.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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