Hazelnut Cacao Banana Smoothie

Hazelnut Cacao Banana Smoothie

Serves 1 10 minute prep time

By Amanda Maguire of Pickles & Honey

This Hazelnut Cacao Banana Smoothie from blogger Amanda Maguire is a nutritious way to enjoy flavors of chocolate and hazelnutty goodness. Can you believe it has more than 20 grams of protein, and 50%DV vitamins and minerals in every smoothie??


  • 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (I used homemade cashew milk)
  • ½ cup cold, filtered water
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 1 serving Chocolate Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
  • ¼ cup raw hazelnuts
  • 2 Tbsp raw cacao powder
  • Large handful ice cubes
  • Pinch of fine sea salt
  • Pinch of ground coffee beans (optional, it enhances the chocolate flavor)


  • Add all of the ingredients to the blender and blend on high speed until smooth.

  • Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy!