Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie With Black Beans


1 cup sweetened almond milk (or 1% milk)

1⁄2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed

1 tablespoon natural-style peanut butter

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 frozen ripe banana, cut into chunks

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 -4 ice cubes (2-4)


1. Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender and whirl until smooth, approximately 2 to 3 minutes.

2. Garnish with drizzle of peanut butter and cocoa nibs if desired. Serve immediately.

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