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This smoothie is full of protein and tastes like a decadent frappé. For coffee, try Mount Hagen Organic Freeze-Dried Instant Coffee.
1/2 cup hemp milk
1/2 cup ice
2 Tbs. protein powder
2 Medjool dates
1 Tbs. instant coffee
Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately.
Per serving: 226 cal; 13g pro; 2g fat (<1g sat fat); 43g carb; 0mg chol; 191g sod; 4g fiber; 35g sugars
The instant coffee used in this recipe is just as effective as regular drip coffee in decreasing the risk for type 2 diabetes. Hemp milk provides a creamy texture and is rich in EFAs, which help to hydrate the skin, reduce inflammation, and more.