Combine milk and chia seeds in the jug of a blender. Blend for 10 seconds and let stand for 5 minutes.
Add banana, almonds, and cocoa powder. Blend for 30 seconds, or until smooth.
Makes 1 Serving, Easily Doubled
½ cup canned coconut milk
1 tablespoon chia seeds
½ ripe banana
6 raw almonds
1 tablespoon cocoa or carob powder
From “The Reducetarian Cookbook: 125 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes for Omnivores, Vegans, and Everyone In-Between” by Reducetarian Foundation (Center Street, $21.99). Recipe developed by Pat Crocker. Photo by Ashleigh Amoroso.