REDUCETARIAN - Eat Less Meat

Chocolate Chia Smoothie

Instructions

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

Ingredients

  • 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.