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This Rocky Road Chocolate Smoothie is an easy, healthy, rich-tasting, chocolatey sweet treat that is perfect for a healthy breakfast, dessert, or an afternoon snack.
On my continuous quest for easy, healthy, delicious foods that fill me up without weighing me down, I was so happy to discover Silk® Almondmilk. Actually, it was my Mother-in-Law who introduced it to me. She used it everyday in place of regular milk for her morning oatmeal or cereal, and drank a couple of glasses of it each day.
I bought the Silk® Dark Chocolate Almondmilk and could not wait to make a smoothie with it. I wanted to add a little variation to a standard chocolate smoothie so I turned this into a Rocky Road Chocolate Smoothie by adding mini marshmallows and sliced almonds. It tasted amazing!
The chooclate smoothie was smooth, rich, chocolately, and delicious, and since it uses the Silk® Dark Chocolate Almondmilk, I can feel good about drinking it.
In addition to tasting delicious, it is nice to know that Silk® has the following benefits versus regular milk:
• 50% more calcium than dairy milk*
• No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
• No high-fructose corn syrup
• Silk Almondmilk is verified by the Non-GMO Project
• Responsibly produced
• Free of gluten, soy, casein, peanuts, egg and MSG
Silk® Almondmilk is one of the many drinks from Silk®, and you can choose from a variety of flavors. Try Silk® Vanilla Almondmilk, Silk® Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk, Silk® Original Almondmilk, Silk®, Unsweetened Original Almondmilk, Silk® Dark Chocolate Almondmilk, Silk® Light Vanilla Almondmilk or Silk® Light Original Almondmilk.
We like it because we like the taste and feel good about the choices we are making for our family, and because we love making these awesome tasting smoothies like this Rocky Road Chocolate Smoothie.
All you need to make this amazing tasting Rocky Road Chocolate Smoothie is a blender, and the Silk® Dark Chocolate Almondmilk, 1 banana, sliced and frozen, almond extract, coconut sugar (or sweetener of choice), sliced almonds and mini marshmallows. Throw everything in a blender and top with sliced almonds and mini marshmallows and it is ready to enjoy.
Visit the Silk® Almondmilk web site for more recipes.
For which occasion will you make this delicious, rich tasting, chocolaty Rocky Road Chocolate Smoothie made with Silk® Dark Chocolate Almondmilk? Breakfast, afternoon snack, or dessert?
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Rocky Road Chocolate Smoothie
- 1 cup Silk Almondmilk - Dark Chocolate
- 1 banana peeled, sliced and frozen
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
- 2 teaspoons sliced almonds
- 1 tablespoon mini marshmallows
- In a blender or food processor, mix the first four ingredients until lumps are gone, and mixture is smooth and thick. Pour into glass. Stir in mini marshmallows and sliced almonds. Sprinkle a few on top.
*(Same for both Original and Unsweetened) 45% DV calcium; dairy milk 30% DV. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26. Data consistent with typical skim dairy milk.