Counting Sheep Banana Peanut/Almond Butter Smoothie.

By Jackie DeKnock  ,   

June 13, 2020

I know this sounds like breakfast in a glass, but its actually a perfect bedtime drink! Bananas give you a dose of melatonin, serotonin and magnesium to help your muscles uncoil and help you sleep soundly. Chia seed gives you high amounts of tryptophan and omega-3 fatty acids which increase levels of the sleep-regulating serotonin. This is the PERFECT banana milkshake/ice cream-style smoothie, with just the right amount of peanut butter to add that “delicious” PB factor. It’s the perfect smoothie blend with a kick of protein, fat, carbs. Sleep well, cheers!

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • 10 mins

    10 mins

  • Yields: Servings 2

Ingredients

3 frozen bananas

1 ½ cups almond milk

1 tablespoon chia seed

1-2 tablespoons peanut butter, to taste

1 tablespoon almond butter, to taste (if you don’t have on hand use P.B.)

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

Raw cacao powder, to taste

½ teaspoon cinnamon, to taste

2 tablespoons coconut oil (if solid, melt gently and add)

A splash of love

Method

Place two of the frozen bananas into your blender, add almond milk and chia seed. Blend until thick. Add a tablespoonful or two or three of peanut butter (to taste), along with vanilla. Blend again until the smoothie is well-mixed, and add the last banana to thicken the smoothie. Nighty night!

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