Dope Acai Protein Smoothie Recipe

Dope Acai Protein Smoothie Recipe

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Acai Protein Smoothie

This smoothie is a new combination that I have been LOVING! Recently, I discovered that Trader Joe’s has frozen acai packets, WHAAT? I know, I was blown away!! I’ve been blending them with a fresh banana, frozen cauliflower, peanut butter, Maca powder, some Vanilla Vega Protein & Greens and water. It’s the easiest thing!

Acai Smoothie

Learn more about the benefits of acai berries in this post: Why Should I be Eating Acai Berries?

Order ingredients from Prime Pantry:
Maca Powder
Vega Protein & Greens
Peanut butter (only 1 ingredient!)
Acai smoothie packs (in bulk!)

Perfect Smoothie Tip

The best smoothie tip I have for you is all in the blender. I was using this basic Ninja blender for the longest time, and I always struggled with getting the greens non chunky! It was the most annoying thing!

When I discovered that they had a Vitamix at my new job a while back, I fell in LOVE!! I was ready to upgrade! I did tons of research and found that the Blendtec and the Vitamix are the two top “high speed” blenders on the market.

I opted for the Blendtec because it uses a dull blade instead of a sharp blade, which will “pulverize” whatever you throw in there! It’s also a smaller model and doesn’t stand so tall in the counter. I was expecting the same quality as the Vitamix, but I actually like the smoothies that come out of my Blendtec more!

Note: If you like to make really thick smoothie bowls and homemade nut butters, you need to get a different jar: this one works great!

Do your research and see which blender is right for you. In the end, opting for either a Vitamix or Blendtec is your best option. Buying refurbished can also save you some cash in the end on a blender that will last you forever!

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Acai Smoothie

Acai Smoothie
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Acai Protein Smoothie
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Simple and creamy acai berry smoothie with added protein from Vega! The best morning kickstart or post workout meal.

Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 packet Frozen Acai Smoothie Pouch from Trader Joe's
  • 1 Banana ripe
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp Peanut Butter one ingredient
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder Vega Protein & Greens
  • 1 tsp Maca Powder
  • 1 cup water
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender, I love my Blendtec, and blend on high for 30 seconds or press the smoothie button! Add more water if the mixture is too thick.

Recipe Notes

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Maca Powder
Vega Protein & Greens
Peanut butter

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