Dani is a home chef, homemaker, and versed in many areas of life.
How I Came Up With the Recipe
Chocolate, bananas, and strawberries—not a shocking combination, right? But it's a good one. Luckily enough, I'm able to enjoy this smoothie, and all smoothies, because I'm currently on a liquid fast for 21 days. I've gotten pretty experimental in the kitchen with soups and smoothies. It's a pretty simple combo.
Tonight, I was craving something sweet and smooth after dinner. I had made frozen yogurt, but it didn't really turn out the way I wanted. But this smoothie turned out exactly how I wanted it. My spouse and I wanted an after-dinner dessert, but I'm on this liquid fast, so that really limits my options for dessert. Also, I'm avoiding all added sugars except for natural honey; I'm allowed to have that.
The strawberries add a sexiness to this smoothie.
— My Spouse
And she's right, the strawberries most definitely add a sexiness to the smoothie combined with the chocolate and banana. It adds a sensuality to it. Food can be very sensual, especially strawberries and chocolate—they're pretty much famous for that.
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Come Valentine's day, this smoothie would be the perfect treat for you and your partner. Also, blending up one batch of this with two bananas and a handful of strawberries makes enough for two people! Easy peasy. Zero effort. I love things (and food) that are little-to-no hassle. I live a pretty easy life, but I just hate when smoothies take forever to blend. This blends up so nicely and smoothly, unlike other smoothies.
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Serves two people
- 2 medium bananas, frozen and cut up
- 1 cup strawberries, halves
- 1/2-3/4 cup milk, preferably whole milk for taste
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1 cup ice
- Pulse ice until powdery and fluffy.
- Add milk, bananas, strawberries, honey, cocoa powder.
- Serve in two large glasses. Beer glasses make it look cool.
Note About the Blender
I really like this Oster blender. I think it's perfect for individual smoothies and on-the-go people. Highly recommended!
Smooth, sensual, great-tasting smoothie!
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