Tropical Chocolate Protein Smoothie Recipe is a nutritious and filling way to start off your day! We love smoothies! There’s no better way to jump start your day than with a quick smoothie. Our Tropical Chocolate Protein Smoothie recipe is packed with fabulous nutrition like strawberries, kiwi, banana, and mango with chocolate protein powder and chocolate almond milk! It’s definitely in our top 10 favorite smoothie recipes!
YAY! Fit Friday!! AND we adore having Miss Nichole from Pure Clean Fitness come hang out with us on Friday’s to share her awesome fitness tips with us! If you want check out more of our Fit Friday posts then CLICK HERE!
Tips & Tricks for our Tropical Chocolate Protein Smoothie Recipe
- Invest in a heavy duty blender; I’ve used a Blend Tec for well over a century now and I love it! It’s powerful enough to blend frozen fruit and vegetables smooth, smooth, smooth!
- I prefer using frozen fruits and vegetables in my smoothies so they have a thicker consistency.
- Freeze extra fruits and vegetables as they are just beginning to turn over-ripe; I use gallon plastic zip top freezer bags to toss them in.
- Freeze fresh produce to use later- I find they last just fine for up to 4 weeks. ie: spinach or mixed salad greens, baby carrots, cucumbers, banana’s broken into four pieces, sliced/cored apples and pears, extra berries, peeled/segmented oranges and clementines, grapes, and the list goes on!
- Extra nutrient add in’s are always good try adding: vanilla and chocolate protein powders, dry oats, a small handful of nuts, peanut butter, flavored yogurt or kefir, and more.
Super food add in’s: gogi berries, coconut oil, avocado, acai or cacoa powder, chia or hemp or flax seeds, etc!
If you love our Tropical Chocolate Protein Smoothie we hope you’ll love these too:
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A fantastic Fit Friday on a gorgeous Friday day. This summer my schedule is very cyclical, a week started off with chemo and followed up with a lot of sleeping before going into a non-chemo week that lets me run and play with the kiddos a bit more. My sleeping weeks also require a lot of stretching, I never would have thought being inactive would make me so sore.
This soreness and followed up stretching is my influence for Fit Friday this week, I am going over some of the top stretches I have found for a sore back and tight hips.
- Supine Four Square; I like to do this one in while still laying in bed.
- Four Twist; drop that four square to the side and get a nice easy stretch through that spine
- Downward Dog; this was a pose I hated until I had a yoga instructor help with a couple of tweaks and suddenly I found the reason for this pose and my body actually likes it.
- Childs Pose; easy low back stretch that feels fantastic
- Fire Log Pose; a great seated stretch for both my low back and hips
- Legs Up The Wall; this was always a favorite after a long run and I have found its usefulness after a long sleep as well.
These six stretches have been a life saver over the last few weeks.
Tropical Chocolate Protein Smoothie Recipe is sure to be a favorite at your house too! Enjoy 🙂
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Nichole, Ruthie, & Madeliene
- 1 1/2 cups cubed frozen mango
- 1 ripe kiwi, peeled
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 6oz greek yogurt, vanilla flavor
- 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
- 1 cup chocolate almond milk
- 1 1/2 C ice cubes
- Combine all ingredients in blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Enjoy your Tropical Chocolate Protein Powder!