This recipe makes 2 servings of the healthiest and most energizing iced mocha you've ever had! High in protein, 100% vegan, and way better than any store bought iced coffee. Hello summer!
Begin by pouring 1 cup of unsweetened almond or soy milk into your blender (or into a tumbler if you're using an immersion blender.)
For a thicker and frostier texture, use iced coffee cubes instead of chilled liquid coffee.
How To Make Iced Coffee Cubes: Brew a strong pot of coffee and allow it to cool slightly before pouring into an ice cube tray and freezing.
Add 1 cup of strong, chilled coffee or iced coffee cubes.
Chop the frozen bananas into smaller easy-to-blend sized pieces.
Add the pieces of chopped frozen bananas.
Add 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter.
Add 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract.
Add 1-2 tablespoons of cocoa powder.
Add 1 tbsp each of vegan dark chocolate chips and cacao nibs.
Blend on high until smooth and velvety.
Depending on the quality of your blender, it will take 1-3 minutes to achieve the perfect texture.
To serve two people, divide the smoothie into two separate glasses.
For a foamy latte-esque topping, vigorously shake up your carton of soy milk...
...and gently pour the foamy milk over your smoothie.
Add a sprinkle of dark chocolate shavings...
Add a cinnamon stick...