Frozen Coffee Protein Shake

I know I’ve been really bad about posting blogs lately.. it’s been over a month!

My attention and focus has been on Bruce, our super adorable puppy, and more importantly illustrating a children’s book with my mom (in-law).

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Clearly I haven’t been able to blog because this guy is a computer hog.

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But look at that face!

The children’s book my mom (in-law) and I are working on is solely scripture based to help children who are sick understand God’s love for them and His promises for their healing. It’s been a super fun process and if you want to see the preview we have for the book click here.

Hope With Jesus

Ok, enough with my rambling….

TO THE SHAKE!

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I’ve never had much luck with making anything in the blender.. just ask Spencer when I tried to make chocolate mint tea in a shake form. Spoiler… it turned out down right nasty. So I didn’t have high hopes for this recipe, but I wasn’t going to be wasting too many ingredients if it turned out bad… so I went for it! I was really wanting to make a smoothy the way my super awesome and healthy sister (in-law) makes hers… but I didn’t have like any of the ingredients. So I went with what I have. This recipe isn’t that bad for you, but when you add fruit it’s always healthier.

FROZEN COFFEE PROTEIN SHAKE (Recipe makes 1 tall glass worth)

What You Need:

  • 1 cup Milk (any kind you like)
  • 2 tablespoons Honey (adjust for your preference of sweetness)*
  • 1 dash Vanilla*
  • 1/2 scoop of Chocolate Protein Powder (using the scoop that comes with it.. if I had to guess I would say it’s a little less than 1/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon Instant Coffee granules (mine was vanilla flavored)
  • 2 cups Ice
  • 1/3 cup Finely Chopped Dark Chocolate (or any other chocolate you can get your hands on)

Step 1: Throw everything in the blender except the chocolate chips. Pulse until everything is well blended.

Step 2: Add in the chocolate and pulse just enough to mix it throughout your drink.

Step 3: Pour your drink into a tall glass… and ENJOY!

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*If you use sweetened almond milk (or another sweet milk), try this drink without the honey and vanilla first, since that milk is a lot sweeter than regular milk and already has the vanilla flavoring.

*** Please note that you will want to lick the sides of the blender! It’s okay, I won’t judge you. Just don’t lick the blades!

 

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