Yes, it is possible! I do have blog posts that aren’t about babies! Well, this recipe came about because my husband needed a little extra help while getting ready for work in the morning. But I am usually feeding a baby or asleep in bed anymore. So being able to help out is a little hard. I’ve been hoarding protein mixes for myself to make the smoothie process faster with a baby. Just add milk, DHA, banana, ice, and scoop of powder. I wanted to save it for myself, plus my husband probably would want something more calorically dense. So I did the math and figured out how to take everything in his normal morning shake and put it in one mix.

I figured this would be a great thing to share, even if it is pretty basic. Since I had a baby strapped onto me, I just used my iPhone for the photos. Things are getting a little better. He is starting to prefer being in the swing by himself over being strapped to me, which I am okay with.

A quick note- the recipe makes about 5 smoothies, which is just enough for the work week. The photos show me making a double recipe… sort of. For the photos I had leave out some of the oats. Doubling the recipe BARELY fits in a mason jar. So just keep that in mind. The recipe also includes ways to customize the mix.

Vegan Chocolate Smoothie Mix
a quick dry mix to prep for smoothies
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  1. For Dry Mix
  2. 1 cup rolled oats
  3. 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  4. 1/2 cup pea protein (I used NOW unflavored)
  5. 1/4 cup chia seeds
  6. 1/4 cup dry sugar of choice
  7. For Smoothie
  8. 6-8 tbsp of dry mix (depending on how thick you want the shake)
  9. 10 oz soy or other plant based milk
  10. 1 banana
  11. 4-10 ice cubes
  1. 1 Take all the ingredients for the dry mix and place in a mason jar. Shake until everything is mixed together.
  2. 2 Place all the ingredients for the smoothie in the blender, and blend until smooth.
  1. Variations:
  2. Feel free to add any of the ingredients below for a special smoothie flavor
  3. a tablespoon of peanut or some other nut butter
  4. a leaf or two of a leafy green
  5. 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  6. 1 peel and segmented orange
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