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Two black bean smoothies in mason jar on a wood cutting board surrounded by a white towel. One smoothie has a blue and white straw, and the other is being held by a hand.

Delicious Black Bean Smoothie

Think chocolate cake in blender form. This black bean smoothie is naturally sweetened with cherries, and dates. The black beans, avocado, and spinach are added to keep you full and nourished.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 276 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 3 dates
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 cup spinach loosely packed
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ cup black beans canned, no salt added
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ cup cherries
  • 1 tbsp almond butter

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients into a blender and pulse until completely smooth. If more liquid is needed, add a tbsp of milk, water or ice until desired consistency is achieved.
  • Serve while cold, and enjoy!

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Notes

Use less liquid to make a smoothie bowl.
Add more liquid (milk, water or ice) for a thinner consistency 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 11gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 218mgPotassium: 929mgFiber: 12gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 1505IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 232mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Avocado, black beans, Chocolate, heart healthy
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