Try this fancy smoothie – just like the coffee shops but without the calories!
• 1 cup strong black coffee — chilled • 1/2 medium banana — cut into chunks and frozen • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder • 2 tablespoons Chia Seeds • 1 tablespoon light agave — plus additional to taste • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract • Ice • Optional for serving: whipped coconut cream, chocolate shavings, chocolate syrup or mini chocolate chips
Combine the coffee, banana, cocoa powder, chia seeds, agave, and vanilla extract in the bottom of a blender. Blend until smooth, about 30 or so seconds depending upon your blender, then add a small handful of ice cubes, blending until the mixture becomes thick. Continue adding ice cubes until you reach your desired consistency. Pour into a glass. Garnish as desired and enjoy immediately.