(Image: https://i0.wp.com/picjumbo.com/wp-content/uploads/monaco-hires-photos-download.jpg)Hello from beautiful Scottsdale, AZ! MAY I simply say how good it feels to maintain warm weather with out a headscarf, coating or mittens? I am craving warm sunshine on my skin since early October. Don't get worried though, I'm sure all of those other country will catch up soon. March is nearly here, which for me personally means patio time of year, rooftop bars, farmer's marketplaces, biking along Lake Michigan, working outside, berries and ALL OF THE SMOOTHIES… My love for smoothies has been wicked strong since in the past in 2010 2010 while i was a youngin' in college. When I 1st started learning about diet and fitness, I was adamant about attaining some muscle and learning how exactly to refuel my body following a workout. Smoothies with a little protein natural powder or greek yogurt were a good way to get proteins, vitamins and nutrition in! Smoothies aren't just for breakfast though; I'll often have one one hour or so before bed. I specifically love when you're able to make them flavor like glaciers cream, which is just what today's smoothie reminds me of. Specifically I'm wondering in the event that you remember Neapolitan ice cream? It's just a little difficult to acquire right now, but I cherished it when I was a kid. A scoop of all three wonderful tastes: strawberry, vanilla, and chocolates. Oh hells yes. My version calls for banana in the middle because I kind of wanted it to be like beef liver a banana split. This smoothie is manufactured together with Almond Air flow Most of you already know I bake making use of their almond milk on a regular basis, but this time around I wanted to their new extra creamy vanilla cashewmilk almondmilk ! It's ridiculously good and perfect for smoothie-makin'. Oh and I LOVE the flavor. It is rather delicate creamy cashew goodness. There are many tips to making this smoothie beautiful & delicious: -Use iced bananas. They change lives in the thickness of the smoothie and so are critical. I love to peel my bananas, after that place them within a ziploc bag and freeze over night. -Make use of a vanilla proteins powder or one that you really love! I haven't examined this formula without protein powder so I'm uncertain how it could turn out in the event that you didn't use it. I think you could utilize greek yogurt and reduce the quantity of almondmilk. -Don't be worried about it being perfect. You can even get this into a smoothie dish and swirl everything together! Layered Banana Divided Protein Smoothie Prep period: 10 mins Total period: 10 mins Ingredients 1 teaspoon chia seeds For the banana coating: 1 frozen ripe banana 2 tablespoons vanilla proteins powder 1 teaspoon chia seeds For the strawberry level: 1/4-1/3 cup Almond Breeze Unsweetened Vanilla AlmondMilk CashewMilk Blend Instructions Make the chocolate layer first: Inside a blender, add in frozen banana, protein natural powder, cocoa natural powder, chia seeds and milk. It should be THICK. Divide between 2 medium glasses and place within the freezer. Rinse the blender, after that produce the banana level with the addition of frozen banana, protein powder, chia seed and dairy. Blend until solid, soft and creamy. Gently coating banana smoothie onto chocolate smoothie, softly spooning it around the inside edge of the cup. Place glasses back again inside the freezer. To make the strawberry layer: Blend strawberries, protein natural powder and almond dairy together. Again, you would like this to become pretty thick, but you might need to add in more almond milk to make it blend. Once strawberry smoothie is usually heavy and creamy, lightly spoon it over the chocolate layer. Place glasses back the freezer once again for a couple minutes, then appreciate! Formula by: Monique Volz Photography by: Sarah Fennel Monique, I LOVE these - the shades, the neapolitan tastes (the best) and the idea of having it while my sweet deal with before bed. I always need a small type of dessert after dinner and this will be perfect and one of the greatest things for me personally.