Start your morning off right with this healthy take on a salted caramel mocha smoothie! Instead of caramel sauce, this recipe uses sweet dates to match the essence of caramel without the added guilt. 

Servings: 1


  • 1/2 cup cold coffee
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 packet sweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop chocolate or vanilla protein powder, optional
  • 3 pitted dates (soaked in hot water for 15 minutes if not soft)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup ice

Step 1: Add all ingredients to a blender and process until smooth. Serve immediately.

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