1 large ripe banana, mashed
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 1⁄2 cups unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
1⁄4 cup chia seeds
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
Optional: additional peanut butter and cacao nibs or chocolate chips, for topping
In a large container, whisk together mashed banana, peanut butter, maple syrup, and almond milk until smooth. Stir in chia seeds and let sit overnight (or for at least 1 hour) to thicken.
Once thickened, stir in cocoa powder. Top with additional peanut butter and cacao nibs or chocolate chips if desired.
Yields: 2 servings
Per serving: 364 calories, 12.5 g protein, 42.1 g carbohydrates, 16.6 g fiber, 16.1 g sugars, 21.4 g fat, 3.2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 301 mg sodium, 575 mg calcium, 5.8 g omega-3 fats, 1123 IU vitamin A, 5.9 mg vitamin C, 7.1 mg vitamin E, 3.3 mg iron, 1.2 mg zinc