Thirsty Thursday: Reese's Green Wake-Up Smoothie
Thanks to influenster, I was treated to this jar of Reese's chocolate peanut butter this week. It's no secret that I am obsessed with spreads -- I love jams, jellies, marmalades, nutella, nut butters, cookie butters, and everything in between! Besides eating it with a spoon, one of my favorite uses for spreads is putting them in drinks. Jams sweeten cocktails, and nut butters bulk up smoothies very nicely.
This spread is soooo yummy! It's like a Reese's peanut butter cup in a jar. I could -- and did -- eat it stright from the jar with a spoon.
Since I'm not the best breakfast-eater (or salad-eater, for that matter), my new go-to drink puts breakfast, greens and caffeine into one sweet cup. Top full of Reese;s peanut butter-chocolate spread, banana, spinach (I swear you don't taste it!) and coffee, this nutritionally rich drink bursts with flavor, perks you up, and keeps you full until lunch.
- 2 heaping tablespoons of Reese's peanut butter chocolate spread
-1/2 frozen banana
- 1 cup brewed and chilled coffee
- Handful of spinach
- 1/2 cup almond milk
In and blender, puree the almond milk and spinach until smooth. This will prevent you from having chunks of spinach throughout your smoothie. Next, add in Reese's peanut butter, bananas, and iced coffee. Blend until smooth. Pour into a glass, sip and enjoy.
This blog post was made possible by influenster, who provided this complimentary jar of Reese's peanut butter to test and review.