Chocolate Peanut Butter Elixir

Chocolate Peanut Butter ElixirI’m back with another rich, frothy, chocolatey, peanut buttery elixir :)

What would I do without these warm drinks when the temps are cold and the snow is flying?

This recipe is similar to some of my other elixir recipes except for one little twist – the addition of peanut butter. The peanut butter adds a little body and provides a nice dose of protein.

Here are a few benefits of including peanut butter in your elixirs (and smoothies):

  • As already mentioned a good source of protein
  • Good source of healthy fats
  • Helps you lose weight (keeps you feeling full and less likely to reach for unhealthy snacks)
  • Heart friendly
  • Rich in fiber
  • High in potassium and a good source of magnesium and vitamin E

Any nut butter can be used in place of peanut butter. The other nut butters have similar nutritional profiles. I used green tea. Enjoy!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Elixir Recipe

The Ingredients

  • 1 cup of warm to hot tea
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon grass-fed butter or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey to sweeten

The Optional Add-ons

  • 1 tablespoon chia or flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cashews or walnuts
  • 1/2 tablespoon maca
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin or 1 serving protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon colostrum powder

Show Time

Place all the ingredients into your high-speed blender followed by the tea and blend for around 30-45 seconds or until nice and frothy.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 358
  • Fat: 30g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Vitamin A: 4% RDA
  • Vitamin C: 0% RDA
  • Calcium: 3% RDA
  • Iron: 8% RDA

I’d love to know if you try this chocolate peanut butter elixir and how you liked it. Please leave a comment below. Happy Blending!

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4 Responses to Chocolate Peanut Butter Elixir

  1. Oh my gosh! This Is one wonderful smoothie! I made it with Teeccino’s Dandelion French Roast tea and it was absolutely wonderful. Just what I needed for my lunch break.

    • Ryan Carmody #

      I agree with your wonderful assessment :) Dandelion French Roast tea was a nice touch.

  2. Jen #

    Wow. This was awesome! It will be part of my daily routine :). Thanks for sharing all of these great receives.

    • Ryan Carmody #

      Awesome is good :) You’re welcome, Jen.

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