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Vegan Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie
- 2 cups Almond Milk
- 1 cup of Berries (Strawberries or raspberries, whatever you preference is).
- 1 teaspoon Chocolate Syrup
- 1 Tablespoon Flax (preferably ground).
- 1/4 cup of oats
- 2 scoops of Gnarly Vegan
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If you need a smaller serving, ingredients can be cut in half.Nutrition info:
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