This ultra thick shake is packed with magnesium, calcium, protein, omega 3’s and potassium and it gives me just about all of the nutrients needed to keep me feeling healthy, alert and strong all day long.My recipe varies depending what I have on hand, so I’ll give you a basic one and substitutions are listed below.
1 ripe banana
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup Ghirardelli 60% Cacao bittersweet
chocolate chips
1/2 cup cooked, chilled Chick Peas (I cook a batch from dried once a week)
4 cups raw spinach
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/8 cup raw almonds

Blend all ingredients on the highest setting and then blend a second time with about 1 cup of ice, if it’s too thick add a little water to reach desired consistency.


This recipe makes a super thick double serving, so I drink half today and save half for tomorrow. It usually gets thicker in the fridge, so I add water to thin it a bit.

1 Banana – 1/2 Avocado
Almond Milk – any milk or water
Chick peas – white beans or any type of beans, I prefer cooking my own dried beans, but canned may be used also
Spinach – Romaine Lettuce, kale
Chocolate Chips – Cocoa Powder
Raw Almonds – Walnuts, sunflower seeds, cashews
Chia Seeds- Flax seeds or Hemp seeds.
Feel free to play around with the ingredients, you may also add some maple syrup or raw honey to make it sweeter.
Enjoy your shake and let me know how you like it.
While you’re drinking it, check out my ‘Joyous’ painting on
cool stuff for the home.
Joyus mug
Joyus shower
Joyus bench

Joyous Bench on Society 6

All the above are products with my art work made and shipped by Society6. They also make this image on towels, purses, tote bags, bedding, phone cases, clocks and more. Just follow this link, scroll down and take a look around. If you need help finding a specific product, contact me and I will send you a link. If you have a special request, I can most likely make it happen 🙂

You can also get this original painting in my Etsy shop for $365. Take a look at the details here: Original Joyous painting on canvas.
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Published by Paintings by gretzky

My name is Greta Milan, I sign my art work gretzky... It's just a nick name. I am a visual artist, I paint with acrylics on canvas, I also enjoy creating digital art and mixing the two mediums. My interests include custom pet portraits, tropical landscapes and vibrant colorful non-subjective abstract paintings and patterns. I am also a artist of good healthy food. I am mostly vegan. I love cooking and I believe that healthy eating does not mean deprivation and sacrifice. I have found ways to make all of my favorites without using hydrogenated oils, processed sugars, preservatives, artificial colors, flavors, etc. In my home we eat vegan pizza, burgers, fries and chocolate shakes, in a healthy version of comfort food. I will be blogging all of my recipes here and I will discuss tips on healthy living for the mind, body and soul.

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