Cacao Almond Bliss Smoothie

This cacao almond bliss smoothie is as much a dessert as it is a mini-meal. The good news is that if you are going to eat a chocolate almond sweet creation, this is the way to go. It can even be frozen into a sorbet. This is heaven on earth for guilt-free chocolate loving bliss! Use frozen bananas in this recipe–just peel and cut into chunks, then freeze; the banana acts like little ice cubes). You also can use homemade almond nut milk. For more information on cleansing with smoothies, try these detoxification tips.

  • Ingredients
  • 2 cups nut milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder
  • 1 heaping tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 ripe banana (in chunks)
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey or agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamo

Steps to Make It
Place all of the ingredients into a blender. Add a few ice cubes if desired.

Blend everything together until smooth.

Recipe Tips
Make sure you sip smoothies slowly and “chew” them so the digestive enzymes in your saliva will be activated.
Add a scoop of protein powder for extra nutrients. Pea protein, hemp or rice protein, and organic whey or soy all good sources.

Recipe Variations

  • Use 2 cups of coconut milk instead of the nut milk.
  • Add a teaspoon of maca powder for an extra energy boost. Makes one generous or 2 small servings

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