Chocolate Smoothie Recipe
By Dr. Ben
you want to have a healthy heart and good blood circulation throughout
your body, you need to regularly supply your body with flavonoids,
which are natural nutrients that have antioxidant properties.
organic chocolate is one of nature's most flavonoid-rich foods.
When eaten on its own or with other healthy foods, raw, organic
chocolate can help keep your cardiovascular system strong and healthy.
following heart healthy chocolate smoothie recipe makes for an excellent
breakfast or post-workout meal. While it doesn't contain the same
amount of caffeine that a cup of Joe does, it provides loads of
nutrients that can significantly boost your energy.
cashews or almonds, soaked for 3-5 hours
7 small dates or 3 large Medjool dates
3 tablespoons raw,
organic chocolate powder
4 frozen bananas (slice into small pieces before freezing)
blender or any other strong blender to blend cashews or almonds
with one cup of water; blend until cashews or almonds are completely
broken down into nut milk.
another cup of water, dates, raw chocolate powder, and banana slices
to the nut milk in the blender. Blend until ingredients turn into
a thick smoothie that resembles ice cream. Pour into tall glasses
and enjoy these delicious, heart healthy chocolate smoothies.
For an extra boost of flavor, add a touch of pure vanilla extract
or a small piece of vanilla pod before the second blending.
quantities listed in the ingredients section produce approximately
2 large servings.
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