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5 Cacao Smoothies Recipes to Try at Home

Most people don’t realize that cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can eat and is cleaner (less processed) than other forms of chocolate, such as cocoa. Cacao doesn’t taste as sweet as chocolate, but it is much healthier and packed with nutrients that make cacao a true “superfood.”

Cacao powder is an excellent ingredient for smoothies because it provides one of the highest magnesium levels and antioxidants of any food. Below are 5 amazing cacao smoothies’ recipes.

Also read: Surprising Benefits of Cacao Powder for Diabetics

1. Cacao Chocolate Almond Smoothie

Delicious cacao smoothie with a nice blend of almond and subtle chocolate flavours. Add almond butter for more flavor.

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ cup mango
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder
  • Cup dried dates or prunes to sweeten
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

Optional – 1 tablespoon almond butter

Optional – cup raw oats

2. Berry Chocolate Smoothie

A berry chocolate smoothie is rich in antioxidants and kid-friendly. Add optional raw oats or flaxseeds (or both) to make this smoothie more filling as an eating option.

  • ½ red beet (boiled or cooked)
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 cup rice milk (or unsweetened almond milk or dairy milk)

Optional – cup  raw oats or 2 tablespoons flaxseed

Optional – 1 cup raw spinach

3. Minty Cacao Smoothie

This minty sweet cacao powder smoothie is both sweet and refreshing.

  • 1 cup raw spinach
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey (can add more to taste)
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • handful fresh mint leaves

Optional – add cacao nibs for garnish

 4. Beetroot Super Smoothie

This smoothie provides a great way to include beetroot in your diet and is rich in important vitamins and antioxidants.

  • 1 cup kale
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cooked beetroot
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon hemp powder (or hemp seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey for sweetness
  • 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk

You can also read: Cacao and Its Benefits for Digestive Health

5. Citrus Fiber Boost Smooth

The perfect breakfast smoothie or post-workout smoothie. Rich in Vitamin C, fiber, and lots of nutrients.

  • 1 cup spinach (or kale)
  • ½ orange
  • ½ banana
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (soak chia seeds for 15 minutes before blending)
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder (add more if desired)
  • ½ cup raw oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or rice milk)

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