This chocolate smoothie recipe is sure to get your tastebuds dancing with delight! With a hint of cinnamon, this supercharged mix is so packed with nutrients, it is sure to make anyone forget that it's healthy chocolate! Cinnamon is a great addition to any chocolate creation when you are looking to change things up a bit, and it also has great anti-cancer properties! 

Not only is it loaded with antioxidants like polyphenols, but cinnamon has also been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. In those with Type 2 Diabetes, taking just one gram per day has great beneficial effects on blood markers as well!

It can actually help to lower blood sugar and is a great replacement for sugar in certain recipes. So for those looking to cut back on their sugar intake and have sensitivities, it's a great healing herb. Give this smoothie a spin this weekend as a delicious way to add this beneficial spice to your diet!

What you'll need: 

  • 1 banana (can be replaced with avocado for those with sugar sensitivity) 
  • 1 tsp. Connect Foods Maca Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Connect Foods Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. almond butter
  • Nut milk of your choice

Blend with or without ice and enjoy! 

 

*Connect Foods Organic Cacao & Maca Powder can be found at your nearest Woolworth's

 

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