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