Getting my glow on with this Cacao-licious Smoothie!

Cacao Smoothie Bella Musing

Cacao is the raw, pure form of chocolate. This super food is believed to be the highest source of antioxidants of all foods. Since it’s so high in antioxidants, it’s an excellent go-to for healthy, beautifully glowing skin and hair. Cacao is known to nourish and repair hair and skin. Now, who wouldn’t want that!

Cacao Smoothie. Glowing Skin
Enjoy the purest form of chocolate in this delicious drink. The Cacao Smoothie is easy to whip up and jam-packed with yummy goodness.

Studies have shown that it also benefits your mood, nervous system, insulin levels and much more. Note that cacao and cocoa are not only different in spelling but in benefits too. For one, raw cacao powder is less processed than cocoa powder. Caution, do not exceed your intake to more than 2 tablespoons of cacao powder per serving and do not overdo it. I was quite jittery the first time I went wild with cacao. ¡Ay Caramba!

Cacao
Suggested serving is 1 to 2 tablespoons of Cacao Powder.

In my recipe, I do not use cow’s milk but coconut cream and coconut water instead. Por qué? Porque … I’m loco for the coco =) I love cow’s milk but it’s said to reduce the antioxidant benefits of the cacao. Here’s my recipe:

Ingredients (Los ingredientes son)

1 large Banana, sliced (chilled)

1-2 tablespoons Raw Cacao Powder

Quarter cup Coconut Cream

2 cups Organic Coconut Water (chilled)

1 teaspoon Almond Butter

1 teaspoon Honey

Preparation (Preparación)

Simply add all the ingredients as listed above and whip up in a high-speed blender until smooth.

Y listo!

Pour over into a glass and get your glow on!

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