CHOCOLATE BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE
Ingredients cup fresh or frozen blueberries cup coconut or almond milk cup of fresh spinach 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder Dash of cinnamon 1 ice cube. Directions · Stir together the cocoa powder and water until it dissolves. · Place the cocoa mixture, frozen blueberries, milk, honey and ice cubes into the blender.
· Cover and blend until smooth. · Serve cold. Key tips. · Get your ratios right. · Use frozen fruit. · Use natural honey as a sweetener. · Be creative when it comes to the serving. · Revamp the nutritious bit by going natural. · Don’t refrigerate for more than a day.
Why the chocolate smoothie?
· High fiber content hence a more macro-nutrient drink. The fruit is blended as a whole ensuring all its nutrients are part of your smoothie. · Wide and wholesome variety. The chocolate smoothie as illustrated above, accommodates a wide variety of fruits. The chocolate flavor is especially a great one since it easily accommodates and blends well with the natural taste of the fruits. ·
Healthy: The chocolate smoothie allows you to take in all the wholesomeness in the proteins and vitamins. The sprinkles could come handy in adding just that needed nourishing bit. The milk is rich with calcium thus allowing you a wide dose of nutrients. ·
Weight-loss smoothies: Chocolate smoothies are also tailored to aid in losing weight. Caffeine based ingredients like coffee increase the metabolism rate while lowering appetite. Almond butter is also another prime ingredient that could be used to help satiate appetite. ·
The perfect light meal. The chocolate smoothie is now prepared at home since it befits many if not all occasions and scenarios. It can be taken during picnics and is also a great alternative to that take-away burger. The flavor is sweet and very popular with kids and ladies. ·
The workout and gym beverage: A banana is known to be a natural source of creatine which gives you the power you need in the gym so a chocolate banana smoothie would work wonders here. The smoothie also comes in handy after your workout in preparing the torn tissues in the most natural way. The chocolate soy milk is known for its very low levels of calories thus giving you that edge in all-round fitness. These chocolate smoothies stand out from all the other smoothies. They come with the most nutritious fruits making them the suitable smoothies for the whole family.