Bulletproof Raw Chocolate Super Smoothie

Bulletproof Raw Chocolate Super Smoothie
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Vegan Vegetarian Dairy Free

This smoothie is absolutely packed with ingredients that will keep you healthy and alert. Combining some of the most potent natural ingredients for keeping the body full of power and long lasting energy, this smoothie recipe is not only very good for the body but also the mind as well. Blending the Superfood cotent of Cacao, Maca, Chia Seeds, Hemp Protein, Spinach and Flax Seed (Linseeds) can only produce body fuel that has the power to bring you to the best of your ability through a multitude of different plant phytochemicals. NOTE: The ground seeds continue to absorb water, making the consistency thicker as times goes on. As such, we recommend drinking this smoothie straight after you've made it.

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Equipment
  • High Powered Food Processor
  • Glass

Method
  1. Put all the ingredients into a high-speed blender and pulse then blend on high until well mixed.
  2. If using a weaker blender, you may need to chop the banana into smaller chunks and give it a blend with some almond milk before adding further ingredients.
  3. If the smoothie seems a bit too thick for your taste, simply add a little more water.
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Benefits

Bulletproof your immune system with this delightful, chocolatey super-smoothie!  Extremely rich in immune boosting vitamins and minerals including a healthy dose of vitamin A which is famous for its role in vision and eye health whilst being a powerful antioxidant and immune boosting vitamin!  Other vitamins contributing to this potent cocktail of health benefitting nutrients are; vitamins B1, B2, B3, B9 (folate), C, E and K with vitamin K providing the proteins necessary to support strong bones and mood enhancing B vitamins to help you cope with the stresses and strains of everyday life.

The Almond Butter and Coconut Oil give this smoothie a rich, silky texture and provide essential healthy fats such as lauric acid – healthy fats are necessary to absorb fat soluble vitamins, keep us feeling fuller for longer and are needed for optimal brain function!

Raw Cacao is packed with phytochemicals, is one of nature’s best sources of plant-based iron and is naturally high in magnesium – this underrated miracle mineral is involved in over 350 enzymatic processes in the body, is required to maintain cell life and essential to the production of energy from food.

With a plethora of other essential minerals such as; phosphorus, copper, manganese and potassium, whilst this smoothie is excellent at any time, as a breakfast replacement it will really set you up for the day - gently detoxifying whilst bolstering your immune system to beat away those winter blues!

22 June 2015 - 4:29pm