Raw Cacao Smoothie with Banana & Date (Vegan & Gluten Free!)

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Total Time:    5 minutes

Nutritional per serving
Calories: 405 kcal
Fat: 12 g
Protein: 11 g
Carbohydrates: 64 g

We have to share this awesome Raw Cacao Smoothie recipe we’ve recently stumbled upon as it is a perfect addition to our smoothie archives. With Cacao, banana & dates, what’s not to like?

The original recipe is from My Darling Vegan, however, we’ve tweaked it a bit as it was a wee bit high in calories for our liking. That said, it’s still quite the indulgent little beverage so go easy 🙂

Ingredients

  • 1 medium frozen banana, sliced (about 75g)
  • 2 medjool dates, pitted (about 20g)
  • 1 teaspoon raw almond nut butter
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup raw almond milk (about 250 ml)

Cacao Smoothie Directions

Just mix all the ingredients together in a blender 🙂

Tips & alternatives

If you can’t get hold of raw cacao powder, try using 20g chocolate instead, ideally the dark variety with a high percentage of cacao (85% works great). Chocolate in smoothies is definitely worth a try 🙂

If you enjoyed this Cacao Smoothie recipes, we have lots of other great smoothie recipes which you can check out.

Photo and recipe courtesy of My Darling Vegan

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