Posted on July 15 2020
Vegan Chocolate Overload Smoothie Recipe
Cacao Powder: Lets talk some fun facts about cacao powder. Note, not to be confused with cocoa powder. What’s the difference you ask, well cacao powder is made by cold- pressing cocoa beans while cocoa powder is made by roasting cocoa beans. The lack of exposure to heat in cacao retains its nutritional value.
Cacao powder is also packed with PEA (Phynylethylamine) popularly known as ‘the love drug’. PEA heightens focus levels and acts as a motivation booster to the brain by magnifying the action of your happy hormones such as dopamine and serotonin. What’s more? It also increases your libido and energy levels!
- ½ scoop chocolate protein powder
- 1 tbps cacao powder
- 2 frozen bananas
- 1 tbps hazelnut butter
- Blend all and enjoy