Gut Healing Smoothie: Chocolate Chocolate Chip
I'm obsessed with the health benefits of cacao, and let's be real, who doesn't want to have chocolate for breakfast?
Raw, organic cacao is packed full of antioxidants and polyphenols that can protect us from environmental toxins, contains flavonoids that reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, is rich in calming magnesium and mood-boosting theobromine, and can even raise levels of our feel-good neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine. And as for gut health? Well, a recent study showed that eating cacao can even increase the number of good bacteria in our microbiome!
I've paired organic cacao with blood sugar stabilizing cinnamon and a pinch of adrenal boosting Himalayan salt, which not only ramps up the health benefits of this smoothie but makes it taste incredible too...
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Gut Healing Smoothie
20g collagen powder
1 tablespoon cacao powder
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 tablespoon crunchy almond butter
2 tablespoons flaxseed
1 cup spinach
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1.5 cups almond milk
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
This smoothie, and over 50 more specifically designed gut healing recipes is from my 28 Day Guided Gut Healing Program - to find out more about this life changing program head to: