This purely delicious power smoothie comes from Bella Clinton – the grand prize winner of our Healthy Chef Spring into Health Competition.
In Bella’s words:
” I have converted even the blokiest of blokes to enjoy this smoothie… after hours of surfing in the heat, my boyfriend, his mates and I are always thirsty, hungry and exhausted. So, bring on the CACAO KAPOW!! Throw all ingredients into a blender, reenergise and revitalise with this delicious and nutritious “heaven in a cup” smoothie. Hydrating and refreshing, it’s perfect after a long day at uni or work, The combination of cacao, coconut water and berries gives you a nutritious, energy kick up the bum and is also ideal in the afternoon when you are craving something sweet and chocolatey! ”
WHY IT ROCKS FOR YOUR BODY:
1. Coconut water or “nature’s powerade” is a natural isotonic drink. The flesh and liquid are loaded with health benefits and adding this baby to your smoothie you will feel a burst of energy, clarity of mind and re-vitalised! Coconut water is one of the best hydrators and fluid replacers in the world. It is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal and completely sterile – the husk serves as a natural filter. So crack it open and let the holy water flow!
1 tablespoon Healthy Chef Pure Protein
1 – 2 fresh pitted dates (depending on your taste)
Pour into a glass and enjoy.Extras:
Add 1 tablespoon chia or ground flax seeds for omega 3
Add 1 tablespoon Healthy Chef Organic Superfood for an awesome antioxidant vitality boost
Use water or other milks such as almond, macadamia, cashew, seed in place of coconut water.