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Chocolate Superfood Smoothie | sivanandabahamas.org

Chocolate Superfood Smoothie

Recipe contributed by Grace Van Berkum.

* handful of raw cacao beans
* Sunwarrior plant-based chocolate protein powder
* 3 tbsp dandelion root powder
* 3-4 cups of unsweetened coconut milk (or almond milk)
* 1 frozen banana
* 1 cup frozen papaya
* 1 tbsp maca powder
* 1 tsp bee pollen
* 1 tsp Lucuma powder
* natural sweetener of choice
* handful of ice

Blend till smooth and creamy.  Sprinkle with cacao nibs.

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Grace Van Berkum is a registered holistic nutritionist, Sivananda Yoga teacher, certified personal trainer, and founder of Gracious Living Retreats. Known for her detoxifying and delicious raw, vegan, plant-powered recipe creations, Grace is passionate about the healing power of whole foods from the earth and their ability to increase prana and elevate consciousness. She leads retreats on nutrition, conscious eating, and yoga worldwide and is the author of 30 Days, 30 Ways to Gracious Living.

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