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Mesquite Cacao

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz swiss chard
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 avocado - pitted
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp mesquite
  • 1 date - pitted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

Mesquite–it’s not just for barbecue! The seasoning adds a nutty flavor that makes this smoothie taste like a chocolate milkshake. Did you know that cacao is among the best dietary sources of magnesium, which helps improve muscle and nerve function? Add a date for sweetness and Swiss chard for some essential vitamins and minerals. Banana and avocado make it creamy! (Save the other half of the avocado for the next smoothie on this menu…)

Looking for more chocolatey smoothies? Try the Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Smoothie and the Chocolate Tahini No Bakes Smoothie

Nutrition Facts: 180 calories, 9g fat, 11g sugar, 3g protein, 8g fiber, 25g carbs per 12-ounce serving. Yields 2 servings.

Smoothie Categories: High Fiber, Energy

Mesquite Cacao Smoothie Recipe by Green Blender