If you’re looking for an antioxidant rich smoothie, this is it! It not only tastes rich and chocolaty, but can give you the same mood and energy boost as coffee,
Furthermore, loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals, taking this smoothie daily won’t to pick up your mood, but will supercharge your health too.
The health benefits of this chocolate smoothie
Each and every ingredient boasts its own nutritional benefits:
Cacao powder: High in antioxidants, magnesium, chromium, iron, anandamide, manganese and theobromine. Also, copper, zinc, omega-6 fatty acid, phenethylamine, phosphorus and tryptophan. In fact, cacao has more antioxidants than blueberries, acai berries, pomegranates, goji berries and red wine combined!
Goji berries: They add proteins to your smoothie with a spectrum of 18 different amino acids, including all eight essential ones. Furthermore, the berries contain 21 trace minerals, including iron, zinc, copper, geranium, calcium, selenium, B vitamins and phosphorus.
Spinach: Rich in vitamins as well as selenium, calcium, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, copper and omega-3 fatty acids.
Blueberries: Contain antioxidants, manganese and vitamins.
Chocolate berry pick-me-up smoothie recipe
2 small frozen bananas
2 tbsp cacao powder
1/3 cup dried goji berries
1 cup red grapes
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
2 cups filtered water
Firstly, add the water to your blender. Secondly, add all the other ingredients. Then, blend on high-speed for one minute or until creamy. Serve immediately.