This smoothie is full of holiday flavours and nutrient-dense ingredients to balance out the indulging season (see "Notes" below).
Soy milk, unsweetened
Cacao powder, raw
(or almond butter)
1 tbsp hulled
Hemp seeds, shelled
Cacao nibs, raw, Sunfoods
Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender.
Garnish with cacao nibs and mint leaves.
Calories from fat289
Calories from saturated fat135
Total Fat32 g
Saturated Fat15.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat4.8 g
Total Carbohydrate48 g
Dietary Fiber12.7 g
There is nothing wrong with indulging during the holidays with family and friends. It's all about balance! Starting with a balanced breakfast like this smoothie keeps you energized and prevents you from over-eating when dinner comes around.
Soy milk, almonds, and hemp seeds provide plant-based protein.
Soy milk, almonds, and chia seeds provide calcium.
Spinach, chia seeds, and cacao powder provide iron.
Cacao provides magnesium.
This smoothie is also high in fibre, potassium, healthy fats and fresh mint!