Recipe: Coconut Almond Smoothie 🥥

After chilly rain earlier this week, the Ohio weather gods have bestowed 60-degree weather upon us. Time to break out your blender and get some chocolate & spring greens in.

Join us in relishing this delicious, anti-inflammatory smoothie that is great for gut health!


Ingredients
2 cups almond milk
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp cacao nibs
2 tsp chia seeds
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup spinach
2 medjool dates
1 tbsp almond butter
2 tbsp shredded coconut

Instructions
Add all ingredients to the blender and blend well. Add additional non-dairy milk or water
to reach desired consistency. Enjoy!


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Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Smoothie 🍒

Boy have we missed juicy organic cherries. Now that we were able to procure some from the local grocery store, we combined our love of this fruit with another favorite food, chocolate. Like many of our recipes, we try to avoid added sugar – even too much of the more natural, healthier kind- so adjust to your sweet tooth accordingly. Give this cherry chocolate smoothie a try!

Prep time: less than 5 minutes

Servings: about 4, makes ~64oz

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Ingredients

4 cups non-dairy milk (we used hazelnut from Elmhurst)

1 cup swisschard and/or kale

1 cup cherries (fresh or we used frozen too cool this drink down even more) and 1 cup blueberries

2 tbsp cacao nibs

2 tbsp cacao powder

2 tbsp beet powder (optional)

4 medjool dates

2 tbsp almond butter

4 tbsp shredded coconut

Instructions

Add all ingredients into a 64 ounce blending container and then blend. You got your veggies in, congrats! Enjoy 🙂

Recipe: Raw Chocolate Energy Bites

energy balls

Prep time: 5-10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients
• 1 cup raw, old-fashioned oats
• ⅔ cup toasted, unsweetened coconut flakes
• ½ cup creamy peanut or almond butter
• ½ cup freshly ground flaxseed
• ⅔ cup chocolate chips
• ⅓ cup honey
• 1 tbsp chia seeds
• 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Directions
Grind flaxseeds first and, in a large mixing bowl, combine peanut/almond butter, honey, and vanilla extract. Mix well and add in remaining ingredients until fully incorporated. Cover and chill for 45 minutes. Roll into balls of about an inch or to preferred size. Wetting hands with water will help with rolling the balls. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.