This is my go-to breakfast smoothie when I need something fast, delicious and so satisfying to my tummy that I won’t need to eat until lunch. This is what I call my Power go to: Cacao/Peanut Butter Bliss.
And here’s what it contains: banana, almond milk, cacao powder, peanut butter, avocado, essential oil (optional) and ice. You can also add chia seeds for extra nutritional punch!
Because a banana has potassium manganese, vitamin C, fiber, biotin, and copper, that is already a powerhouse fruit to start the day. Cacao powder is considered a very high source of magnesium and antioxidants. It contains healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, minerals, carbs and proteins; and peanut butter has a fantastic combination of fiber and protein that keeps you full for a long time. Avocados, my favorite daily staple food is really a super food (as is cacao powder) with over twenty different vitamins and minerals as well as protein, fiber and heart- healthy fats.
The added bonus, but optional to give it a chai taste, is On Guard essential oil which contains the essence of cinnamon, clove, wild orange, eucalyptus and rosemary.
Cacao/Peanut Butter Chai Bliss (for 2)
16 oz. almond milk
1 medium banana
2 Tbsp. cacao powder
2 Tbsp. peanut butter
2 drops On Guard essential oil (optional)
1/4 inch slice of avocado
Put all of these ingredients in a blender. Preferably a high speed blender like Vitamix or Blendtec. Drink, enjoy, then conquer the day!
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