Chocolate in the Morning?! A Delicious, Healthy Recipe to Start Your Day

A filling nutritious breakfast is key to starting off your day right. And it's the best time of the day to squeeze in a good serving of greens, and most of the minerals and vitamins we need for the day. 

So I love making smoothies with clean, nutrient-rich ingredients, that give me a good amount of morning energy (I no longer need coffee!), but that also taste amazing. Also, smoothies are so quick and easy to prepare- I throw the ingredients into my nutri-bullet, blend, and it's ready to go!

Here is an example of one of my favorites, which has raw cacao to satisfy my chocolate craving, without spiking my blood sugar as most other processed breakfasts would.

Organic raw cacao is an Amazonian “super food” with 40 times the amount of antioxidants as blueberries, is the highest plant-based source of iron, and is very rich in magnesium and calcium. It's also known to improve digestion, suppress appetite, and is a mood elevator and aphrodisiac. So go ahead give this a try!

Note: for alternative protein powders, I like ALOHA premium protein (in vanilla or chocolate), Sun Warrior blend Vanilla, or Garden of Life Raw meal.