Did you know that Cacao is one of the richest sources of polyphenols, which are natural antioxidants found in foods like fruits, vegetables, tea, chocolate & wine. Studies reveal that cacao is rich in flavanols, which lower blood pressure by improving nitric oxide levels & blood vessel function. It can improve blood flow, reduce cholesterol, increase brain function, may exert positive effects on mood and symptoms of depression by reducing stress levels and improving calmness & who doesn’t like chocolate? This recipe contains 4 superfoods (*), give it a try, your body will love you for it!

• 1 cup berries (try gojiberries*/strawberries/blueberries*)
• 1 frozen banana
• 1 tablespoon chia seeds*
• 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder*
• 1 cup milk (any type works well)
• ½ cup plain yogurt
• 1 tablespoon coconut oil
• 1 cup ice
• 1 cup water