RECIPE ~ Double Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

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Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups unsweetened chocolate almond milk
  • heaping 3/4 cup frozen cherries
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions:

  1. Pour the milk into your blender. Add in the cherries and cocoa and turn on low. Let the smoothie run on low for a minute, then bump the speed up to medium for about a minute until the mixture is smooth and you don’t hear any more large chunks of cherries being hit by the blades.
  2. Pour the smoothie into a glass and serve immediately.

Read more at http://www.branappetit.com/2013/06/05/double-chocolate-cherry-smoothie/#fRGPYWF2mdB0tw4H.99

RECIPE ~ Coconut, Chia, Avocado & Blueberries Parfait

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This is the perfect way to start the day. Not only is it gorgeous looking but it’s also full of goodness to give you all you need for an amazing day.

You’ve got good fats and your essential fatty acids with the avocado, the coconut and the chia seeds, and you also have a good dose of antioxidants with the blueberries.

 

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • About 1/4 cup of your favorite milk
  • 1/2 avocado (peeled and diced)
  • 1 Tbsp. desiccated coconut
  • About 3 Tbsp. coconut (or natural) yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. maca powder
  • 1 handful blueberries

Directions

Mix the chia seeds and milk in a tall glass. Leave that for a minute, until the chia seeds have absorbed the milk.

Top up with some diced avocado, then with the desiccated coconut, then the yogurt and then the maca powder.

Finish with the blueberries on top and enjoy.