Chocolate Green Smoothie

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Chocolate in a green smoothie? Yes! Why not?! One day I woke up with the biggest craving for chocolate. I knew I wanted to start my day with a green smoothie so I figured, I’d add chocolate to my smoothie. The trick was figuring out how to get it sweet without too much fruit and no added sugar. Bananas and dates give a sweet balance to the bitter cacao and greens. The color will be a deep green, practically brown. It’s not a bad thing just different! The color has nothing to do with the flavor. I hope you try it and enjoy it!

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  • 2 ½ frozen bananas*
  • 1 cup water (or non-dairy milk)
  • 1-2 handfuls spinach
  • 1-2 kale leaves, stems removed
  • 1 pitted date, or more for sweetness**
  • 1 ½ tbsp cacao powder
  • 2-4 tsps cacao nibs, optional

*Note: If you haven’t had time to freeze the ripe bananas, just use 3 ripened bananas and add ice.

**Note2: If you don’t have dates, use a few (3 to 5) frozen mango chunks! TRUST ME!


  1. Add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth.

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