Cocoa-Almond Smoothie

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Prep time:  5 minutes         Serves:  1

  • 2-3 large ice cubes
  • 1-1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes. If the smoothie is too thick, add a little water and blend again until it reaches the desired consistency.

Pour into a glass and enjoy!

Nutritional analysis per serving:   Calories 430; fat 39 g; saturated fat 14 g; cholesterol 0 mg; fiber 9 g; protein 10 g; carbohydrates 14 g; sodium 300 mg

Recipe is from Mark Hyman, MD, Broken Brain Series, Plant-Based Recipes for a Healthy Brain, 2018.