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Chocolate Almond Smoothie with Ashwagandha

06/14/2022
Recipes
Chocolate Almond Smoothie with Ashwagandha and Cauliflower


Rich, creamy, and bursting with nutrients, this Chocolate Almond Smoothie gets extra thickness from a secret ingredient–frozen cauliflower! Brimming with fiber, vitamins, and other beneficial plant compounds, mild, hydrating cauliflower lends extra wholesomeness and enhanced texture without noticeably contributing to calories or taste. Mix in antioxidant-loaded fresh spinach, protein-packed almond butter, and our ORGANIC INDIA Ashwagandha, and this is one delectable powerhouse or refreshment.

Sometimes referred to as “Indian Ginseng” or “Winter Cherry”, traditional herb Ashwagandha has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine as a natural source of energy and vitality. Today, an increasing body of modern research clinically backs this potent adaptogen for its ability to help balance stress response, supporting the body and mind in healthy response to physical, mental and environmental stress. Other notable benefits include cognition support, increased stamina, restful sleep, and more.

With summer heat and a flurry of bright activity upon us, a recipe that combines refreshing calm with energizing vitality is exactly what the season calls for. Best of all, it comes with delicious satisfaction–a fudgsicle in a cup. Enjoy!


Chocolate Almond Smoothie with Ashwagandha

Chocolate Almond Smoothie in glasses won cutting board with cauliflower and ashwagandha capsules.

Per 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, or plant milk of choice
  • 1 overripe banana, cut into chunks and frozen
  • ½ Cup frozen cauliflower florets
  • A good handful (about ½ Cup) baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons cacao powder
  • ½ Teaspoon ORGANIC INDIA Ashwagandha
  • A few drops almond extract
  • Optional addends: cacao nibs, flaked dark chocolate, 1 Medjool date

Method:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Organic India Ashwagandha is available in Capsules (which you can twist and pull apart to add to the recipe) and 1-Pound Bag Powder

Love chocolate? Check out this other must-try Chocolate Turmeric Ginger Shake recipe.