Chocolate, Peppermint, Mocha... What a Combination!
I'm compelled to share this recipe because we mixed it up this morning and found another winner.
This is an excellent alternative to the traditional strawberry-banana routine out there!
The added Peppermint vitality is a real winner. If you do not have peppermint vitality essential oil you are going to miss out on the refreshing peppermint taste!
Chocolate Peppermint Mocha Smoothie
Benefits of the Components in This Recipe*
Chocolate Protein Complete
Young Living’s rich chocolate protein that provides 25g of clean protein from goat’s milk, whey, egg white (albumin), pea, and hemp. It's a delicious daily protein supplement that provides a full range of amino acids. Pure Protein is also formulated with elevATP, a unique ancient peat and apple extract that supports the production of ATP*.
A versatile essential oil with well-loved flavor.
Proposed benefits according to Y.L.:
An extra source of the chocolate flavor that contains a rich amount of antioxidant flavonoids without the sugar. Cacao is differentiated from cocoa in that cacao is typically made from seeds of the Theobroma cacao tree. Cocoa is the powder made after the seeds are roasted.
The use of cacao vs cocoa varies from brand to brand but typically it is just a matter of whether or not the seeds were roasted (cocoa) or not (cacao).
Cacao/Cocoa likely share the following properties:
There you have it! A simple way to change up your smoothie regimen. If you would like to see us put together any other flavor ideas, please let us know in the comments section below.
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The Oil Sister
My name is Missy and I am the owner of Essentially Well LLC and the primary author of "The Oil Sister". Challenging myself to learn about natural health and wellness has been a life-changing experience for me. I want to share what I have learned with YOU!
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