Raw Cacao and Maca Breakfast Smoothie

I haven’t updated this blog for ages. A lot has happened over the last few months but surely the biggest change is that I am pregnant, expecting my second baby! This time we decided not to know if it is to be a boy or a girl so in few weeks time, we’ll be having a sweet surprise.

The initial months of pregnancy have been a bit tough but now everything is going quite well. I have tried to improve a lot my diet to boost my energy levels and improve health and mood in general.

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Breakfast has become surely my main and favourite meal of the day and it always includes a fruit or veg smoothie like this chocolate-y one made with Raw Cacao  and Maca powder. 


Raw Cacao and Maca Smoothie

Raw Cacao is a powerful antioxidant with many health benefits. A mood improver, raw cacao is rich of magnesium and iron. Maca is rich in vitamin B, C, and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids.
Maca increases your energy level & stamina.

Raw Cacao and Maca Smoothie: Ingredients

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 teaspoon Maca
  • 1 teaspoon Raw Cacao
  • Cacao Paste (optional, for the topping)

Blitz & Enjoy x



About Laura

I am passionate about healthy eating. I have a background and job in media & marketing but my interest in nutrition started in 2009 when I moved to London (from Italy). I enjoy cooking wholesome yet luscious treats for my family and friends and sharing recipes on my blog
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3 Responses to Raw Cacao and Maca Breakfast Smoothie

  1. Thanks for the recipe, always wanted to use cacao in my smoothies but never tried. Defo want to use this recipe. Thanks for sharing x


    • Laura says:

      Raw cacao is really awsome in smoothies, I do like it. I’ve also done some raw cacao and maca energy balls lately and they were amazing too. With no sugar, they are perfect for chocolate cravings. I’ll add the recipe soon. Thanks a lot for your comment!


      • Hmmm sounds amazing! No problem 🙂 The macs energy balls sounds like something I need in my life as I get chocolate cravings like all the time! Can’t wait for the recipe x


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