Golden Pumpkin Spiced Iced Chocolate

Ingredients –

1/4 cup coconut (or Greek style) yogurt

3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of choice)

1 Tablespoon of Cacao

1/2 teaspoon of pumpkin spice mix

1/4 teaspoon of GOLDEN GLOW mix

1 pinch of ground black pepper – this is important as the chemical compound in the black pepper is what helps and enables the body to absorb all of those important nutrients in the turmeric! You can’t taste the pepper, promise.

1 Tablespoon of cashew or coconut butter – sub 2 Tbsp raw cashews – soak in boiling water for 0 mins before blending if you don’t have a high powered blender

1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 Tablespoon of hemp seeds

1/4-1/2  cup of ice – more or less to desired consistency.

For a sweeter smoothie feel free to add 1 pitted date or a teaspoon or two of raw honey or maple syrup.

Optional add in’s;

1 teaspoon of maca – for hormone balance

1 scoop hemp protein powder   – for extra protein

Optional for serving –

Coconut flakes

Cacao nibs

A pinch of turmeric

Method –

1 – Place all smoothie ingredients into your and process until smooth, creamy and well combined.

2 – Pour into a chilled glass or mason jar then top with coconut flakes, cacao nibs and dust with turmeric if desired.

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