Spicy Cacao-Cayenne Winter Smoothie

This is a variation on the Coconut-Banana-Sunflower Smoothie with raw cacao and warming spices.

Makes 2 servings


2 cups non dairy milk

1 TBSP raw or sprouted sunflower seeds or sunflower seed butter

1 TBSP unsweetened shredded coconut

1/2 TBSP ground flax meal

1/2 TBSP chia seeds

1-2 dates

1 banana

1 TBSP raw cacao powder

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp cinnamon (try Vietnamese for a kick)

1 inch peeled chunk of fresh ginger

pinch of cayenne pepper (to taste)

6 ice cubes

Blend until smooth and creamy. Add more cayenne and cacao to taste.

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