Recipe of the Day: Salted Carob Almond Smoothie with Chia Pudding :-)

Salted Carob Almond Smoothie with Chia Pudding.  Sooo delicious!  Looks indulgent but it is completely good for you 😉

 

For the chia pudding: in a glass, mix 3 TBS chia seeds with 1/4 – 1/2 cup almond milk (can add natural sweetener and vanilla to taste). Stir and set aside for 5-10min.

 

Meanwhile, prepare the smoothie: blend 2 frozen bananas, 1 cup almond milk, 1-2 TBS almond butter, 2 dates, 2 heaped TBS carob powder, large pinch of salt (can also add a TBS or 2 of @soaringfreesuperfoods Vanilla Dream Shake powder for extra flavor and nutritional boost. To make it more decadent, add a handful of goji berries and some nuts such as walnuts). Pour smoothie into glass (on top of chia pudding). Top with granola and fresh fruit. Enjoy outside in the sun 😎

 

P.S. Most people don’t like the flavour of carob, but I almost guarantee that you will love it in this smoothie! Carob has a delicious malted taste, is high in fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals (containing more calcium than cocoa), and contains no caffeine (unlike cacao).

 

 

Be sure to visit my blog for more healthy ideas: https://z4zest.wordpress.com

 

 

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