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Chocolate Macadamia Milk

Recipe taken from Power Blender Revolution by Vanessa Simkins This rich mixture feels lush and silky smooth on your tongue.  If chocolate milk is your thing, give this one a try. Bonus - your kids might love it, too. Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Sugar Makes 3 cups 1 cup raw unroasted Macadamias 3 cups filtered water 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons honey, maple syrup or agave, optional for sweetness 1 tablespoon coconut butter, optional for a thicker, creamier milk Soak the macadamias in a bowl of water for 2 hours.  Once the nuts are hydrated and plump, dump the water and rinse the nuts.   Place the macadamias, vanilla, cocoa powder, water, coconut...

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Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie

Recipe taken from Power Blender Revolution by Vanessa Simkins   This tastes just like ice cream, but better!  Nothing is more awesome than the heavenly, candied flavor of mint + chocolate.  Bonus: this is naturally green hued from the kale and spinach. Gluten Free, Nut Free Makes 16-20 ounces ½ cup canned lite coconut milk ½ cup plain probiotic yogurt 1 peeled banana, broken into chunks 1 cup spinach 1 cup kale 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon mint extract 3 tablespoons chopped dark chocolate or chocolate chips 2 tablespoons honey or agave ½ cup crushed ice Add the coconut milk, yogurt, banana, spinach, kale vanilla extract, mint extract, chocolate, honey or agave and ice to your blender container. Blend...

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