Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Chocolate Orange Smoothie: Raw Food Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Orange Smoothie
serves 1 ~ $2.20 per serving 

You have to remind yourself this is good for you. It's so delicious it feels downright decadent. The hemp milk makes it super creamy and luscious.

  • 1 orange, peeled and frozen ($.50)
  • 2 bananas, peeled, sliced, and frozen ($.40)
  • 1 cup hemp milk ($1.00)
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder ($.30) 
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • few drops stevia (optional)
  • pinch salt
  • 6 ice cubes
  • water for blending, if necessary

  1. In a high speed blender, puree all ingredients until very smooth and creamy. 
  2. Add water if needed for ease of blender or if a thinner smoothie is desired. 

nutritional information:      calories: 339      fat: 14 gr      carbs: 43 gr       protein: 8 gr 


  1. This Fantastic recipe is really mouth-watering... & I love the way you have presented it so wonderfully... Thanks for sharing & your kind attention to detail!!!

  2. hmmm this is definitely very tasty
    thanks for the recipe, I'll try it later :D

  3. woaaah this is nice :D
    can you blogroll with me lisa ?

  4. Wow very delicious. Thanks for sharing

  5. OMG .....Just checking
    I did it from memory and was a bit off, but one orange peeled frozen, three bananas pelled frozen, three tbsp cacao powder, one half tbsp of orange extract, ice cubes and hemp milk (I used coconut milk cuz there are so few options) but d$#@ it was bitter and no matter how much agave nectar I added, it wouldn't get any better. What did I do wrong?

    1. Hmm, not really seeing what would cause it to be so bitter. Make sure you get all the pith and membrane off the orange when you peel it and maybe use just a few drops of the orange extract. Let me know if that improves it :)

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  7. The orange should bring up the flavour.



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