This simple & rich cacao smoothie is a beautiful and super-simple creation I made while traveling in the small island of Gili Air, next to Bali.

 

A friend of mine gave me a delicious organic, cold-pressed cacao powder before leaving, and I just had to buy a small banana on the side of the road to get started.

 

When I blended all the ingredients — I know, I became such a nerd that I am now traveling with my blender — I found the taste so sweet that I started adding more and more cacao powder.

 

This cacao powder is from a very high quality that — as simple as the recipe may sound — I ended up with an unexpected incredibly creamy, rich and delicious result. I had to share it.

 

What you need (1 serve)

 

  • 1 banana (make sure it’s really ripe, so it’s sweet enough to support the whole recipe)
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup filtered water
  • 1 tbsp tahini (optional, but gives a nice finish)

 

 

What you do

 

- Blend the all the ingredients in your high-speed blender until well combined and creamy.

- Add more cacao powder if you’d like.

 

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