Creamy chocolate smoothiebowl
Do you love chocolate and want a healthier alternative? Try this delicious and healthy creamy chocolate smoothiebowl.
Chocolate for breakfast may seem like a decadent choice, but research suggests that, when consumed in moderation, it can offer some health benefits. Dark chocolate, especially with a high cocoa content, contains antioxidants such as flavonoids that may support the cardiovascular system and lower blood pressure.
In the morning, chocolate can provide an energy boost due to the presence of caffeine and theobromine. It can also enhance mood by triggering the release of endorphins, positively affecting mental well-being. Additionally, incorporating chocolate into breakfast may help reduce sugar cravings later in the day, limiting excessive snacking.
A healthy chocolate breakfast could include, for example, oatmeal with pieces of dark chocolate, nuts, and fresh fruit. This provides a balanced combination of fiber, protein, and antioxidants. However, it’s essential to be mindful of portion sizes and overall nutritional intake, as chocolate still contains calories and sugar. With moderation and in combination with other nutritious foods, chocolate can be a surprisingly tasty and enjoyable part of a wholesome breakfast.
You will need (for one creamy chocolate smoothiebowl)
- 1 frozen banana
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 handful (frozen) blueberries
- 100 ml almond milk
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp cocoa nibs
1 tbsp coconut chips
How to make it
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend it together until creamy. Pour the smoothie into a bowl and decorate with the above or your own favorite toppings.
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