Not Your Typical Smoothie – Hawaiian Bliss!

Happy Smoothie Week! And *Aloha* from Maui, Hawaii! I’m excited to share a smoothie recipe with some truly wild ingredients. Look at these gorgeous cacao pods:

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Can you guess what it is? If you’re anything like me, it’s your favorite food – CHOCOLATE! More often called Cacao, in this raw state.

Inside are the Cacao Beans, surrounded by a sweet white fruit. We tried a couple straight, and WOW! A nice little wake-me-up…

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I decided to make a smoothie with them too, and it turned out like a sip of ambrosia straight from heaven. Introducing, all the way from the Hawaiian Islands… my Hawaiian Bliss Cacao Vanilla Smoothie!

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Hawaiian Bliss Cacao Vanilla Smoothie

  • Servings: 2
  • Time: 10mins
  • Difficulty: easy
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An incredibly unique smoothie, with the freshest tropical ingredients you can imagine. Nectar of the Gods!


Ingredients

  • 2 regular bananas
  • 4 fresh dates
  • ½ cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 10 fresh cacao seeds with fruit attached
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 2 cups water + 1 cup ice

Directions

  1. Split open the vanilla bean and scrape out paste with a knife.
  2. Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender, adding the water and ice last.
  3. Blend until creamy but cacao seeds still have some crunch.

Aloha, and Mahalo!

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Thank you for your interest in compassionate living!

♥ Meghan Elizabeth
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