Salted Dark Chocolate Macadamia Crunch

Vegan – Gluten Free – Dairy Free –  Banana FREE – Sugar Free & Paleo Friendly

Makes 1 nice, tall, decadent, rich, subtly sweet, deliciously indulgent, creamy, dreamy, secretly healthy, dark chocolate macadamia smoothie that literally tastes like straight up dessert!

Ingredients –

  • 2 Tablespoons of coconut (1/4 C of Greek style) Yogurt
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 Tablespoon of cacao
  • 1 Tablespoon of cacao nibs + extra for serving
  • 1/2 C cauliflower or zucchini (I find pre-steamed & frozen works best) Keto friends sub 1/3-1/2 an avocado
  • 2 Tbsp raw macadamia nuts (soak in boiling water for 10 mins before blending if you don’t have a high powered blender)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • A pinch of ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of pink salt

Optional add in’s;

  • 1/4 tsp of instant espresso – to help enhance the richness of the cacao
  • 1 teaspoon of maca –  for hormone balance
  • 2 Tablespoons of hemp seeds  – for extra protein

Method –

1 – Place all ingredients into blender and process until smooth, creamy and well combined.

2 – Pour into a chilled glass or mason jar then top with coconut flakes and cacao nibs if desired.


Recipe By: Emma Swanston, Better with Cake