- 2 ripe avocados
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 4 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 cup almond milk
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla
- dash of sea salt
- Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Serve.
- Top with nuts, and coconut whipped cream if you like.
- Store in the fridge for up to three days.
AVOCADOS: Keeps blood sugars steady, healthy for hair and the digestive system and according to Dr. Axe, “Higher-fat diets might lower depression, anxiety, and other mental disorder risks because they facilitate proper thought-processing, hormone-production, and stress-reduction mechanisms happening within the brain.” So add a little avocado into your diet everyday.
COCOA POWDER: Helps to stabilize blood sugars,high in antioxidants which help stimulate the oxygen-based radicals in the body,good for brain health and can enhance blood flow, and as a mood booster! YES! Consuming cocoa, according to scientists can have prominent effects on your mood which help you release stress level. An investigated study states that flavonols in cocoa powder enhance your depressing mood by improving cognitive activities to relieve mental exertion. Plus, the presence of neurochemical phenylethylamine in cocoa powder helps enhance feelings of satisfaction and promote aphrodisiac effects simultaneously.
CINNAMON:Loaded with antioxidants protecting the body from oxidative damage caused by free radicals, blood sugar balancing, reduces inflammation, and may have beneficial effects on neurodegenerative diseases.