HEALTH · RECIPES

“Milk” Shakes

Caramel “milk” Shake

Ingredients

1 Banana

4-5 Dates

Half a cup of filtered water

Optional –

Cinnamon

Method

Place ingredients in a high speed blender or Food processor and mix together.

pour in to  glass and enjoy!

 

Chocolate “Milk” Shake

Ingredients

1 Banana

1 Tsp of Cocao Powder

Pinch of Vanilla bean/Essence

Half a cup of Filtered Water

Method

Place ingredients in a high speed blender or Food processor and mix together.

pour in to  glass and enjoy!

 

Why it’s good

Banana – High in Potassium, Vitamin C, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc and high in Dietary Fiber. Bananas are a mood boosting food due to the high content of of Tryptophan which helps to increase Serotonin.

Dates – Helps with Digestive Relief due to the high content of fibre. Health benefits of Dates include – Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium and B6, Dates are Anti-Inflammatory and help support a healthy heart. Dates are also sweet so you do not need to use a lot of them.

Raw Organic Fair Traded Cocao Powder – High in Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and Antioxidants such as Resveratrol to help support a healthy heart. Cocao is also high in natural occurring chemicals that help to support your Neurotransmitters such as Dopamine, Serotonin, Anandamide and Phenylethylamine.

Vanilla – Rich in Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium. Vanilla is also considered to be an Aphrodisiac as it enhances the hormones Oxytocin and Dopamine

Cinnamon – Helps to control Blood Sugar, It is Anti Microbial, Anti Bacterial and is rich in Antioxidants, Magnesium, Manganese, Iron and Calcium. Cinnamon can also help with Memory and Alertness.

 

Why buy Fair Trade?

Over 70% of the worlds cocao is grown in communities who are paid a low minimum wage, in some cases Child slaves are used and forced to use Machetes and Toxic chemicals.

Enjoy and comment below!

 

 

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Have a wonderful day!

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