This smoothie will enliven you in the morning – no caffeine needed! If desired, you can replace the raw chocolate with 70% drinking chocolate, and you can easily just leave out the maca powder and camu camu.

Raw Chocolate & Maca Smoothie


• 8.5oz (250ml) almond milk
• 1 banana
• ½ tsp vanilla extract
• 1 tsp agave nectar or a packet of Splenda
• 1 tbsp maca powder (preferably organic)
• 1 tsp camu camu (available in organic health food stores)
• 1 tbsp raw chocolate or 80% + dark chocolate


1. Put all the ingredients in the blender and pulse.
2. Pour into a serving glass and enjoy right away.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Valerie Orsoni, of*