1) Raw cacao can lower blood pressure & improve circulation
2) Its the highest plant-based source of iron
3) Full of Magnesium for a healthy heart & brain
4) Raw cacao can enhance physical and mental well-being. Its a natural mood elevator and anti-depressant.
5) In addition to being a natural aphrodisiac. Studies have found cacao to contain phenylethylamine and serotonin, which are euphoric “feel good” chemicals. They occur naturally in our bodies and are released when we are happy or feeling love or passion.
Its no wonder chocolate is the go-to gift of the heart.
cacao, maca and cardamom smoothie
1 1/2 cups of almond milk
1 tbs raw cacao powder
1 tsp maca powder
3/4 tsp cinamon
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
squeeze of honey – add more if you like a sweeter smoothie
5 ice cubes
Blend and top with raw cacao shavings.