An Ayurvedic Cacao Shake




This recipe is not so much having to do with the time of year, but more to do with the fact that this snack or simple mini-meal concoction will hold us over in-between bigger meals.

 

Cacao Shake

1.5 cups of almond milk

3 or 4 dates (pitted)

6 to 8 almonds (or pecans)

1/8 tsp of cinnamon powder

1 heaping tsp of pure cacao powder

1 heaping tsp of almond butter

Place all the ingredients in a small sauce pan except for the almond butter and bring to a low-medium simmer for about 10 mins.

Add this mixture to a blender and add the almond butter. Blend for about two to three minutes until fully broken down into a shake-like consistency.

Serve in a fun mug.

Recipe courteous of Still Point Ayurveda. For more information, visit StillPointAyurveda.com.

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Alternative Healing Weekend Workshop in Jim Thorpe

Eat, Play, Love is a wellness weekend full of alternative healing events from June 28 through 30.

Keeping it All Together

As part of our issue on Women’s Wellness, Natural Awakenings asked several prominent local practitioners about how they balance staying well and their busy professional lives while maintaining a spiritual connection.

Gardening for Kids

Give kids a patch of dirt and a trowel, and they’ll not only have fun but can find a fresh new appetite for fruit and vegetables.

Toxic Legacy

Women in growing numbers are joining together to deal with the long-term, serious health threats posed by saline and silicone implants.

Plants Talk

Plants may not be raising an audible ruckus, but scientists are finding they communicate silently with each other through smells, hearing and underground networks.

Add your comment: