Pep Me Up Chocolate Smoothie

Try this smoothie recipe for a great afternoon pick-me-up!

Pep Me Up Chocolate Smoothie

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 handful creamy nuts I usually use cashews
  • small avocado
  • 1 tsp cacao powder raw
  • 1-2 drops peppermint essential oil
  • ½ cup water
  • Ice
  • Cacao nibs & buckinis or goji berries to serve (optional)


  • Throw it all in a blender and blend until creamy then top with cacao nibs and buckinis or goji berries.
  • To make buckinis, soak raw buckwheat for at least 12 hours, drain and lay on a lined baking tray.
  • Cook for about 3 hours, or until crunchy, at 100°C.
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Course Breakfast, Dessert, Drinks, Freezer Friendly
Keyword Avocado, banana, Cashew, Chocolate
Allergy Dairy Free, FODMAP Friendly, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Oil Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Salt Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian

Visit Claire’s website, Claire K Creations, to learn more about the decluttering your home, healthy lifestyles and find some delicious kid-friendly recipes.

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About the Author: Claire Cameron

Claire Cameron runs the website Claire K Creations where she teaches overwhelmed mums how to declutter, simplify and organise all aspects of life for more enjoyment, more time and less stress. She is also the co-author of two children’s whole food eBooks Bub Grub (weaning) and Crawler Cuisine to Toddler Tucker (6 months +).

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