12 Raw Food All About Chocolate Recipes + Coconut Chocolate Mint Smoothie

12 Raw Food All About Chocolate Recipes and Coconut Chocolate Mint Smoothie I love chocolate. Seriously..you don't understand my obsession. I honestly think I have an addiction. This past week, my husband Gregg and I, got a chance to take a holistic cooking class at The Healing Cuisine in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. During this class, we learned a lot about the healing properties in raw foods, while making delicious, good for you fare. One of the recipes was a Coconut Chocolate Mint Smoothie. (recipe below) Sounds sweet? It was, but it was also loaded with lots of nutrients and antioxidants. This class left me thinking about raw foods...and of course desserts. I thought I'd share with you some decadent recipes to satisfy that chocolate craving.

Check out All About Chocolate: 12 Decedant Recipes

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All About Chcolate

Raw Cacao Hazelnut Milk (Tasty Yummies) Banana Sushi (Fit Foodie Finds) Pomegranate Chocolate Bark (Rawmanda) Raw Paleo Tiramisu (Peachy Plate) Better Than a Candy Bar Smoothie (Abe's Market) Mint Avocado Ice Cream from The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook (Empowered Sustenance) Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pops (All Day I Ream About Food) Dark Chocolate Chickpea Brownies (The Roasted Rood) No Bake Chocolate Chia Power Balls (The Honor System) Quinoa Coconut Cacao Bar (Whole Hearted Eats) Superfood Haute Chocolate (My New Roots) Cacao Banana Recovery Smoothie (Vegan Yack Attack)

Coconut Chocolate Mint Smoothie

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What You'll Need

1 Cup of Coconut Meat 2 Medjool Dates 2-3 Cups of Coconut Water 1 tablespoon Cacao Mint leaves

What You'll Need To Know

Wash and chop your produce and put it all in the Vitamix or high-powered blender. Blend on high until it’s smooth and enjoy. Usually 30 seconds or less in a good blender will do. If you don’t have a Vitamix then try adding more liquid and less ingredients to your smoothie so you don’t get stuck with a chunky smoothie.

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A Salute to Summer: 14 Recipes For Summer

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With Summer just around the corner, it's almost time to start firing up the grill and gathering friends for some outdoor fun. Whether it is a weekend BBQ or an evening dinner to celebrate the summer solstice, here are some delicious summer recipes to set the summer mood:

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  1. Plum And Oregano Chicken Kebabs
  2. Grilled Pineapple Coconut Shrimp Kebabs
  3. Shrimp Ceviche in Watermelon Cups
  4. IPA Ceviche Lettuce Wraps
  5. Watermelon Mango Pico de Gallo
  6. Grilled Spring Onions with Romseco
  7. Grilled Peach Salad & Mint Pesto
  8. Grilled Portobello & Peach Burgers 
  9. Grilled Cabbage Wedges with Spicy Lime Dressing
  10. Grilled Halloumi and Little Gem Salad with Preserved-Lemon Dressing
  11. Grilled Pizza
  12. Portabella and Halloumi “Burgers” 
  13. Tequila Shrimp Skewers
  14. Watermelon Goat Cheese Bites

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