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Succulent Summer Smoothie

Recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights by Gabriel Constans.

Twist and Shout

Yields: 4 Cups

2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
2 cups plain almond milk
2 dates, chopped
2 bananas, in chunks
2 tablespoons carob powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium for 45 seconds.

Pour into short, wide glasses and do the twist like Chubby Checker.

Per Cup: Calories 126; Protein 2 g; Total Fat 4 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Carbohydrate 22 g; Cholesterol 0 mg.

Get all the recipes, humor and cocoa facts at Luscious Chocolate Smoothies.

The Chocolate Wallop

Excerpt from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights. By Gabriel Constans

The Chocolate Wallop

Yields: 4 Cups

1/4 cup low-fat soy milk
2 cups orange juice
2 ripe bananas
1/4 cup cashew bits
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
1/3 cup mango slices
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium for 2 1/2 minutes.

Pour into tall glasses and serve with bravado.

Per Cup: Calories 235; Protein 5 g; Total Fat 8 g; Saturated Fat 1 g; Carbohydrate 40 g; Cholesterol 0 mg.

Get all the recipes, jokes and cocoa facts at: Luscious Chocolate Smoothies.

Kinky Kahlua

Another delicious recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights.

Kinky Kahlua

2 cups plain low-fat milk (dairy, soy or rice)
1/4 cup chocolate syrup
20 fresh strawberries
1/2 cup Kahlua liqueur

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium for 1 minute.

Pour into coffee mugs, serve immediately and head straight to heaven.

Yields: 4 Cups

Per Cup: Calories 233; Protein 6 g; Total Fat 2 g; Saturated Fat 1 g; Carbohydrate 37 g; Cholesterol 7 mg

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Cloud Nine

Recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights. By Gabriel Constans (Booktrope Publishers)

Luscious Chocolate Smoothies is a delicious collection of recipes that combines the rich, intoxicating taste and heart health benefits of dark chocolate, with a tantalizing balance of fruits, nuts, tofu, soy, liquor, juices and other unique elements to create cool, refreshing mouth watering drinks for all ages.

The book is interspersed with chocolate anecdotes, humor and history, as well as tips for blending and information on its vivacious ingredients. Discover the connection between love and chocolate; delve into The Hurricane, Coyote’s Howl or The Nutty Professor; and blissfully empty every cup to the last drop.

Cloud Nine

4 small bananas, in chunks
2 1/2 cups water
1 8-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup firm silken tofu
1/4 cup protein powder
2 heaping tablespoons chocolate spirulina powder

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium speed for 1 minute.

Pour into your favorite containers and drink up protein, potassium, vitamin C and great taste.

Per Cup: Calories 183; Protein 7 g; Total Fat 1 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Carbohydrate 39 g; Cholesterol 0 mg.

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Chocolate Drinks All Summer

Recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights. By Gabriel Constans (Booktrope Publishers)

Luscious Chocolate Smoothies is a delicious collection of recipes that combines the rich, intoxicating taste and heart health benefits of dark chocolate, with a tantalizing balance of fruits, nuts, tofu, soy, liquor, juices and other unique elements to create cool, refreshing mouth watering drinks for all ages.

The book is interspersed with chocolate anecdotes, humor and history, as well as tips for blending and information on its vivacious ingredients. Discover the connection between love and chocolate; delve into The Hurricane, Coyote’s Howl or The Nutty Professor; and blissfully empty every cup to the last drop.

The Blue Danube

Yield: 4 Cups

2 cups plain low-fat soy (or dairy) milk
2 bananas, in chunks
1 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 scoop vanilla ice cream (soy or dairy)

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on low for 1 minute.

Pour into tall glasses and serve.

Enjoy everyone’s blue tongues.

Per Cup: Calories 114; Protein 3 g; Total Fat 2 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Carbohydrate 25 g; Cholesterol 0 mg.

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