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Kitchen’In: cocoa-date smoothie

December 18th, 2012

You know that feeling when something you have at a restaurant is so good it inspires you to DIY it at home? That’s exactly how this Cocoa-Date Smoothie came to be. Kristen gets all the credit for turning me onto it last summer while we grabbed a bite to eat at Aux Vivres. After ordering it on the go this past weekend and being re-acquainted with how tastyyyyy it is, I couldn’t resist putting the fresh Medjool dates I’d picked up last week to good use.

1 cup (Earth’s Own) almond milk
1/4 cup coconut milk
Handful fresh dates, pitted
1 Tsp Chia Seeds (Aux Vivres makes theirs with Flaxseed protein but I didn’t have any on hand #substitution)
1 Tsp cocoa
Ice

Toss all the ingredients into a blender– start with the liquids first. Add ice and blend until smooth.
Enjoy!

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3 Comments

  1. Allison wrote:

    I’ve been going through containers upon containers of that brand of dates recently! They’re by far the best ones I’ve ever had. I eat them on their own, or in yogourt but I never thought to try them in a smoothie! Definitely on my breakfast list for the week :) Thanks for the post.
    - Allison

  2. annie wrote:

    Hi,

    I wanna know where u got the straws from?