I crafted up this vitamin C packed smoothie as a part of a particular Sugar-Free-Problem some beautiful health-blogger pals of mine had been operating (Julia and Libby from juliaandlibby.com).  Do you know uncooked cacao is tremendous excessive in iron? It’s iron of the non-heme variety although (as is all plant-derived iron), which suggests it’s not as simply absorbed by the physique. Resolution? Vitamin C!

How one can make this Jaffa Smoothie


The vitamin C from the orange, gubinge and camu camu superfoods on this smoothie helps your physique soak up as a lot of that iron-pumping cacao goodness as potential (good for us plant-loving vegetarians & vegans).  These jars of chocolatey goodness are additionally jam-packed with calcium, magnesium, antioxidants & mood-enhancing advantages too! Should you’re a fan of jaffas, I believe you would possibly similar to this smoothie as effectively.







Need extra smoothie recipes? Attempt these subsequent:

  • 1 orange
  • 1-2 tbsp uncooked cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla pea protein
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/4 c cashews (soaked for 4 hours and rinsed)
  • 1 tsp coconut nectar
  • 1/4 c water
  • 1-2 c ice
  • 1 tsp gubinge powder


  • 1 tbsp uncooked cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp bee pollen
  • Mix, prime with cacao nibs and bee pollen, and serve! Or pop within the freezer for an hour and eat with a spoon like icecream (soo good).

  • You may also use camu camu powder as an alternative of gubinge, it’s additionally a Vitamin C wealthy superfood!
  • I additionally love including 1 Tbsp chia seeds/hemp seed oil/ground flaxseed for an omega 3 enhance.
  • Including 1/2 tsp cinnamon and/or 1/2 tsp vanilla powder additionally makes this smoothie much more delish. 


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