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This cacao and kale creation is crazy healthy and happens to taste like double chocolate chip cookie dough!  Now how good is that?!?

Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet.  For only 33 calories per cup, you get loads of amazing goodness - fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and even 3 grams of protein!

Kale and chocolate go surprisingly well together.  Thankfully, we are happy kale eaters in my family, but for any non-salad-lovers out there (or parents with them!), this is a fantastic way to get in some extra greens.

For 2 servings, blend together until smooth:

  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk

  • 2 handfuls fresh baby kale

  • 1 frozen banana

  • 2 scoops or packets collagen peptides (omit for vegan)

  • 1/4 cup raw pecans (pre-soaked in warm water for 6 hours then drained to improve digestion)

  • 2 pitted Medjool dates

  • 2 Tbsp raw cacao powder

  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds

  • 2 Tbsp lucuma powder

  • 2 tsp maca powder

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • 1 tsp matcha powder (optional)

  • pure stevia or raw honey (nonvegan) to sweeten as desired

Sprinkle with raw cacao nibs or toppings of choice & serve!