Holy Cacao! Raw sugar-free smoothie recipe


Holy Cacao Sugar-Free Smoothie

This is part of a series of recipes from PumpUp member @carolinewaters35. Follow her blog, the Dank Dietitian, here

Ever feel like you crave sugar and want something good for dessert but don’t want to ruin your healthy lifestyle and clean eating plan? Here is a HEALTHY and simple dessert recipe full of chocolatey goodness! The raw cacao is full of fibre, antioxidants, and vitamins/minerals, the almond milk supplies calcium and protein, the banana is full of fiber and potassium, and the dates add a natural sweetness!”


  • 1/2 ripe banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 2-3 pitted dates
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 packet Diet Hot Chocolate mix OR 2 TBSP Raw cacao powder
  • 1 TBSP raw cacao nibs (for garnish…optional)

Mix all ingredients in a blender and enjoy this dessert guilt-free!

This recipe was originally posted on The Dank Dietitian. Follow Caroline on PumpUp @carolinewaters35