This rich chocolate smoothie contains honey and lavender giving it a delicious and unique flavor and making it super nourishing.
I’ve been making green smoothies for breakfast lately, but I decided to change things up and make a rich chocolate smoothie. I wanted to change it up, so I added lavender essential oil and a bit of honey.
The result was a super rich and delicious smoothie with the subtly sweet and floral flavor of lavender.
Lavender has a gorgeous calming aroma that’s great for diffusing into the air at night or adding to a bath for a spa-like atmosphere.
But lavender also has a sweet, floral flavor that’s great in teas, lemonade, jam, or in desserts.
When using essential oils in recipes, it’s super important to use oils that are not made with synthetics, contaminants, or fillers. I only use Young Living oils because of their seed to seal standards. Young Living uses rigorous quality control standards, sources plants from carefully vetted farms, tests those farms extensively, uses third party testing, and uses sustainably sourced plants.
Young Living has a line of essential oils called Vitality oils that are specifically for using in recipes. You can find Lavender Vitality here.
I love this smoothie because it tastes really rich and decadent, but it’s full of really nourishing ingredients like cinnamon, raw honey, cocoa powder and plant protein. There’s nothing better than satisfying your chocolate cravings and getting in tons of antioxidants.
Chocolate Lavender Honey Smoothie
1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 frozen banana
1 scoop chocolate plant protein powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp. raw honey
3-4 ice cubes
2 drops Young Living Lavender Vitality Oil
Combine all ingredients except lavender into a blender. Blend until combined. Add lavender essential oil. Blend to combine.
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