Cocoa contains compounds called flavonoids, which boost heart health and help lower blood pressure by improving blood flow. Plus, almonds and chocolate are both rich in vitamin E, which keeps your ticker healthy by preventing blood clots in the arteries.
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¾ cup almond milk
- 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
- 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder
- 2 fresh mint leaves
- 1 cup ice
- Blend all ingredients until smooth.
Nutrients per serving: Calories: 240, Total Fats: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 25 mg, Sodium: 170 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 29 g, Dietary Fiber: 12 g, Sugars: 12 g, Protein: 26 g, Iron: 3 mg