Recipe credit: Chocolate Covered Katie Ingredients 250g black beans 2 tbsps cacao powder 1/2 cup oats 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips Method Combine all ingredients apart from chocolate chips in a food processor. Really blend well. Then stir in the chocolate chips and pour into a greased 8x8 pan. Cook in the oven for 15-18 minutes at 180C.
Smoothies are a nutritious and satisfying way to help you get your 5 (or more) a day. Research has shown 7-10 portions of fruit and vegetables per day to be beneficial (that's 6-8 portions of vegetables and 2-3 portions of fruit!). This can be a pretty big task as there are only so many hours in a day! This is where smoothies come to the rescue. The ideal healthy smoothie will have a blend of good fats and protein, a helping of vegetables for maximum nutrition and some fruit