Supercharge your immune system with this delicious hot chocolate shake. Delicious hot or cold and perfect for the winter months.

Schizandra tea is made is from the small, red vine fruit that grows in northern China, Korea, Siberia, Russia and Scandinavia. Traditionally used as a stress tonic and longevity herb, schizandra is considered to be a superb beauty tonic and to help improve brain and mental function. You could use green tea or yerbe mate instead if Schizandra is not available. This is a great recipe from my book Supercharged Juices and Smoothies

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Chocolate Cinnamon Elixir


Difficulty – Easy

Time – 5 minutes

Serves – 1

What’s good about it?

This creamy smoothie is ideal hot as a warming alternative to hot chocolate. The combination of superfoods helps to support adrenal health, blood sugar balance and keep the body energised.

  1. Simply place all the ingredients in a high speed blender and process until smooth and creamy.

Did you Know?

A great mineral source, cashews contain 31% of the daily recommended value for copper, along with manganese, 20% of your magnesium needs, phosphorous and vitamin K.  Magnesium is a vital nutrient to support nervous system helping to give you resilience during times of stress. Copper is essential for healthy red blood cells to keep you energised.

1 tsp coconut oil, melted (or use nut butter

1tbsp raw cacao powder, or to taste

½ tsp maca powder

½ tsp cinnamon

2 tbsp cashew nuts

1 tbsp goji berries

1 tsp raw or manuka honey or coconut syrup, optional

2 tbsp chocolate protein powder

250ml/9fl oz/1 cup Schizandra tea, green tea or yerbe mate