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Cocoa Cranberry Craze Smoothie

written by Head Health Nutter June 12, 2010

The different variations of smoothies are incalculable! Thank goodness because they are packed full of nutrition, reasonably low in calories and tasty as hell. Today’s smoothie is chocolaty, thick and smooth with just a touch of tartness.

The banana and almond butter in this beautiful concoction is what gives it it’s thick, silky texture. It practically slides down your throat, drawn to your tummy. But it tastes so good that you may want to savour your sip in your mouth before devouring it.

Chocolate Lovers’ Warning: I’ve been craving chocolate lately and thought I’d try more than 1 tbsp in this smoothie recipe, however, because we’re working with cranberries and cocoa powder, it turned out very bitter. I guess more really isn’t better… I recommend sticking to the 1 tbsp – at least for this recipe. 🙂

Cocoa Cranberry Craze Smoothie

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Serves: 1 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


  • 1/2 cup frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 medium frozen banana
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/4+ filtered water (to desired texture)


Blend and enjoy!


Nutrition Facts Amount Per Serving Calories 209.8 Total Fat 12.1 g Saturated Fat 1.5 g Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 6.5 g Cholesterol 0.0 mg Sodium 94.4 mg Potassium 572.6 mg Total Carbohydrate 27.0 g Dietary Fiber 6.5 g Sugars 9.3 g Protein 4.7 g Vitamin A 6.5 % Vitamin B-12 0.0 % Vitamin B-6 19.3 % Vitamin C 19.7 % Vitamin D 12.5 % Vitamin E 42.3 % Calcium 15.7 % Copper 21.9 % Folate 5.9 % Iron 10.1 % Magnesium 25.9 % Manganese 42.3 % Niacin 4.7 % Pantothenic Acid 3.5 % Phosphorus 16.1 % Riboflavin 10.6 % Selenium 2.1 % Thiamin 3.8 % Zinc 6.7 % *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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