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Vegan Pulpy Orange Chocolate Smoothie Using Kalya Cocoa Powder

4 from 2 votes

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We all know that chocolate and orange are a perfect match. I have baked several recipes using this combo and it is always awesome. This time for a change, I tried my hands on a healthy smoothie using orange and kalya cocoa powder. It is so filling and yummy! Why always have pulpy orange juices? Try this smoothie too! Vegan pulpy orange chocolate smoothie as the name says is made using homemade almond milk, fresh navel orange fruit categorized as sweet orange, flax seed powder, kalya cocoa powder and cane sugar as the sweetener. This smoothie is rich in protein, vitamin C and minerals. Just blend the ingredients and relish this smoothie as a breakfast smoothie or as a filling healthy drink.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBeverages, Breakfast
CuisineBeverages
Servings 1
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup thick almond milk
  • 1 medium sized navel orange fruit
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder Kalya cocoa powder
  • 2 ½ to 3 tablespoons cane sugar
  • ¾ tablespoon flax seed powder
  • 4 to 5 ice cubes or as desired
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Instructions
 

  • In order to prepare 1 cup of almond milk at home, wash and soak ½ cup of almonds overnight. Remove the peel and blend the soaked almonds with 1 cup of water. Strain the milk using a double strainer.
  • Wash the orange, remove the peel and take out the orange segments. Ensure to remove even the pith.
  • Deseed and carefully take the pulpy flesh out of the orange segments. Collect them in a bowl.
  • In a tall blender, place almond milk, cocoa powder and sugar.
  • Blend well and then add flax seed powder.
  • Blend and finally add the pulpy orange flesh followed by ice cubes.
  • Blend once and transfer it to a serving glass.
  • Serve this pulpy smoothie with extra ice cubes if desired.

Notes

  1. The preparation time is exclusive of making almond milk. If you cannot make almond milk at home, this recipe can be made using store bought almond milk as well.
  2. Use sweet oranges like navel or valencia for this recipe.
  3. Do not use the pith of orange as it will give a bitter taste to the smoothie.
  4. Add orange only at the final stage to prevent the milk from curdling.
  5. It is suggested to drink this smoothie immediately after preparation in order to relish the freshness of the orange.
  6. Adjust sweetener according to your taste and the sweetness of the fruit.

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4 from 2 votes
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Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)

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