Alternative title: #LHB_Juice_January Day 6 … Carrot, Orange and Cacao Juice.
Ok folks, it’s day 6 of #LHB_Juice_January and we’re kicking the day off with a “Chocolate Orange” Juice … Usually I get a proper Terry’s Chocolate Orange at Christmas so you can imagine my disappointment to find that not only did I not get one of those amazing pieces of chocolate heaven, but in fact, I got a Gingerbread shower gel in it’s place. I can neither eat said shower gel (it says so on the bottle), nor use it for intended purpose (as I have skin that kicks off something rotten with just about everything – darn Adult Acne *sigh*). So I figured I would try and at least get a version that would fit in with my Juice Challenge.
Why Cacao you ask? Well…
Raw Cacao is a great source of various Vitamins (particularly the B-Vitamins, C and E), Minerals (especially Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Manganese), Monounsaturated Fats and has an amazing amount Polyphenols (Antioxidants) with which to kick free-radical butt!
But most of all, I am a chocoholic with a MAJOR sweet tooth.
Ingredients (Makes 1):
1.5 tsp Raw Cacao Powder (obviously how much you add is a personal choice!)
Just peel the carrots and orange, slice it all up then bob in the juicer with the Cacao Powder (for this one I’m using a Nutribullet so I also added 200ml water)! Once blitzed chuck some on the Cacao Nibs or dark chocolate shavings on the top!
If you want to join in with my Juice January challenge (I would love it if you did!), simply post an image of your juice to Twitter / Instagram with the #LHB_Juice_January hashtag!