The coconut oil in this recipe can boost the metabolism. Coconut oil has a thermogenic or calorie burning effect. This is because the medium chain triglycerides in coconut oil are easily absorbed by the energy producing organelles of the cells. Studies have shown that after eating a meal containing medium chain triglycerides from coconut oil, the metabolism stays elevated for at least 24 hours! Not only will you be burning calories at a faster rate, you will have more energy.
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2 avocado, ripe
1/2 cup raw honey
2/3 cup organic raw cocoa powder
2 tbs coconut oil, soft
1 tsp organic vanilla extract
pinch gray or pink sea salt
1 tsp maca powder (optional superfood boost. Not to be used by children.)
1. Mash the avocados and then puree in a food processor.
2. Add remaining ingredients and puree until smooth and creamy.