Chocolate lovers rejoice! This Mexican Chocolate Smoothie tastes like a rich, creamy indulgence but it’s actually good for you.

The unsweetened cocoa gives it a decadent chocolate flavor while giving your body a boost of powerful antioxidants at the same time.

The cayenne pepper gives this smoothie a spicy kick while firing up your metabolism.

A great treat at Cinco de Mayo or any time of year!

Mexican Chocolate Smoothie

Prep time: 5 mins                  Serves: 1



  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk (or other milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal (optional… but great for digestion!)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (1/2 teaspoon if you really want to spice things up!)
  • 3 — 4 ice cubes


  1. Toss all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Enjoy!