Mocha-Maca Pick-Me-Up

By Sherry Strong, Food Philosopher

Try this as a snack when you need a pick-up.

  • 2 Tbsp Earth’s Choice Almond Butter
  • 2 pitted Mejool dates soaked in 1 cup of fresh brewed Earth’s Choice Fair Trade Organic Coffee for 20 minutes
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla bean powder
  • 1 Tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 2 tsp raw maca powder
  • 1/2 cup fresh almond milk, (buy fresh made from the farmers market/local juiceries or make your own)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of chili flakes

Blend all ingredients in high power blender until smooth.

Check out www.ReturntoFood.com to learn more about Sherry and why resolutions and diets don’t work. Find out what science and nature tells us in her food philosophy based on work with celebrities, elite athletes and Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Foundation.

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