The health benefits:
Cacao is known as one of the most concentrated sources of magnesium found in nature. Magnesium helps to reduce tiredness and fatigue as well as help muscle and nerve function.
Cherries have high levels of antioxidants they help fight free radical damage and protect our cells. Recent research also indicates that cherries help reduce muscle damage, remove excess body fat and increase melatonin which supports a healthy sleep cycle.
1/2 cup of frozen cherries
1 tbs cacao powder
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
1 tsp chia seeds
250ml Almond milk
Cacao spread drizzled over the top
shredded coconut (not shown in the photo)
Extra fresh cherries (I topped mine whole & frozen and they sunk lol)
Place all the ingredients (excluding topping) into the blender and blend until smooth
Pour into glass and decorate with topping.