This plant-based carob smoothie is vegan and naturally gluten-free. It’s a wholesome breakfast recipe with many health benefits!
¼ cup shredded coconut
1 cup water
1 ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
¼ cup cooked pumpkin puree
Dash of sea salt
1 heaping tbsp. carob or cacao powder
⅛ teaspoon vanilla powder
Stevia or honey to taste
1. Place the shredded coconut and water into a blender. Blend on high for a few minutes, scraping down the sides as needed. Strain through a nut milk bag if desired.
2. In the blender, place the milk and all remaining ingredients. Purée until smooth.
Optional: Add a scoop of your favorite protein powder or some walnuts to add protein to this smoothie.