Chocolate Smoothie
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

This yummy recipe is loaded with magnesium, a mineral a large percentage of the population is deficient. This chocolate smoothie is fast to prepare, tasty, and includes all macronutrients to fill you up!

Course: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Author: Maria Horstmann, MBA, BCFWP, FDN-P
  • 3 - 4 cups spinach (468 mg of Magnesium)
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds (384 mg of Magnesium)
  • 1/8 cup pumpkin seeds (95.46 mg of Magnesium)
  • 1 heaping teaspoon shitake mushroom powder (17.40 mg of Magnesium)
  • 1/2 tsp kelp powder (31.5 mg of Magnesium)
Optional Additions:
  • 1/2 small raw beet (gives beautiful red color)
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint
  • 1-2 tsp favorite herb powders (i.e., ashwagandha, maca, alfalfa, etc)
  1. Blend until creamy with 2 cups water.
Recipe Notes

This recipe was inspired by Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo's original recipe.

Also, check out my blog about the relationship between magnesium and depression HERE.