Chocolate indulgence smoothie

11 January 2017

A sweet and satisfying yoghurt smoothie made with a small amount of melted dark chocolate.



Although chocolate is rich in fat, 20-30g won’t send calories sky high and its surprisingly low glycaemic index won’t send blood-sugar levels soaring.

Dark chocolate also contains flavonoids, which seem to have a very mild ‘aspirin-like’ effect and may benefit circulation.

How to make

  • 150g (5oz) low-fat Greek yoghurt, partially frozen
  • 20g (1oz) 50% cocoa dark chocolate, grated
  • 150ml (5fl oz) semi-skimmed milk

Melt the grated dark chocolate in a bain marie. Mix the yoghurt with the melted dark chocolate, then blend with the milk and serve.

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