There is more to cocoa than just being part of your favorite dessert! Not only does cocoa contain powerful disease-fighting plant compounds, but it also has been proven to help lower blood pressure, soften skin and boost your mood. To get the best results, buy products that are at least 70% cocoa. Try one of these two fun recipes to introduce the powers of cocoa into your daily routine!
- 1 cup oatmeal
- 2 cups water
- banana 1/2
- 1 tsp dark cocoa powder
Pour water over oatmeal and heat in microwave until oatmeal reaches desired consistency.
Slice banana and spread over oatmeal. Sprinkle cocoa powder over oatmeal. Enjoy!