Maca Mocha

Once I was rising up, I used to at all times tease my mother for sporting the identical outfit on a regular basis: black leggings with a black sweater. Now as an grownup, I want I might return in time and inform my youthful self to simply shut it and provides it twenty years as a result of I’ll be sporting this similar outfit too.

I’ve seen that my closet has grow to be a lot easier as of late and every thing can fall into certainly one of three classes: black tops, white sweaters, and gray hoodies.

In an effort so as to add a bit extra colour to my wardrobe, I went procuring over the weekend. In fact, this was actually necessitated by the truth that I had ordered some tops on-line in an try and keep away from having to “buy groceries” within the first place, however they didn’t match nicely and needed to be returned to the shop.

After three lengthy hours and solely making it by way of two shops, it was time to name it quits. And, even in spite of everything that work, I’ve no new garments to point out for it so this week it’s again to… black leggings with a black sweater. I really like you, mother.

Perhaps you had an exhausting weekend too, are attempting to chop again or wean your self off of espresso, or are simply searching for a scrumptious technique to present your adrenals some love… whatever the cause, I believe you’ll take pleasure in this maca mocha.

Maca Mocha

Let’s begin by speaking about some substances.

This maca mocha doesn’t have any espresso or caffeine. As an alternative, it will get its energizing energy from maca root, which has been utilized by the Peruvian inhabitants for centuries. Maca powder is certainly one of my favourite dietary supplements as a result of it offers a pleasant power increase (with out caffeine!) and might help with continual fatigue and low libido.

Maca additionally helps assist the physique’s endocrine system to naturally stability hormones. I actually prefer it on this recipe as a result of it provides a candy, malty style with none added sugars! Yow will discover maca powder in most well being meals shops or on-line.

The bottom of this drink comes from cashews and coconut oil for wholesome fat. You’ve in all probability been listening to loads about the advantages of coconut oil in your weight loss plan and one of many causes is that coconut oil comprises Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs). MCTs are an excellent supply of power and might have therapeutic results on the physique.

So, whereas this drink could also be larger in fats than a thin vanilla latte, it’s additionally going to provide your physique lasting power with out taxing your adrenals and the cashews will certainly assist curb starvation. (Word: this has just lately grow to be my favourite afternoon snack and helps me keep full till dinnertime.)


Maca Mocha

This maca mocha positively wouldn’t be a mocha with out some chocolate so I used uncooked cacao powder so as to add a wealthy chocolate style. For those who don’t have uncooked cacao powder, you can too use cocoa powder, however I often go for cacao powder as a result of it doesn’t have added sugar and since the cacao beans are processed at low temperatures, this powder is stuffed with antioxidants and minerals (like magnesium and iron) that you’d discover within the cacao bean.

Lastly, this recipe doesn’t include sugar so as a substitute, I added just a few drops of vanilla stevia together with cinnamon for pure sweetness and to assist stability blood sugar.

This maca mocha is a superb technique to energize your physique with out caffeine and the wholesome fat make it an excellent afternoon snack to curb starvation!

four.three from three opinions

Adrenal Soother


Prep time
5 minutes

Whole time
5 minutes


Writer: Sonnet
Recipe kind: Drink
Serves: 1 serving

  • 12 ounces sizzling (virtually boiling) water
  • ¼ cup uncooked cashews
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon floor cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • Vanilla stevia, to style (if desired)

  1. Add substances to a blender and mix till easy. Take pleasure in instantly.

Watch out whereas mixing the liquid since it’s sizzling. I’d suggest holding the lid down to make sure it doesn’t fly up because of the warmth.



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