Chocolate Turmeric Smoothie

IBS-Friendly Chocolate Turmeric Smoothie

This may look like a simple chocolate smoothie, but it actually includes some gut health spices to help with IBS symptoms.

Turmeric, ginger and cinnamon help reduce inflammation, bloating and abdominal discomfort and support digestion.

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The added black pepper and coconut milk add a little heat and sweetness and they also help the body absorb the turmeric better.

It's also dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian and low FODMAP friendly as per the Monash University Low FODMAP Diet App.

Servings: 1

Prep time: 3 minutes

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Ingredients for chocolate turmeric smoothie

  • 1 cup almond milk (or the milk of your choice)
  • 1 firm banana
  • 2 tbs cacao
  • 1 tbs canned coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional)

Directions for chocolate turmeric smoothie

  1. Whizz all the ingredients in a blender and enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 736
  • dietary fiber: 12g
  • potassium: 1138mg
  • protein: 9.3g
  • saturated fat: 55g
  • sodium: 40mg
  • total carbohydrates: 51.7g
  • total fat: 63g
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