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500 ml soy milk
2 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon cacao powder
1 teaspoon potato starch
1/2 teaspoon vanilla flavour, or to taste
salt to taste
Recipe directionsDissolve the potato starch in a bit of water or soymilk. Bring the soy milk to oil. Add the sugar, cacao powder and starch to the boiling soy milk. Boil on low fire for 2 minutes.
The potato starch will make a smooth and thick chocolate drink.
Serve this chocolate smoothie hot or cold.
Chocolate factsThe main components of dark chocolate are cacao powder, cacao butter and sugar. Cacao contains chemicals, such as anandamide and phenylethylamine, which have a soothing effect on our brain. Eating chocolate releases endorphins, which act as pain reliever, in our brain.
Cacao and chocolate contains large amounts of antioxidant polyphenols, which help to prevent oxidative damage to our cells heart disease. Chocolate contains antibacterial compounds and can help to prevent tooth decay.