Scary-delicious Halloween Smoothie

Scary-delicious Halloween Smoothie

Scary-delicious Halloween Smoothie

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 glasses

Here's a healthier, but just as decadent and halloweenesque, version of the popular drink. Layers of buckwheat cream and chia pudding, generously topped with vegan whipped cream: that's the way we like to celebrate Halloween!

Photo & recipe credits: Odile Joly-Petit (@odilejp/Pretty Small Vegan)

Ingredients

Purple buckwheat cream

  • ¾ cup uncooked buckwheat
  • ¾ cup plant milk
  • 1 ½ frozen bananas, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds (optionnal)
  • 1 tbsp tahini(optionnal)
  • Maple syrup, to taste
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp butterfly pea powder
  • 1 to 2 tsp pitaya powder

Black chia pudding

  • ¼ cup whole ProactivChia seeds
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ to 1 tsp activated charcoal powder
  • Maple syrup, to taste

Vegan whipped cream and green sprinkles

  • Store-bought or homemade vegan whipped cream
  • A bit of cane sugar
  • Green spirulina powder
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Preparation

  1. Pour boiling water on buckwheat groats and let them soak for about 15 minutes.
  2. While the buckwheat is soaking, add all the ingredients for the chia pudding to a Mason jar. Close the jar and shake energetically for about 30 seconds. Let it rest 5-10 minutes, shaking every now and then to make sure the chia seeds don't stick together and absorb all the liquid.
  3. Rinse the buckwheat. Transfer to a blender with the plant milk, bananas, hemp, tahini and vanilla. Taste and add sweetener. Add the colouring powders (butterfly pea and pitaha) and blend again. Reserve.
  4. In a glass, alternately pour the buckwheat cream and chia pudding. Top with a generous helping of vegan whipped cream.
  5. In a small bowl, mix a bit of cane sugar and spirulina powder. Sprinkle on top of the whipped cream. Enjoy!
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