10 Cacao Recipes to LOVE

We are getting in the LOVING spirit over here this month! To celebrate, we’ve compiled 10 of our favorite Cacao Magic recipes for you to dream up in your kitchen and share with your special someone. Not only does cacao provide that addictively yummy chocolatey flavor, this star superfood also works as a natural aphrodisiac + will make those romantic sparks ignite! 


DOUBLE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES

Gather This:

¾ cup cacao butter pieces

¼ cup Cacao Magic (+ more for topping)

2 tbsp coconut milk powder

Strawberries

Chocolate chips

Coconut oil


Do This:

Rinse and dry strawberries. Keep in fridge to cool.

Using a microwave, small pot or double boiler, melt cacao butter to a liquid. This should be done on low heat to ensure it doesn’t burn.

Stir in Cacao Magic and coconut milk powder.

Dip strawberries in chocolate and sprinkle more Cacao Magic on top.

Store strawberries in fridge while you make the second chocolate layer.

Again, in a microwave, small pot or double boiler, melt chocolate chips with a little coconut oil.

Drizzle this over the strawberries.


CACAO MAGIC PEANUT BUTTER CUPS

Gather This:

For the caramel —

5 soft dates

1 tbsp water or nut milk

A pinch of vanilla

A pinch of cinnamon

A pinch of salt

For the chocolate —

½ cup Cacao Magic

¼ cup coconut oil

2 tbsp maple syrup

½ tsp vanilla

A pinch of salt

4 tbsp peanut butter


Do This:

Blend the chocolate ingredients together.

Put a layer of the chocolate in small cupcake molds and freeze for 2 minutes.

Blend all the caramel ingredients.

In the molds, add 1 tsp of caramel, 1 tsp of peanut butter, and top with a layer of chocolate.

Freeze until solid, pop out, + ENJOY!


CACAO COCONUT BUTTER STUFFED DATES

Gather This:

Handful of medjool dates

Georgia Grinder’s nut butter or nut butter of choice

Coconut Magic Coconut Butter

Coconut flakes

Cacao Bee Honey


Do This:

Using a sharp paring knife, cut one side of the dates lengthwise and use your thumbs to create a small cavity. Add about 1 tsp of almond butter and 1 tsp Coconut Magic Coconut Butter to each date. Sprinkle to taste with coconut flakes and drizzle with Cacao Bee Honey and enjoy!


HEART-SHAPED CACAO MAGIC SMOOTHIE RECIPE

Gather This:

1 frozen banana

1 C almond milk

1 tbsp Cacao Magic

1 tbsp Coconut Magic Coconut Butter

1 tsp collagen or Cosmic Elixir

1 tbsp nut butter of your choice

On top: Hu Kitchen, raspberries + shredded coconut


Do This:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Grab your favorite bowl or even better, a heart-shaped bowl (we love ours from Breakfast Criminals!) if you have it and add crumbled Hu Kitchen chocolate, raspberries, shredded coconut and a drizzle of Cacao Bee Honey. Sip, enjoy and fall in love!


CACAO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Gather This:

1 ripe avocado

½ cup coconut sugar

1 cage-free egg

1 tbsp water

Dash of vanilla extract

¼ tsp baking powder

¼ cup Cacao Magic

¼ cup cacao powder

Large handful of chocolate chips

Sprinkle of sea salt


Do This:

Mash avocado and mix well with coconut sugar, egg, water and vanilla until creamy and smooth. 

Add in baking powder, Cacao Magic and cacao powder, scraping sides of bowl until well incorporated. 

Fold in chocolate chips and scoop heaping tablespoons of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. 

Top with a few more chocolate chips for good measure & a touch of sea salt, then bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 12 minutes. These will be super fudgy, but firm up as they cool! Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.


CACAO MAGIC PALEO WAFFLES

Gather This:

1 bag of Birch Benders (or waffle mix of your choice)

1 tsp Cacao Magic

Organic Berries

Optional: Butter,  Philosophie Superfood Honey, or maple syrup


Do This:

Follow directions on bag of mix, and add 1 tsp of Cacao Magic. Cook batter in your waffle iron and finish with toppings!


RED VELVET BEETROOT LATTE

Gather This:

1 small pre-cooked beet

¾ cup almond milk

¼ cup light coconut milk

1 scoop of Cacao Magic

1 scoop of collagen or Cosmic Elixir

½ tsp maca (optional)

½ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp ground ginger

¼ tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp maple syrup

¼ tsp vanilla extract


Do This:

Blend the pre-cooked beet with the milk using a small blender until smooth.

Warm up the mixture in a small saucepan until it comes to a simmer.

Return that mixture back to the same blender, along with the rest of the ingredients until frothy, checking for sweetness.

Pour into your favorite mug and top with dried rose petals & some beetroot powder.

Sip, enjoy & relax!


COSMIC MINT CHOCOLATE PUDDING

Gather This:

½ cup milk

5.4 fl oz coconut cream

½ avocado

2 tbsp Cacao Magic

1 tsp Cosmic Elixir

A few mint leaves

1 tsp cinnamon

Dash of sea salt

Handful of cacao nibs 

1 tsp monk fruit 


Do This:

Combine all ingredients in the food processor or high-speed blender. Let sit for 30 minutes in fridge or overnight until the pudding has thickened. Stir and enjoy!


BERRY CACAO SMOOTHIE

Gather This:

1 handful spinach

½ banana

½ cup frozen berries (I love using blueberries and raspberries)

½ cup steamed + frozen cauliflower

1 tbsp ground flax

2 tsp Cacao Magic

2 tsp Berry Bliss

1 tbsp cashew butter

1 cup almond milk

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tbsp cacao powder


Do This:

Place all the ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until thick, creamy, and smooth. You may need to stop and scrape the sides a few times. Drink as is or top with your favorite toppings–I'm a huge fan of cacao nibs and extra nut butter. Enjoy!


IMMUNITY CHOCOLATE CANDIES

Gather This:

OUTSIDE

½ cup coconut oil

½ cup Cacao Magic

3 tbsp Berry Bee Honey

INSIDE

Berry Bee Honey


Do This:

Gently melt coconut oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in Cacao Magic and Berry Bee Honey into melted oil, well-blended. Pour mixture into a fun candy mold (you can find them on Amazon). Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour, then add in honey on the inside and freeze overnight.


If anyone from our wonderful community makes decadently clean treats with Cacao Magic, please share them with us on Instagram by tagging us @philosophielove!

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Warm Winter Chai Smoothie

Chai Smoothie

Enjoy this warm and comforting start to your day with a blend of aromatic chai tea, our energizing and antioxidant-rich Cacao Magic, creamy almond butter, and a sprinkle of warming spices. It’s everything you love about a chai tea latte but with inflammation-fighting antioxidants and a boost of energy, plus almond butter for a great meal replacement when you want something a little lighter first thing in the morning.

Recreate this soul-soothing recipe that will leave you feeling energized and ready to take on the day.

Warm Winter Chai Latte

Gather This:

1 cup warm brewed rooibos chai tea

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp allspice

2 tsp ground ginger (or 1-2 tablespoons of fresh squeezed ginger juice)

½ cup almond or coconut milk

2 tbsp almond butter

Monkfruit, coconut nectar, raw honey, or stevia to taste

1 tbsp Cacao Magic


Do This:

Start by brewing a cup of rooibos chai tea. Allow it to steep until it reaches a warm and comforting temperature.

In a blender, combine the warm brewed chai tea, cinnamon, allspice, ground ginger (or ginger juice), almond or coconut milk, almond butter, and the sweetener of your choice. Adjust the sweetness according to your taste preferences.

Enhance the nutritional profile and flavor of your chai brew by adding 1 tablespoon of Cacao Magic.

Secure the lid on your blender and blend the ingredients until smooth and creamy. The rich aroma of chai combined with the decadent flavor of Cacao Magic creates a delightful sensory experience.

For optimal digestion and to relish the warmth, it's best to enjoy your Nourishing Chai Brew before it cools. Pour it into your favorite mug or glass and savor each sip.

Warm Winter Chai Smoothie

 

What cold-weathered treat would you like to see made healthy + healing? Share it with us on Instagram by tagging @philosophielove!

Sweet & Simple Cacao Yogurt Parfait

Cacao Yogurt Parfait

There’s something about a parfait that feels oh-so-decadent. This sweet & simple cacao yogurt parfait recipe is rich, creamy, sweet, and satisfying, but it comes with a twist – it's loaded with superfoods. Mixing Philosophie Superfood Blends into your snacks is a great way to get extra proteins and nutrients without the added sweeteners or fillers. It’s the perfect treat to keep you feeling light and energized!


All you need is a nourishing yogurt (regular or dairy-free, your choice!), plus the Cacao Magic Superfood Blend, Cosmic Elixir collagen + adaptogen superfood blend, almond butter, and chocolate. For toppings, add your favorite nuts and sprinkle on pink salt making a picture-perfect parfait!

Cacao Parfait

Gather This:

½ cup coconut yogurt

¼ cup almond butter

1 tbsp Cacao Magic Superfood Blend

1 tbsp Cosmic Elixir or collagen of choice

¼ cup melted chocolate

Sprinkle of chopped pistachios + pink salt

Superfood Parfait

Do This:

Mix the coconut yogurt, Cacao Magic and collagen in a bowl. In a clear cup of your choice, layer half the coconut yogurt mixture then add a layer of almond butter followed by the rest of the coconut yogurt mixture. Top with a layer of melted chocolate and top with chopped pistachios and pink salt. Put in the freezer for 15 minutes and ENJOY!

Cacao Yogurt Parfait

Vegan Cobb Salad with Green Honey Maple Mayo

Vegan Cobb Salad

Salads don’t have to be boring! The secret to a savory and tasty salad? A variety of flavors, colors and superfoods! For this vegan cobb salad, we combined a savory take on coconut chips and a homemade Green Dream honey maple mayo dressing that’s a little bit sweet & savory. 


This salad would also be good as a sandwich, in lettuce cups, and pretty much any way you serve it. The crisp coconut chips and the nutrient-rich Green Honey Maple Mayo will turn any “boring” salad into your next lunch go-to. Enjoy every bite, and don't forget to share this recipe with your friends – they'll thank you later!

Salad Prep

Gather This:

FOR THE COCONUT CHIPS -

2 cups coconut chips

¼ cup tamari

¼ cup maple syrup

1 - 2 tsp garlic powder

1-2 tsp smoked paprika

Pinch of cayenne (if you like spice)

Pinch of sea salt

FOR THE GREEN HONEY MAPLE MAYO [makes about 1/2 cup]

Liquid from 1 can of chickpeas

¼ cup of chickpeas

1 tbsp Green Dream 

¼ cup apple cider vinegar

2 tbsp maple syrup

2 tbsp dijon mustard

1 clove of garlic

1 tsp sea salt

½ cup olive oil

FOR THE SALAD

Spring peas

Snap peas

Radishes 

Pistachios 

Avocado 

Vegan Cobb Salad with Green Honey Maple Mayo

Do This:

Make your coconut topping by preheating the oven to 350. Toss coconut with tamari, maple, garlic, paprika, and cayenne if using. Bake for 10 minutes. Stir about halfway through baking so that it doesn't burn. Remove from the oven, and wait a few minutes until it crisps up.

Make your Green Honey Maple Mayo by blending all ingredients except olive oil until smooth. Add olive oil and blend until everything is emulsified and creamy.

Toss your salad together and arrange to make it beautifully according to you! 

Vegan Cobb Salad with Green Honey Maple Mayo

Iced Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte

Iced Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte

Re-create the Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Chai Latte the Philosophie way with superfood blends, adaptogens and healing fall spices that leave with you a sugar crash. This pumpkin chai latte is made with natural ingredients: pumpkin puree, nut milk, maple syrup and spices. 

 

The detoxing honey, grounding fall spices, and mood-supporting ashwagandha blend beautifully with the chai tea, composed of medicinally active herbs. Since this latte has substantially less caffeine than regular ol' java, you can use it as mood + energy booster anytime of day! 

Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte Copycat

Gather This:

1 tea bag of spiced chai (or decaf spiced chai rooibos)

½ cup nut milk of choice

2 tbsp real pumpkin purée

1 tbsp maple syrup or honey (we recommend Fall Vibes Honey!)

1 tsp Fall Vibes

¼ tsp vanilla extract

Tiny dash salt

Optional garnishes: 1 cinnamon stick or star of anise, coconut whipped cream

Iced Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte

Do This:

In a small saucepan, bring ½ cup water to a gentle boil. Remove the water from heat, add the tea bag, and let it steep for 4 minutes. Before removing the tea bag, squeeze any water remaining out by pressing the tea bag against the side of the pan with the back of a spoon.

Add the nut milk, pumpkin purée, maple syrup or honey, vanilla, Fall Vibes and salt to the pan. Pour the mixture into a stand blender and blend for a minute or two, or whisk until the drink is nice and creamy.

Gently rewarm on the stove, then pour it into a mug. Top with totally optional whipped coconut cream and/or garnish with totally optional cinnamon stick or star of anise. ENJOY!!

Homemade Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte

What cold-weathered treat would you like to see made healthy + healing?

Deliciously Spiced Pumpkin Muffins: Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free

Fall Vibes Pumpkin Muffins

These cozy, tasty pumpkin muffins are not just a delightful treat, they're also gluten-free and dairy-free, making them a perfect indulgence anytime of day. They’re more nutritious than they look as they’re made entirely gluten-free and sweetened with real maple syrup. We topped them with dark chocolate which is said to be one of the best sources of antioxidants and can improve blood flow. Plus, they’re made with pumpkin which is actually a superfood!.


Savor the fall flavors, the subtle sweetness of maple syrup, and the delightful combination of pumpkin and spices. No pumpkin muffin is complete without traditional warming spices which is why the Fall Vibes Superfood Blend is PERFECT for these treats that smell & taste just like fall. 


Share these with friends and family, or keep them all to yourself for a little taste of autumn whenever you desire. We won’t tell. ;)

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

Gather This:

2 cups almond flour

¼ tsp salt

½ tsp baking soda

¼ cup oil of choice

¼ cup maple syrup

2 eggs

⅓ cup pumpkin puree

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp Philosophie Fall Vibes

½ cup of gluten-free dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs 

Pumpkin Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Muffins

Do This:

Preheat oven to 350℉. 

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the almond flour, salt, and baking soda. Add wet ingredients + mix until well combined.

For that unmistakable pumpkin spice taste, add 2 tablespoons of Philosophie Fall Vibes or your preferred pumpkin spice blend. This is where the magic happens! 

Stir in chocolate chips or cacao nibs and then spoon the batter into paper liners in a cupcake pan. 

Pop your muffin pan into the preheated oven and bake for 22-24 minutes. Keep a watchful eye on them – you'll know they're done when the center is set, and a toothpick or fork comes out clean when inserted into the muffin.

Once they're ready, remove your pumpkin spice muffins from the oven and let them sit for about 5 minutes. 

Devour!!

Philosophie Pumpkin Muffins

Blue Butterfly Cashew Butter Bowl

Blue Butterfly Bowl

We’re dreaming of a beautiful blue galaxy with this delicious Butterfly Boost Cashew Butter Bowl! Did you know blue is the color of confidence and calmness? It manifests intuition, balance, tranquility and intelligence. So infusing more of your meal with blue foods can really calm and center the mind especially when you load it with nutrients and ingredients that support brain health, energy and mood.


Enjoy this beautiful bowl made with homemade Butterfly Boost cashew butter and topped with blueberries, nut butter and supercharged raw honey. You can have it in the morning with oatmeal, in the afternoon with quinoa or for dessert with rice puffs - whatever you desire!

Philosophie Blue Snack Bowl

Gather This:

FOR THE BUTTERFLY BOOST CASHEW BUTTER

1 cup of cashews

1 tbsp of Butterfly Boost

1 tbsp of Coconut Magic or coconut manna

FOR THE BOWL

1 cup of quinoa, rice puffs or oatmeal

Butterfly Boost Cashew Butter 

Handful of blueberries

Nut Butter of choice

Drizzle with Berry Bee Honey


Do This:

Combine all ingredients for the Butterfly Boost Cashew Butter in a high speed blender and blender until smooth (add water to create desired consistency). Then in a bowl, start with a layer of quinoa, rice puffs or oatmeal and top with your Butterfly Boost Cashew Butter, handful of blueberries, nut butter and a drizzle of Berry Bee Honey. ENJOY!

Blue Butterfly Cashew Butter Bowl

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