Recipe courtesy of Turner Broadcasting System

Chocolate Stressbuster Smoothie

When your stress levels are sky high, whip up a batch of stress-relieving smoothies to calm things down. Flavonoids in dark chocolate lower your blood pressure for a feeling of zen. A drink that's easy to make, tasty and stress-busting? Just about better than a glass of wine.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Ingredients

3/4 cup 1-percent milk

3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

1 1/4 cups raspberries

1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt

3/4 cup sliced almonds

4 whole ice cubes

Directions

  1. Heat the milk in small saucepan set over medium heat. Add the chocolate chips and whisk until the chips melt and the mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool for about 5 minutes. Pour the cooled chocolate mixture into a blender. Add 1 cup of the raspberries, the yogurt, almonds and ice cubes, and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses, garnish with the remaining 1/4 cup raspberries and serve.