Cacao Aphrodisiac Elixir of Love

Looking to spice things up with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day? Woo them with this mind-blowing 80:20 superfood elixir.

Conscious Cleanse | Cacao Aphrodisiac Elixir of Love | | #conciouscocktail #elixiroflove #paleococktailThe main ingredient in this sexier-than-hot-chocolate, warming treat is raw cacao. Known to promote feelings of love and bliss, cacao is said to open up the energy of the heart chakra.

Yes please!

Cacao’s love child, maca, is “nature’s viagra!” This little herb from South America is known to boost stamina (all kinds of stamina!), energy and is considered a potent aphrodisiac promoting enhanced sexual function.

Look out, Ladies!

These potent superfoods make for a passionate love potion and can be spiked with vodka or enjoyed sans booze. So whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, treat yourself this Conscious Cocktail that is sure to warm your heart.

Now I’d love to hear from you. Do you have a favorite aphrodisiac? Interested in more foods that will boost libido? Be sure to leave me a comment below.

With love and cacao bliss,


P.S. – Looking for more 80:20 desserts? Check out our Chocolate Bliss Truffles and Decadent Raw Brownies.

Cacao Aphrodisiac Elixir of Love

Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 cups purified water
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 2 to 3 TB. raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp. maca
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of Himalayan crystal salt
  • 10 drops of stevia for sweetness
  • 2 oz. of Ciroc vodka or gluten free vodka (optional)


In a high speed blender, combine water, cashews, cacao, maca, cayenne pepper, salt and stevia. Run on high for 1 to 2 minutes to warm slightly. Pour into a martini glass (with or without vodka) and garnish with a raspberry or strawberry.

Note: Cacao,  strawberries, and vodka are for 80:20 only.

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  • Linda Eberle

    Wow, that drink sounds really good!!!!

    • Julie Peláez

      It’s delicious! You should try it tonight! :)

  • Rach

    Just curious since 1/2 cup cashews seems like a LOT for one serving. How many equivalents of nut butter is that? (not that I can find cashew butter where I live anyway).

    Question about the cleanse. I live with very unhealthy people…they are not going to change and I honestly don’t have energy to change them…the entire town I live in is very very unhealthy…so I’m surrounded by it…
    If I try to eat healthy in the same home as these bad foods, can I become cleansed and healthy?
    And is it ever possible to TRULY rid my body of crap? I honestly binge all the time and eat VERY late….by I feel like it is too late. Especially since I live in such a bad place….

    I might have access to a crap treadmill + a couple lighthandweights….is it possible for me to “burn ” stuff off with that only? Going outside is rare and impossible where I live…is that bad or is it still possible to be okay? Or is it possible to even cleanse if one could do NO exercise?

    Could I say follow your meal plans for the first 5 days only and STILL gain benefit??? Thanks.

    • Julie Peláez

      Hi Rachel. This is a recipe for 2 to share. :) You could substitute for 3 tablespoons of any kind of nut butter. To answer your questions…Yes! You can detox and be healthy regardless of your environment. I suggest joining our next LIVE online cleanse starting April 14th. The community support will be great. We are big believers that the body thrives on movement but this is not an all or nothing program. So you do what you can and yes, you will get many many benefits! Hope that helps!

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