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Rawbucks Iced Mocha

Rawbucks Iced Mocha - Sip Back to Raw-Riffic Delights

rawbucks iced mocha

Join me in a nostalgic journey as we revisit the charm of my raw food days with the Rawbucks Iced Mocha recipe. Inspired by a discovery I made in 2007 on the Sunny Raw Kitchen site, this reimagined classic pays tribute to the vibrant creativity that defined the raw food community. Let's take a leisurely stroll through the past and once again relish the flavors and healthful advantages of this extraordinary blend.

Healthful Ingredients for a Enjoyable Sip:
  1. Raw Cacao Powder: Embark on a journey of antioxidants and magnesium, coupled with that distinct chocolatey essence. It's more than a flavor – it's a mood enhancer.

  2. Raw Carob Powder: This ingredient brings natural sweetness, fiber, and a touch of calcium to the mix, offering both taste and texture.

  3. Maca Powder: Elevate your energy with the adaptogenic wonders of maca. Not just a delightful flavor, it's a secret weapon for vitality.

  4. Lucuma Powder: The low-glycemic sweetness of lucuma is paired with a bounty of vitamins and minerals, turning this drink into a nutritional powerhouse.

  5. Fo-Ti (Ho Shou Wu): Rooted in tradition, this herb is celebrated for bestowing longevity and vitality. It's a key player in this invigorating beverage.

  6. Yacon Syrup: The prebiotic benefits of yacon syrup contribute a gentle sweetness that loves your gut as much as your taste buds do.

  7. Vanilla Extract: Beyond its enchanting aroma, vanilla brings antioxidants to the party, adding an extra layer of wholesome allure.

  8. Agave and Stevia: The dynamic duo of low-glycemic sweeteners ensures guilt-free indulgence, tantalizing the palate without the sugar crash.

  9. Nut Milk and Macadamia Nuts: Creaminess and healthy fats are brought to the forefront by the combination of nut milk and rich macadamia nuts.

Ready to "brew" up this delicious and nostalgic coffee drink alternative? Let's dive into the recipe and enjoy the trip down memory lane!

Rawbucks Iced Mocha Recipe:


  • 1 Scoop Raw Cacao Powder

  • 1 tablespoon Raw Carob Powder

  • 1 tablespoon Maca Powder

  • 1 tablespoon Lucuma Powder

  • 3 Capsules Fo-Ti (Ho Shou Wu), emptied

  • 1 tablespoon Yacon Syrup

  • 1½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract

  • 1 Squirt Agave (generous)

  • 6 drops SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia – Chocolate Flavor

  • Dash of Cinnamon

  • 2 cups Nut Milk (such as Macadamia/Almond)

  • 1 Handful Macadamia Nuts

  • 4 Ice cubes, or more

  • Dash of Nutmeg


  1. In a high-speed blender, combine Raw Cacao Powder, Raw Carob Powder, Maca Powder, Lucuma Powder, emptied Fo-Ti capsules, Yacon Syrup, Vanilla Extract, Agave, SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia, and a dash of Cinnamon.

  2. Pour in 2 cups of Nut Milk and add a handful of Macadamia Nuts.

  3. Blend on high speed until all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

  4. Add 4 ice cubes (or more, according to preference) and blend again on high until the mixture becomes smooth and frothy.

  5. Pour the luscious Rawbucks Iced Mocha into your favorite glass.

Garnish (Optional):

  • Add a sprig of mint or drizzle with raw chocolate sauce for an extra touch of elegance.

Enjoy Your Rawbucks Iced Mocha:

Sip and savor this delightful beverage, a testament to your creativity and love for raw food. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the raw food movement and the nourishing benefits of the ingredients. Best enjoyed fresh, this Rawbucks Iced Mocha is a reminder of the innovative spirit that led to its creation. Indulge in this refreshing blend of flavors, a sip of healthful indulgence that bridges the past and present.


If you happen to have any leftover Rawbucks Iced Mocha, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Consume within 24 hours to ensure its freshness and optimal taste.

Nutrition Information (Approximate, per serving):
  • Calories: ~250

  • Carbohydrates: ~25g

  • Protein: ~5g

  • Fat: ~15g

  • Fiber: ~7g

Alternative Variations:
  • Experiment with different nut milks such as almond, cashew, or coconut.

  • Explore alternative superfood powders like spirulina or chlorella.

  • Adjust sweeteners to taste using options like dates, maple syrup, or honey.

Remember, this Rawbucks Iced Mocha isn't just a drink – it's a sip of history and a celebration of well-being. Enjoy every refreshing moment!

References and Recommended Reading:
  1. Sunny Raw Kitchen: The original recipe that inspired the creation of the "Best Coffee Ever" and subsequently the Rawbucks Iced Mocha. Explore their archives for a treasure trove of raw food creativity and inspiration.

  2. "The Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes" by Joseph P. Hou and Youyu Jin: Delve into this comprehensive guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine and discover the deep-rooted benefits of herbs like Fo-Ti (Ho Shou Wu) for vitality and longevity.

  3. "Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future" by David Wolfe: A must-read for anyone interested in superfoods, this book provides an in-depth exploration of the health benefits of raw cacao, maca, lucuma, and other nourishing ingredients.


The information presented in this recipe is for general knowledge and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as medical or dietary advice. Consult a healthcare professional before making any dietary changes. The author is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of this information.

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