Simple ways to give your smoothies a nutritional boost.
Whether it’s more protein, fiber or omega-3 fats – there are several ways to enhance your favorite smoothie recipes.
Feeling sleepy – get a jolt of Caffeine: brewed tea, coffee, matcha powder
Electrolytes for post exercise muscle recovery: coconut water, sea salt
Optimize digestion and stay fuller longer with Fiber: dried prunes, wheat germ, oats
Omega-3 fats to fight inflammation: chai seeds, walnuts, flaxseed
Probiotics to help fortify the healthy bacteria in your gut: yogurt, kombucha, kefir
Prebiotics are like food for probiotics: banana flour, lentils, honey
From breakfast to a bed time snack, get extra Protein: cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, pea protein, whey protein
Smoothie Recipes ….. so many to choose from!
Dragon Fruit Dream Smoothie with Raspberries + Honey
- 1 ½ cups unsweetened coconut milk beverage
- 1 cup frozen dragon fruit
- ¼ cup freeze dried raspberries
- 1 tbsp honey
- Juice of ½ lime
- In a blender, combine coconut milk, dragon fruit, raspberries, honey, and lime juice.
- Blend on high speed until smooth. Pour and serve immediately.
Chocolate PB Smoothie Bowl
- 4 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
- 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
- 1.5 medium frozen bananas sliced
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- Suggested toppings: granola, berries, nuts, carob chips, coconut chips, chia seeds, orange slices
- Place ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape ingredients down with a spatula, if needed. Add additional almond milk one tablespoon at a time if needed to reach desired consistency.
- Scoop into a bowl and top as desired.
Mango Berry Lime Smoothie
- 1 cup chopped fresh mango see TIP below
- 1 cup frozen berries I like a mix of blueberries, strawberries + raspberries
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 container plain Greek yogurt
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut water
- Juice + zest of ½ a lime
- Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.