My Everyday Nutritious Smoothie

13 09

Hi hi! Today I’m sharing my FAVORITE smoothie I literally make every single day; usually after I workout in the morning. I am trying to eat more protein and this is a great meal/snack to add in during the day! The smoothie is packed FULL of nutrition with healthy fats, protein, greens and seeds. Below is the list of ingredients along with my favorite brands for each item. Great news, you can purchase them all from ONE place online: Thrive Market!

Stock up on the all of the seeds and it will take about 2 minutes to make! I put all of my dried ingredients into labeled airtight glass jarsthese ones from Amazon. Open them up and scoop your goods right into your blender. See below for a pic of my setup.

I’m OBSESSED with my Ninja blender! It not only mixes everything evenly, but the blade also comes out so it’s easy to clean. YES please!! I found mine on Amazon here. Best purchase ever!


TIP

NOT all almond butters and oat milks are created equal!

Look at the ingredient list when selecting products!! [1] Make sure your almond butter is made with ONLY almonds, no palm oil or sugar. AND [2] Check that your oat milk has no preservatives or other additives you can’t pronounce. The brands I like have 3 ingredients: water, oats and salt. It can be VERY shocking once you start to pay attention. There’s so much crap added to our food.


Ingredients

1 cup of ice

1/2 frozen banana 

2 handfuls of spinach

1 scoop of chocolate plant based protein – Four Sigmatic

1 teaspoon ground flaxseeds – Thrive

1 teaspoon ground chia seeds – Thrive

1 teaspoon hemp seeds – Navitas

1 teaspoon bee pollen – Beekeeper’s Naturals

1 Tablespoon cocoa nibs – Navitas

1 Tablespoon almond butter – Thrive

1 cup of unsweetened oat milk – Elmhurst


Steps

1. Place all ingredients into blender.

2. Blend on hight until smoothie is creamy.  If the smoothie gets stuck, add a bit more oat milk.


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