Springtime is here and that means the weather’s getting a little warmer, which makes a smoothie for breakfast much more palatable! There’s farmer’s markets popping up everywhere so get out there and shop for some fruits and veggies that are in season and that you can use in these delicious smoothie recipes!
Besides just being super delicious, this smoothie is packed with nutrients from ingredients like mango, Greek yogurt, chia seeds, and our greens formula! Did you know that mango has antioxidant compounds that have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers? Not to mention it tastes yummy! And protein powerhouses chia seeds and Greek yogurt help fill you up the healthy way. Protein not only helps repair tissue and muscles, it also keeps our bones and skin healthy! Not to mention this smoothie packs in over 70 all-natural poly nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables and super-foods including Acai Berry and Pomegranate from one scoop of our Greens formula. This is the best way to start your day!
Transport yourself to a tropical island with this scrumptious smoothie that has coconut milk, peaches, and a bit of lemon. Coconut milk, which is lactose free, has a good fat called lauric acid, which is easily absorbed and used by the body for energy. The perfect thing to have in the morning instead of coffee! The peaches add loads of nutrients like calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorous, zinc, and copper. Whoa! And they are also low in calories, contain no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are a good source of dietary fiber. We’ll take it!
Did you know that the antioxidants in berries like strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries can help your body fight oxidative stress caused by free radicals that can lead to illness and chronic health conditions? Mix up your favorites of these healthy little fruits in this delicious smoothie for a delicious meal. This tasty smoothie also has lots of great nutrients from the flaxseed which is a rich source of dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1. Fiber helps you stay full and lose weight, while the manganese helps with fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Sounds good to us!
Well we just told you all the good things about blueberries, so let’s focus on the other star ingredient in this yummy and healthy smoothie – spinach. Not only is it low in fat and cholesterol, spinach is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese. No wonder it’s one of our favorite superfoods – with a nutrient list like that!
So add some of these delicious smoothies to your daily diet to get all of these amazing health benefits and stay on track with your fitness goals!