This smoothie is all about super nutrient-rich greens with two superfood additions: hemp seeds and spirulina (a powder made of sea vegetables). This smoothie is chock full of electrolytes, high in protein, healthy fats and antioxidants. Hemp hearts are high in protein (1 oz/25 g = 8 g protein) and healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and […]
Chia seeds have become a hot commodity in the nutrition world and can be found at various grocery stores, specialty stores, and are found in countless recipes that range from smoothies to meatballs. So why are chia seeds considered a superfood, and why should you consider adding them to your every day? Find out!
Smoothies are refreshing, a great way to pack in lots of nutrients, and extremely portable so you can take them with you on the go. This smoothie is loaded with superfoods including chia seeds, goji berries, spinach and blueberries that are all rich sources of phytonutrients (plant-based nutrients), fiber, and antioxidants. It’s also a good source of healthy fat and protein thanks to the hemp, chia, and flaxseeds. Try this tasty spring smoothie for breakfast, as an addition to a light lunch, or as a snack.
Last week I was in sunny Florida for my sister’s wedding, enjoying the sun, sand, and fresh tropical smoothies and juices. Now I’m back in chilly, snowy New England missing the warmth! So, this morning I decided to start my day with a superfood packed smoothie, reminiscent of our fun times at the beach. Enjoy the recipe!