Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie – Soothe Your Sore Muscles

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Workout out hard today? Sore muscles? Sip yourself into relief. The ingredients in this smoothie help reduce inflammation and relieve the discomfort of sore muscles.

1 cup (155 g) pitted cherries

1 cup (155g) frozen blueberries

1 tbsp (15 g) GINGER

2 oranges

1 cup (237mL) water (coconut water to further tickle your fancy)

  • Toss all ingredients into a high-powered blender
  • Blend until creamy
  • Pour into your favorite mason jar or mug and enjoy!
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Mint Chip Superfood Green Smoothie

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I bring to you via Blissful Basil, a green smoothie sure to delight the sense and make you feel a little shamrock love!

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Yield: 1 serving

  • 2-3 frozen bananas
  • 1-2 tablespoons hemp milk or other non-dairy milk
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon spirulina powder
  • 2 drops peppermint oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs, divided
  1. Add the frozen bananas, hemp seeds and hemp milk to a food processor. Process until smooth.

  2. Add in the spirulina and peppermint oil and process another 15 seconds.

  3. Add in 1 tablespoon chocolate chips or cacao nibs and pulse to chop.

  4. Scoop the smoothie into a glass and top with the additional chocolate chips or cacao nibs.

 

Chai Power-Packed Green Smooth

 

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Pack your shopping cart full of greens this weekend and blend up this super smoothie. This recipe features Chai seeds which deliver a powerful punch of antioxidants and protein.

What you need
2 cups organic kale
10 ounces almond milk / coconut water / liquid of choice
Handful of fresh mint leaves
2 tbsp Chia seeds
1 cup frozen mango
1 organic cucumber, with skin

Soak your chai seeds in 1/2 cup water for at least 10 minutes and no more than overnight. The chai seeds will take a gel mold consistency after absorbing the water and will blend into the other smoothie ingredients.

Put all the ingredients in the blender, blend on high until smooth, pour into a mason jar and enjoy!

Gracious Greens: Smoothies for Energy

Happy Friday to everyone! Recently, one of my clients told me they wanted more energy and were clueless on how to get there without the aid of coffee and red bull. The first thing that I wanted to ask her was “Do you drink greens?”

Here’s my recipe for an energizing smoothie packed full of plant proteins and essential vitamins and minerals.

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2 cups organic spinach
8 ounces almond milk/coconut water or similar liquid
4-6 fresh mint leaves
Handful of frozen mixed berries
1 organic cucumber,  with skin

Place all your ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth. Drink immediately.

Add these items to your shopping list this weekend and set yourself up for a healthy, feel-good energy week!