My hubby turned 40 last year. And my big four-oh day is quickly approaching.
The good news is that I still have 5 months to be in my mid-to-late-thirties and I’m holding on to that for dear life I fully intend on telling everyone I am thirty-ten when my birthday arrives. Next year, I’ll be thirty-eleven, and so on…
As we get a little older, my interest in adding more nutritious and energy maintaining foods to our diet has increased. With a few months of trial and error, I have been working on putting together a morning smoothie recipe that will help keep our energy high and optimize our immune system function. And I think I finally have a winner. This recipe has (thankfully) met with hubbs approval…although I told him he was drinking it whether he liked it or not.
Here it is
- ½ tsp coconut butter
- ¼ c. coconut milk
- ¼ c. pomegranate juice
- ½ tsp. flaxseed meal
- 2 tsp. goji berries
- 2 tsp brown rice protein powder
- 1 Tbs. raw Maca Powder
- ¼ c. frozen spinach
- ½ frozen banana (peeled before freezing)
- 1½ c. frozen fruit (blueberries, raspberries, mango, strawberries)
- ¼ tsp vanilla
- ½-1 c. milk
- Combine all ingredients in a blender. Gradually add milk until you have a consistency you like.
- Serve immediately.
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Here are the specific ingredients I purchased for this smoothie recipe. I purchased large packages, and since the recipe only calls for small amounts, this stuff lasts for months:
- Coconut Butter
- Coconut Milk
- Pomegranate Juice (concentrated, so we only use 1 Tbs. in smoothies)
- Flax Seed Meal
- Goji Berries
- Brown Rice Protein Powder
- Maca Powder
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