Smoothie Smoothie Smoothie
WellSeek's Expert of the Week Adrienne Inger smoothed us over with 3 amazingly tasty smoothie recipes! If you're looking for a better reason to get up in the mornings, look no further: swipe to get started!
5 More Minutes
Best time to drink: For those mornings where you're tempted to hit the snooze button just once...or maybe twice Health Benefits: -Green tea can help boost metabolism. -Walnuts contain feel-good serotonin to keep the blues at bay. -Ginger fights inflammation and feelings of nausea that might otherwise keep you in bed. -Avocado has healthy monounsaturated fats that make your joints feel like jivin'.
(Scroll down) 3/4 c. Green Tea (for extra strength, brew using 2-3 tea bags) 3/4 c. Nondairy Milk 1 c. Mango, chopped Frozen 1/4 Avocado 1/2 inch piece of Ginger fresh, chopped 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 2 tsp. Chia Seeds 1/3 c. Walnuts (or one handful!) 1 tsp. Honey
Best time to drink: When you need a real kick in the... pants Health Benefits: -Cacao powder twice the antioxidant polyphenols of processed dark chocolate with all the flavor of and none of the added sugars or additives. -Bananas give you two waves of energy: quick-release glucose and slow-release fructose for sustained energy throughout your morning. -Dates have plenty of soluble fiber and slow-release carbohydrates to keep you from crashing.
(Scroll down) 1 1/2 c. Nondairy Milk 1 Banana 1 TBSP Cacao Powder 1 Shot of Espresso 2 Mejdool Dates, chopped 1 TBSP Almond Butter 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/2 cup Raw Spinach (or one handful) 1/2-1 tsp Cinnamon (your preference) Optional: 1/2 tsp Chia Seeds 1/8 tsp Cayenne powder (just a hint!) Tasty when served over ice
The Early Riser
Best time to drink: When you're in the mood for a smoothie that tastes as vibrant and alive as you're feeling! Health Benefits: -Brain Power: Turmeric contains curcumin, a compound that reduces free-radical damage to the brain. -Blueberries for improved memory (containing the neurotransmitter dopamine) and even supporting healthy vision.
(Scroll down) 1 1/2 c. Nondairy Milk 1 c. Frozen Blueberries 1/4 Avocado 1/3 c. Walnuts 1 tsp Turmeric 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground 1 tsp Pure Maple Syrup
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