Well-balanced smoothie - How to build it

Smoothiebuilding

The best thing about smoothies is that they are easily digestible, nutrient-dense, very delicious and quick to take on the go. To have a balanced smoothie for sustained energy, it is essential to have adequate amounts plant protein, healthy fats, and low-glycemic fruits and vegetables. 

Here are some pro-tips to building a well-balanced smoothie...

Protein

The perfect smoothie needs protein. It’s the building block in keeping your blood sugars balanced and keeping you full.

  • Organic full fat plain yogurt   
  • Hemp seeds
  • Natural, plain whey protein powder            
  • Raw egg yolk
  • Hydrolysate protein powder from Great Lakes

 

Liquid

Go half with purified filtered water and raw milk or unsweetened alternative milk

  • Brewed, chilled Chai tea            
  • Almond milk        
  • Coconut milk                    
  • Full fat, organic milk
  • Green tea    
  • Hemp milk        

 

Flavors - Spice it up!

  • Natural raw almond butter            
  • Cinnamon
  • Pure vanilla extract              
  • Cacao powder
  • Mint leafs or extract                
  • Ginger
  • Matcha green tea powder       

 

Booster add-ons

Nutrient dense, they provide vitamins, minerals & antioxidants

  • Bee pollen                    
  • Raw almond butter    
  • Ground flax or chia seed               
  • Coconut oil or butter
  • Spirulina powder                
  • Cacao nibs        
  • Dry oatmeal                    
  • Maca powder
  • Soaked raw quinoa (yes!)
  • Adaptogen powders from Moodbeli or Moon Juice                

 

Veggies and Fruits

  • Banana  
  • Avocado
  • Spinach    
  • Kiwi    
  • Collard greens    
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries    
  • Strawberries    
  • Orange    
  • Blackberries    
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Pumpkin    
  • Lemon & lime    
  • Cherries  
  • Cucumber    
  • Pineapple
  • Kale
  • Beets
  • Carrots

Get creative and have fun with it!