Caution: May cause extreme amounts of energy, resulting in high amounts of getting shit done!
This is my go to smoothie at work, I love it because not only does it keep me full & satisfied but it helps me concentrate with the addition of those yummy hemp hearts and their brain helping omega 3’s ! Here are some amazing benefits of the ingredients added:
Organic Spinach: Among the many benefits of spinach, some include it’s anti-cancer properties, spinach is made up of various important constituents that have been found to be promising in the treatment and prevention of various types of diseases and cancers. Some cancers it may help prevent include bladder, prostate, liver and lung cancers. Different constituents in spinach like folate, tocopherol, and chlorophyllin act via different mechanisms to treat and protect patients suffering from cancer.
Wheat Grass: Highly effective healer because it contains all minerals known to man, and vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is extremely rich in protein, and contains 17 amino acids, the building blocks of protein
Vida Grains: This super food topper can be used on just about anything. Vida grains, morning glory contains Organic gluten free oat bran, organic flax seeds, organic white sesame seeds, organic sunflower seeds, organic pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, organic dried cranberries, organic raisins, organic cinnamon, organic psyllium, organic black sesame seeds, brown rice bran, organic dried blueberries, organic goji berries, cardamon. Super high in fiber and no sugar. What more can you ask for especially to add to a smoothie or your morning oat meal!
Nature Pro Grass Fed Protein Powder: Derived from the milk of cows that graze on organic, free pastures in New Zealand. NaturePro with nature’s richest source of ‘Bio-active’ protein. Non-denatured ‘Bio-active’ whey protein has the highest protein ‘quality rating’ among all proteins. Excellent levels of CLA is found in Grass Fed Milk… CLA may be one of the most potent antioxidant substances in your diet. It supports healthy weight, normal immune function, and helps promote normal insulin and cholesterol levels.
Ginger Root: Ginger was shown to be far superior to Dramamine, a commonly used over-the-counter and prescription drug for motion sickness. Ginger reduces all symptoms associated with motion sickness including dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and cold sweating. A great addition to your smoothies, adds just the right amount of heat & aids in the digestion of all that green you will ingesting!
All you need to do is bring a small blender with you to work and leave it in the lunch room & then when you are to lazy to bring a lunch to work you have no excuse but to enjoy this amazing, energy powered smoothie 😉
What You’ll Need:
- 1 cup of organic spinach
- 1/2 juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 Avocado
- 1 Tbl of Wheat Grass – Buy it here: http://www.amazinggrass.com/
- 2 Tbl of Cinnamon Morning Glory Vida Grains – Buy it here: http://www.innotechnutrition.com/product/vida-grains
- 1 Scoop of Nature Pro Chocolate – Grass Fed Whey – Buy it here: http://www.innotechnutrition.com/product/naturepro
- 1 1/2 cups of water or coconut water
- 1 inch of fresh Ginger, skin removed
- 1 Fuji Apple ( or whichever apple you like)
- 5 Ice Cubes or frozen almond milk ice cubes
- 1 tsp of Hemp Hearts for topping- Buy it here: http://manitobaharvest.com/view_category.html
- Start by blending the spinach with the water first on high, this helps it to become creamy and not nasty.
- Next, Blend all remaining ingredients in, blending on high until smooth usually takes about 60 seconds.
- Drink up & get shit done 🙂 !