Spirulina Smoothie

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Spirulina rests atop the green superfood pantheon. It’s a blue-green vegetable plankton that has been a source of nutrition for humans sinces the Aztecs harvested it centuries ago. It contains the highest protein and beta-carotene levels of all the green superfoods. It also is the highest known vegetable source of B-12. Spirulina is highly digestible, protects the immune system, aids in mineral  absorption and reduces cholesterol
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I’ve been taking it for a few months now. I like to add it to my post-workout smoothie! You can add it to any smoothie, any way you like, but this is my favorite recipe I’ve created…

Spirulina Smoothie

10-12 oz of coconut water*

1TB chia seeds (for fiber)

1-2TB of spirulina (start small and then increase over time)

1 Frozen Banana

1/2 cup Frozen Berries

Optional: 1-2 scoops of your favorite protein powder

Throw everything in the blender and blend till smooth! I don’t need to add a sweetener because the banana and berries are usually enough for me. If you find you need a little sweetening, add some stevia or raw honey! Oh, and I have to make a little extra for my 2 kiddos! They have no idea how healthy this is!

Enjoy!

*I use coconut water because this is usually my post-workout smoothie and it is loaded with electrolytes. You can use coconut milk, almond milk, raw milk, goat milk, or just plain water.

 

 

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4 Responses to Spirulina Smoothie

  1. Now Foods Kristy August 6, 2012 at 4:27 pm #

    Awesome smoothie recipe! We shared it on our Facebook page. Thanks for using and choosing NOW products!

    • Jackie August 6, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

      Awesome!!!!!!!! Thank you so much!

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