It´s fall now, and with it, all the amazing flavours, colors and spices of the season. An easy way to start mornings is with a smoothie, The perfect balance of nutrients. This smoothie is perfect for a fall morning when temperature is going down. Full of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and protein.
- 2 -figs
- 1 cup – water
- 3 spoons – oat flakes
- 2 tablespoons – almond butter or 7 almonds
- ½ teaspoon – ground cinnamon
- ½ cup of spinach
- ½ scoop – vegan protein or whey
- ¼ cup – sprouts of your choice
- Stevia or maple syrup (to taste… remember, less sugar is better)
Mix together all ingredients at high speed in the blender. Serve and consumme immediatley, or keep it in the fridge to slow down oxidation.
*Beta carotens – antioxidants, promote good skin health, reducing macular degeneration.
*Potassium – electrolyte that helps regulate fluid balance, nerve signals and muscle contractions.
*Magnesium – mineral that supports more than 300 chemical reactions in the body, fights depression, anti-inflammatory, prevent migraines and reduces insulin resistance.
*Vitamin C – antioxidant, helps iron absorption and mantain healthy teeth and tissues
*Vitamin E – antioxidant, helps production of red blood cells
*Vitamin K – important for bone health and coagulation of the blood
*Protein – construction of muscle fibers