Energizing Blueberry Smoothie

 

I am SO happy that spring is in the air and the warmer temperatures are upon us. The warm weather really gets me in the mood for smoothies and juices.  I have a hard time preparing cold smoothies in the winter. On snowy mornings it’s hard to want to start your day with something so chilly.

I find it so interesting that my body naturally adjusts to the weather. As soon as the weather gets warmer I crave more salads, raw foods and smoothies and juices. During the winter I am a sucker for soups and stews and heartier meals.

This smoothie contains quite the powerhouse nutrients, like calcium and magnesium from spinach, antioxidants from blueberries, heart healthy fats from chia and plant based protein from the hemp seeds.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup wild frozen blueberries
  • Half a banana
  • 2 large handfuls of organic spinach
  • 1 cup water coconut water
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop pain or vanilla protein powder of your choice (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 3-4 ice cubes
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Blend together in a high speed blender.