Marine Green Berry Smoothie

THIS BLUE GREEN MACHINE is similiar in taste to your typical delicious banana-berry smoothie, but this one’s a bit different. There is a secret ingredient that’s loaded with nutrition giving it’s emerald green hue, and it’s called spirulina. It’s a blue green algae that grows in both fresh and salt water that’s a one-celled organism – not to mention it’s of the most primitive forms of plant life. It’s benefits range far wide:

  • Includes all essential amino acids we need
  • rich in cholorphyll which oxygenates and alkalizes the blood
  • contains same calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium content as milk
  • source of omega fatty acids which lower bad cholesterol and fight heart disease and depression
  • contains vitamin B12, important for metabolism and healthy nervous system

Recipe

The Goods

  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 cup mixed organic cherry-berry blend, frozen (strawberries, cherries, blueberries)
  • 1 cup nut milk
  • 2 heaping teaspoons of spirulina
  • 1 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cacao nibs (topping)

The Magic:

STEP 1: Use one cup of the frozen berries of your choice (I used an organic cherry-berry blend).

STEP 2: Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until creamy smooth. Add additional nut milk or water if need be. Top with cacao nibs and hemp seeds.

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