5 smoothie recipes to live well
A new year, a new decade seems the perfect opportunity to try something new and kickstart your health.
Smoothies are an incredibly easy way to blend a variety of nutrients your body needs into one. From supporting energy to building muscle and boosting your immunity, adding a spoonful of nutrient-dense superfoods to your smoothie can support your wellbeing.
Here are 5 smoothie recipes to support different areas of your Wellbeing.
In Winter, the short days and cold weather can make us feel tired and lose motivation. For an energy boost, try blending Maca into your fruit smoothie.
Maca is a great source of riboflavin (vitamin B2) and vitamin B12 which can help to reduce tiredness and fight fatigue.
This Mango, Melon & Maca Smoothie is bursting with fruity tropical flavours and energising Maca to boost your energy levels and shake off that slumpy feeling.
If you’re feeling a bit under the weather, your immune system probably needs some support, to help fight off any winter colds.
Spirulina is loaded with vitamin A) which is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system. Just one serving (15g) contains 69% of your recommended daily intake for vitamin A.
Our Spirulina Fruit Smoothie is bursting with green goodness, including spinach and Spirulina powder, blended with fruity strawberries and sweet banana, perfect for giving your immune system a boost.
Finding it difficult to focus? Our brains need minerals like iron to function. Iron is essential for maintaining red blood cells, allowing oxygen to be carried to your brain.
Our Mint Choco Chip Smoothie is loaded with Wheatgrass, a rich source of iron to support an active mind. Just one serving of Wheatgrass (15g) contains the same amount of iron as 225g of kale! (That’s 31% of your recommended daily intake). This smoothie tastes so delicious, it feels like an indulgent treat.
If you’re trying to keep active this month, it’s crucial to load your pre-workout or post-workout smoothie, with protein. Protein helps to build and maintain muscles and aids muscle recovery after exercise.
Our Supergreen smoothie bowl is packed with plant proteins including Hemp Protein powder, Chlorella and our Green Blend (a nourishing mix of Wheatgrass, Barleygrass, Spirulina, Chlorella and Hemp Protein powder). The perfect way to start the day to energise your body for the day, it will keep you going for longer.
Protection from Oxidative Stress
Oxidative Stress occurs when there is an imbalance of free radicals and antioxidants in your body’s cells. An imbalance consisting of too many free radicals can cause us to feel fatigued and lead to cell and tissue damage.
Just one serving of acai (15g) contains 3 times your daily recommended intake of manganese? Manganese contributes to protecting the body’s cells against oxidative stress. Blend this nutrient-dense purple powder, into smoothies like this Superberry Acai bowl to arm your body with the nutrients it needs to fight oxidative stress.