Creamy Chocolate Mango Smoothie

This great smoothie came to be the way most of my smoothies do: I was in a week-long process of clearing out the freezer and decided to use what had been left over.  But let me tell you, this one is a winner.  I had it for dessert or a snack every single day for an entire week.

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Ingredients
serves 2

1 cup water
1 cup frozen mango
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/4 cup coconut cream
3-4 Tbs cocoa powder
1 serving protein powder (consult the label for how many scoops!)
1/4 Tbs vanilla extract
Optional: ice cubes, matcha, maca, spirulina, bee pollen, cinnamon, turmeric

Method

Blend until smooth and top with your favorite toppings (chopped fruit, chia seeds, hemp seeds, any of the optional ingredients above, unsweetened shredded coconut).  Serve in a glass or a bowl with a spoon, breathe, take a sip, and smile.

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I hope you enjoy this as much as me and my family do! Remember, your health is worth it!

Love,
Lucy

PB&J Smoothie 

I love peanut butter. And peanut butter and jelly sandwiches–man what a comfort food. So combining this with the ultra-calm vibe of a smoothie takes this comfort food to a whole new level of crazy healthy deliciousness. It is packed with antioxidants, energizing carbs, and filling fats to power you to lunch. I highly recommend it as a great start to any day!


PB&J Smoothie
(Gf, Df, V)

Ingredients
1/2 cup frozen Apple
1/2-1 cup frozen blueberries
2 cups mild leafy green (spinach, Swiss chard, for example)
2 Tbsp chia seeds
1/4-3/4 cup unsweetened milk of choice (I used hemp!)
1/2 scoop protein protein powder
2 Tbsp peanut butter

Optional: sprinkle of spirulina or turmeric for the mix and/or granola to top, if that’s your jam (Pun not intended!)

Method

  1. Blend all until smooth!
  2. All of the ingredients should be added to your taste and texture preferences. For example, add less milk of you like it thicker or  more/less fruit depending on your sweet tooth.
  3. Sit down, sip, chew, and enjoy!

Try it out! If you do, post a picture, and tag me in it–I love seeing what you come up with!

Lots of love,
Lucy

Surprise Green Dream Smoothie 

Wow you guys, this morning’s smoothie was a surprise.  I just put things into the blender for my smoothie this morning (as per usual), and what ensued was amaaaaaazing!  I’m calling it the “surprise green dream smoothie”  because I was incredibly surprised by how deliscious and creamy it ended up tasting (like a dream smoothie should taste!!), the ingredients pile up to be a stacked nutritional team…and it just happens to be green. If you don’t believe me, believe my sister because she had a taste of mine and started recreating it immediately.  
Do yourself and your digestion a favor and make this smoothie!! 

Surprise Green Dream Smoothie (P, V, GF, NF, SF)      
Serves 1 

Ingredients
2.5 handfuls of greens (I used a “power green mix)
1/2 lemon, peeled 
2 inch chunk of ginger
2 tbsp hemp seeds 
1 tbsp sunflower seed butter 
3/4 scoop protein powder (I use the PlantFusion vanilla bean pea protein )
1/2 cup water (or less–just enough to get it blending smoothly) 
1 tbsp cilantro 
1 1/2 tsp turmeric 
1/4 tsp ground black pepper 
1 tsp cinnamon
Small handful ice 

Method 
Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy. Sit down and enjoy!