We hear so much about superfoods. Their superpower comes from the fact that they often contain vitamins and minerals like Iron which are integral to our body’s health. Iron is a building block of the red blood cell which carries oxygen around the body.
Spinach has more iron than kale, 2.7 milligrams per 100 grams versus 1.6 milligrams but both are very good in smoothies!
Ingredients: – ½ Apple, your choice, chopped – ½ banana, the riper the better, frozen – A few long leaves of kale – ½ cup of orange juice – Ice cubes as needed for consistency
Directions: 1. Wash your fruits before preparing the smoothie. 2. Throw all the ingredients in a blender and blend to the consistency you like adding ice to make it colder or thicker.
Ingredients: – 1 cup each of: – kale – blueberries, frozen – plain yogurt, greek or traditional – 1 banana – 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder – 2 TBSP oats, old fashioned, not steel cut – 1 TBSP chia seed – Cubes of ice
Directions: 1. Wash your fruits before preparing the smoothie. 2. Place all in a blender and add ice as needed for consistency.
Ingredients: – 1 cup of frozen mango chunk – 1 cup of fresh strawberrie – 3 cups of spinach – ½ cup almond milk – 1 scoop of favorite protein powder – ice cube
Directions: 1. Wash your fruits before preparing the smoothie. 2. Start with blending spinach and then the rest of the ingredients, using almond milk to thin and ice cubes to thicken.
Ingredients: – 2 cups of a green leafy vegetable of your choice – 2 cups of liquid like milk, coconut water, or other – 3 cups of fresh fruit (can be frozen if preferred for the chill factor) – Directions: – Blend greens and liquid first, then fruit Servings: Makes enough for 2.