Blend together and enjoy this tangy drink which is chock full of nutrition. Because this has a perfect balance of Carbs, Protein, and Fats, it makes a great pre or post workout meal. You can choose a high quality protein powder or Plain Greek yogurt. Both will contribute to sustained energy and support healthy digestion. If you are unsure of what constitutes a quality protein powder read more here.
The smoothie also contains several ingredients — like blueberries — that are full of antioxidants. Plus, you also get the sweetness of pineapple, which contains an enzyme that helps ease digestion and banish bloat. You won’t be able to taste the kale, which is full of fiber to prevent constipation, and there’s lemon which aids digestion and is alkalizing for the body. Enjoy!
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 2 ice cubes
- 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
- 1/2 cup pineapple
- 1 cup kale
- juice from 1/2 squeezed lemon
- 1 TBSP ground flax or almond butter
- 1 serving of protein powder or 1/2 cup plain greek yougurt