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Mint Green Protein Smoothie

Updated: Mar 23

For Saint Patty's day I'm sharing one of my favorite smoothies I make often!

It's a superfood smoothie, but you wouldn't know by the taste.

I start by adding 1 cup of Spinach, 2 Tsps of Spirulina and Moringa powder and then adding the protein, almond milk and collagen. I then top it with dark chocolate for a super decadent topper.





I love Spinach! According to WEbMD these are just a few reasons why you need to add more spinach to your diet; https://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-health-benefits-of-spinach

  • Spinach is super hydrating

  • Helps prevent osteoporosis

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • It packs Vitamin A which supports vision

  • Spinach is a high antioxidant

  • It's anti-inflammatory

  • Spinach has a high source of zeaxanthin and carotenoids that can flush out the free radicals from your body.

  • Spinach contains minerals such as potassium, magnesium, copper, zinc, and manganese

In 2018 I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's disease. Right after I saw my endocrinologist I started sampling different foods to help my body heal itself. Two superfoods I added were Spirulina and Moringa powder. The taste is kinda meh, but when you have debilitating fatigue and feel really bad, you'll basically do anything to feel good again. These are the benefits of these little green powders and why adding them to smoothies and baked goods can make a world of difference in your health.

Healthline website list all the good reasons you want this in your diet.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-proven-benefits-of-spirulina


Spirulina is an organism that grows in both fresh and salt-water.

This tiny alga is packed with nutrients. A single tablespoon (7 grams) of dried spirulina powder contains (2Trusted Source):

  • Protein: 4 grams

  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine): 11% of the RDA

  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): 15% of the RDA

  • Vitamin B3 (niacin): 4% of the RDA

  • Copper: 21% of the RDA

  • Iron: 11% of the RDA

  • It also contains decent amounts of magnesium, potassium and manganese and small amounts of almost every other nutrient that you need.

Per WebMD; Moringa Moringa oleifera is a plant native to northern India that can also grow in other tropical and subtropical places, like Asia and Africa. Folk medicine has used the leaves, flowers, seeds, and roots of this plant for centuries.

https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/health-benefits-moringa


Benefits of Moringa Powder;

Moringa has many important vitamins and minerals. The leaves have 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and 15 times more potassium than bananas. It also has calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids, which help your body heal and build muscle.

So you can see why I chose to add these two powders into my daily diet. Don't forget to add this powder to your cart and save this Pin on Pinterest for later!



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xo Christina





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