Do you have a go to smoothie that’s simple to make, ridiculously tasty, full of all the nutrients you know you need AND provides energy to fuel you through whatever the day throws your way?
Well, now you do!
This here Green Energy Machine smoothie can be whipped up in 5 minutes or less. It’s delightfully dreamy and creamy — you might even jump out of bed early just to have time to make this baby! It’s packed full of earth grown foods. AND, it does exactly what you want it to do –> it will give you lots of energy.
Do you know what’s the perfect base for such a request of the body? Bananas! As a whole fruit, bananas contain naturally occurring sugar — and sugar (i.e., glucose) is the body’s #1 energy source.
All carbohydrates will turn into glucose when digested — but, only complex carbs, like those in bananas, will gradually get absorbed by the body thus providing long lasting ENERGY instead of just a quick fix followed by utter tiredness that refined sugars, or simple carbs, like a muffin, will provide.
To reap the full benefits of eating complex carbs, you’ll need to combine them with protein, healthy fats and fiber when creating your meal.
So, what does our creamy delicious smoothie that’s packed with ripe bananas, almond milk (you could make your own!!), spinach and chia seeds leave us with?
Healthy fats? Check.
Vitamins and minerals? Check.
Energy then? No questions there –> CHECK.
Your mind, body, and tummy will thank you.
- 3 ripe bananas
- 2 big handfuls of baby spinach
- ¼ cup of chia seeds
- ¾ quart of homemade almond milk
- Combine all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.