Getting sick of your regular smoothie routine? We’ve all been there: you fall in love with a new smoothie recipe, you stock up your kitchen with all the right ingredients and you make it every day because it’s easy and you love the flavor and the boost it gives you. Although it’s great to have a favorite go-to recipe in your pocket at all times, it also gets really boring.
Well get ready, because it’s time to step out of the smoothie rut that you’ve got yourselves stuck in and start making the best protein shakes of your life. We’re talking about protein shakes with purpose here, people!
Click on the highlighted ingredients for inspirational recipe ideas to destroy your smoothie rut.
Plant-based protein inspirations
Ever wondered which plant-based foods make excellent sources of protein and taste great in a smoothie? Here are a few of my favorites:
- Hemp seeds
- Almonds/almond butter
- Sacha Inchi seeds (SaviSeeds)
- Pumpkin Seeds
- Vega One, or other plant-based protein powders
Now that you have some great ideas for some plant-based protein smoothie ingredient ideas, it’s time to look at adding in essential fatty acids. These are an important addition to our diet, since our bodies cannot produce them. Here are some great healthy fat options to add to your smoothie:
- Chia seeds
- Ground flaxseeds
- Nut butters
Extra nutrition booster
These next few ingredients pack quite a nutritional punch and make a great addition to your smoothies, not only for flavor but for the great nutritional benefits they offer.
- Berries (antioxidant support)
- Turmeric (inflammation support)
- Cayenne (circulation)
- Lemon (alkaline-forming)
- Ginger (digestive support)
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