Take The Stress Out Of SMOOTHIES



Let's talk SMOOTHIES!


Are smoothies good or bad?


Homemade smoothies are a great way to met your total calories and increase your protein intake for the day.


However, there are pros and cons to this. Below is our list of pros and cons for you to decide your take on smoothies.


Pros:


Convenient

Adds Variety

Add Greens Easily

Customize for macros


Cons:


You may drink more calories than you would eat

Often not as filling long term

May result in bloating


If you are going to make a smoothie, we recommend you follow this process:


1. Choose a base


1 c. of filtered water

1 c. of unsweetened almond milk

1 c. of unsweetened coconut milk

1 c. full fat organic coconut milk and water


2. Choose one or two fruits


1 c. frozen blueberries

1 c. frozen strawberries

1 c. frozen mixed berries + 1/4 c. banana

1 c. frozen raspberries


3. Choose a veggie


1 c. spinach

1 c. frozen cauliflower

1 c. supergreens


4. Choose a fat


1/4 to 1/2 avocado

1 c full fat coconut milk

2 Tbsp natural organic almond butter

2 Tbsp natural organic cashew butter

1 Tbsp organic ground chia seeds

1 - 3 Tbsp organic ground flax seeds


5. Choose a protein


Collagen Peptides

Whey Protein Powder

Plant Based Protein Powder


Tell us below if you try making your smoothie this way.


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