Green Gingersnap Smoothie
This is an amazing post-workout smoothie with carbohydrates and protein to refuel tired muscles. The spinach and molasses contain lots of energy-building iron and the ginger helps to promote healthy digestion. And the best part of all? It tastes like a gingersnap cookie without the gluten or the guilt! 

3-4 ice cubes
1”- 1 ½” ginger, peeled
½ tsp. vanilla
½ banana
1 scoop vanilla protein powder (I use Vega)
¼ cup raw, unsalted cashews
1 tbsp. blackstrap molasses
2 cups raw spinach
unsweetened vanilla almond milk, enough to blend 

Blend all ingredients in a high-powered blender. Pour into a big glass and enjoy!





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Lisa Arends works as a math teacher and a wellness coach. After using her own sudden divorce three years ago as a catalyst for positive change, she now helps people navigate their own divorces. She loves to lift heavy weights and run long distances, and she is still learning how to meditate.Lisa chronicles her journey through divorce and into wellness in her book Lessons From the End of a Marriage.
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