A Green Smoothie To Start Your Weekend With A Bang

Introducing the healthiest, greenest smoothie you'll ever drink, filled with the super-est of superfoods: spirulina!

Spirulina is a blue-green, spiral-shaped algae (hence its name) that has been around since life appeared on earth. Coincidence? I think not!

The taste is strong, so one tablespoon will do the trick — a little goes a long way! With some turmeric and maca powder, it’s an energizing anti-inflammatory breakfast, too!

Side note: It can leave a bit of it's blue-green color in your mouth, so it's not advisable to eat this before a hot date. Unless your hot date is drinking the spirulina smoothie with you, in which case I think you've found a keeper.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (I used vanilla)
  • 2 handfuls of spinach (about 2 cups)
  • 1 scoop vanilla plant based protein powder
  • 1 Tbsp. spirulina (1 1/2 or 2 Tbsp. for the overachievers out there, though this will affect the taste!)
  • 1 tsp. maca powder
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric

Directions

Night before: Peel and cuts bananas in thirds, then place in freezer the night before. Having a stash of frozen bananas in the freezer is a great way to make a smoothie ritual easier!

Morning of: add ingredients together in blender (any variety will do) and blend.

Enjoy. At home, with a friend, or on a rooftop.

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