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THE FOOD MATTERS TEAM
Smoothies, when made with the right ingredients, can be the perfect breakfast on-the-go, mid-morning snack or exactly what you need when that 3pm slump hits. They are a great way to naturally boost your energy, packed with disease-fighting nutrients and a fast, yet easy way to give your body what it needs.
With the combination of certain ingredients, you can create yourself the perfect pick-me-up for those days when you need it most. These smoothie recipes will be sure to give you a boost of those happy hormones!
BERRY-RICH CRAVING SAVER
Don’t let those cravings win you over with chocolate and sweets, use these cravings as an excuse to make a beautiful berry smoothie like this one. The addition of cacao powder will give you an extra boost of happiness while also feeding your chocolate craving.
- 1/2 cup blueberries
- 3-5 strawberries, depending on size and freshness
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 tablespoon goji berries
- 1 tablespoon cacao powder (optional)
- 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds
Blend everything together until totally smooth and enjoy!