This smoothie is packed with antioxidants, plant protein and delivers anti-inflammatory benefits. It's also easy to prepare and will leave you feeling energized, hydrated and ready to tackle the rest of your day. Makes a great breakfast or postworkout meal.
Plant Powered Protein Smoothie [Vegan]
- 1-1.5 cup 240-360 ml purified water (depending on desired thickness)
- 1 apple cut into chunks
- 1 fresh or frozen banana
- 1 cup frozen berries blueberries or raspberries are our favourites
- 3 to 4 handfuls of leafy greens spinach, kale, chard or romaine lettuce
- 2 Medjool dates pitted
- 2 tablespoons hemp hearts
- 1 teaspoon coconut butter almond butter or tahini
- 1 tablespoon spirulina or chlorella
- 1 thumb-size piece fresh ginger
- In a high-speed blender, combine all the ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy.