Morning all.. I felt the need to share this amazing smoothie recipe with you guys, as it has just massively lifted my spirits after what can only be described as a heinous workout…. 30 x WALL WALKS!! YES – you read right…. THIRTY!! OOOOOOOOF!
Soooo, what got me through this was thinking about the amazing smoothie I was going to make when I got home, and here it is:
COCONUT WATER ~ Hydrates the skin; full of antioxidants and cytokinins which have an anti-aging effect on the skin (MARVELLOUS!); loaded with potassium, magnesium + Vit C
COCONUT MILK ~ Is packed with vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6 as well as iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus; maintains blood sugar levels; contains saturated fats; prevents WRINKLES (YEAH BABY!); Can help to ease Arthritis symptoms.
CACAO POWDER ~ Huge amounts of antioxidants; Increases Serotonin/ Endorphins/ Phenylethylamine / Anandamide (FEEL GOOD + IN LOVE HORMONES!); Contains essential fats + minerals including magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, potassium and manganese.
MACA POWDER ~ Rich in vitamins B12, B1, B2, B12, C and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, amino acids + protein; BOOSTS LIBIDO + INCREASES STAMINA 😉 Balances hormones; Increases fertility; Relieves PMT/ menopausal issues; alleviates depression/ anxiety.
GOJI BERRIES ~ Known as a SuperFruit; High in antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins + minerals.
CHIA SEEDS ~ High in omega-3 fatty acids, manganese, phosphorus, antioxidants + protein. A slow release energy source preventing blood sugar crashes WHICH IN TURN FIGHTS BELLY FAT! Contains Tryptophan ~ the amino acid responsible for regulating mood, appetite + sleep 🙂 ZzZzzzz
ALMOND BUTTER ~ Rich in monounsaturated fats; Controls blood sugar levels; Loads of antioxidants.
SUN WARRIOR PROTEIN POWDER ~ Vegan; Stimulates muscle protein synthesis; Keeps you fuller for longer.
There you have it 🙂 I even made one for my son and he downed the LOT (Don’t tell him what was in there, because I may have fibbed a wee bit)
Have a great day 🙂