Frankenstein’s Monster Smoothie

by tgiffitness on October 30, 2012

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Tomorrow is Halloween!

So start the day out right with Frankenstein’s Monster Smoothie! This smoothie has 3 servings of fruit, 2 servings of vegetables, protein, and healthy Omega fats!

Add a sprinkle of cinnamon to your smoothie for additional health benefits! Here are four benefits that may be particularly useful tomorrow:

  1. Stabilizes blood sugar
  2. Increased insulin production
  3. Headache and migraine relief
  4. Increased cognitive function and memory

Ingredients:

  • Juice from 2 navel oranges – Approx. 200ml
  • Zest from one orange
  • Juice from 1 carrot * See Note
  • 1 Ripe Banana
  • 2 cups Fresh Spinach OR 1 giant handful
  • 1/3 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbs Chia Seed – Ground
  • 1 Tbs Hemp Hearts
  • 1 Tbs Honey * Optional

 Directions:

Add all ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth

*Notes: 

  1. If you do not have a juicer, eat your carrot on the side
  2. The honey is optional. Depending on how sweet your oranges are, and how ripe your banana is, you may decide to add a tbs of honey.

 

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