A good starting point in solving some of the issues is by increasing the intake of essential nutrients. In this article, we will present you a recipe for a smoothie that will provide you the nutrients you need to energize your mind and body. This amazing smoothie is full of ingredients that are very beneficial for the overall health.
THE BENEFITS OF THE INGREDIENTS:
– Chia Seeds:
keeping you regular
– Raw Cacao Powder
full of protein, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. Many studies have shown that cacao powder has the ability to improve heart function and reduce stress.
– Raw maca powder will raise your energy levels, improve your endurance and increase your libido. It is also full of minerals that help balance the hormones in your body.
– Ground Flaxseed – an amazing source of omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fiber, protein, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, magnesium, and phosphorus. Flaxseeds also contain a lot of lignans, potent antioxidants that improve the cardiovascular health and help reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer.
– Ceylon Cinnamon – has anti-bacterial properties, is rich in antioxidants, aids digestion, helps balance blood sugar levels, and contains less coumarin when compared to Cassia Cinnamon.
– Raw Peanut Butter (or any nut butter): for protein + because it tastes so damn good
– Banana – is rich in potassium, which can help reduce the risk of developing a heart disease.
– Spinach: what’s a smoothie without greens?!
– Dates – amazing natural sweeteners that don’t have a high glycemic index, which means that they won’t raise the sugar levels like table sugar does.
HERE IS THE RECIPE FOR THE ENERGIZING CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE
-1 cup of spinach
-2 soft pitted dates
-2 tbsp. of raw cacao powder
-1 tbsp. of peanut butter
-1 tbsp. of ground flaxseed
-1 tbsp. of chia seeds
-1 tsp of maca powder
-1/4 tsp of Ceylon cinnamon
-1 cup of almond milk, or any nut milk
-Few ice cubes
Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy your drink.