Picture credit, this is not my photo, as my darling boys alway drink it before I can take photo.
This is a base for my smoothie….. Add ins will depend on what I am trying to hind or what I have on hand.
1 very ripe frozen banana
1/2 cup blueberry
2 tbsp cacao
1/2 cup Coconut milk
1 raw egg ( make sure your eggs are pasture raised, fresh and from a trusted source)
My boys like it thick so they can eat it with a spoon.
Add 1/2 cup coconut water to make it more drinkable ( can substitute with milk of your choice)
Put everything you want into your breakfast smoothie and blend until smooth. Add more liquid if needed.
Add in extras
Pre and probiotic powder like this one. http://www.nuferm.com/shop/probiotic-foods-for-kids/
What’s so good about it……
Raw cacao is a superfood like no other. It’s loaded with anti-oxidants and rich in magnesium, which reduces inflammation in the body and helps build strong bones and good blood pressure. Bananas are also high in potassium, another mineral essential for a healthy heart.
Blueberries adds another big anti-oxidant boost
Hemp Seeds are Dubbed the world’s most nutritious seeds. contain all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life–including all ten the of the essential amino acids. No other single plant source has the essential amino acids in such an easily digestible form, nor the essential fatty acids in as perfect a ratio to meet human nutritional needs.”
Maca is widely eaten in Peru as a root vegetable and marketed elsewhere in the world as a supplement for increasing energy, stamina, strength and libido. Maca root contains calcium, iron, magnesium and selenium as well as essential fatty acids and 19 amino acids
Acia berry are a powerful superfood that is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. It contains a significant amount of fiber and protein, plus vitamins A, B, C, and E, calcium, iron, and a number of trace minerals and antioxidants
Chia seeds add extra protein
Flax meal add an omega-3 good fatty acid hit